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Savile: Scarborough/Leeds/Manchester inter-connections

Savile: Scarborough/Leeds/Manchester inter-connections – second of three short Savile investigation up-date bulletins by Tim Hicks ~ Savile was born in Leeds and worked in West Yorkshire as a miner. He moved to Manchester in the mid-1950’s, staying there until about 1966 [...]

February 5, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

N Yorks Council CEO under renewed pressure

N Yorks Council CEO under renewed pressure – an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward ~ Talking to a ‘tame’ Councillor last week, I discovered that there are still some people who see nothing wrong with ‘double-dipping’ – the [...]

February 4, 2013 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

How to Waste £500,000

Regular readers will remember the failed attempts by Scarborough Borough Council to move the Town Hall out to Dunslow Road at Eastfield in 2012. Planning for the move commenced in 2010 when the Skipton Building Society announced that Prospect House, [...]

February 3, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Jimmy Savile: A short update

Jimmy Savile: A short update – by Tim Hicks ~ In my last article on the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, I identified that although Savile was a loner, who had difficulty forming relationships with anyone and claimed to have no [...]

January 28, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Jimmy Savile: The FOUR Rings?

Jimmy Savile:  The FOUR Rings? – Tim HICKS up-dates some major developments in the Savile investigation in Scarborough and Whitby. ~~~~~ Further to my recent “Corruption Busters” article on Jimmy Savile, we have received more information from Whitby and Scarborough residents, [...]

January 24, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Savile/Jaconelli/Corrigan paedophile ring: NYP cover-up continues

Savile/Jaconelli/Corrigan paedophile ring: NYP cover-up continues – by Tim Hicks, reporting on the latest developments in the Scarborough/Whitby Savile investigation now coming under examination by Operation Yewtree. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BACKGROUND The series of articles we have run on Jimmy Savile has [...]

January 18, 2013 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Sirius – a Mess of Potash

Sirius – a Mess of Potash – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ It would seem to me that no regulatory statute or Act of Parliament should be considered to be beyond the scope of amendment [...]

January 9, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Christmas Carol(e)” – with Lisa & Jeremy

“A Christmas Carol(e)” – with Lisa & Jeremy – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST “Weeks turn into years; how quick they pass. And all the stars that never were are parking [...]

December 25, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

New Media & Local Politics

Times they are a-changing. Gone are the days when the final word on a subject in local politics was given by a local Authority press release or through their stooges in the local paper. The only dissenting voices were to [...]

December 19, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

The Stamp(s) of Authority?

The Stamp(s) of Authority? – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Back on 2nd December, Real Whitby published an article of mine entitled “Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?”.  Three [...]

December 16, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council