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North Yorks Enquirer

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Scarborough Bathing Water Pollution

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor GUY SMITH, bemoaning the unacceptable state of Scarborough’s bathing waters, as revealed to the nation by the Daily Mirror reporter LUCY THORNTON and highlighted in the past here on the [...]

September 26, 2023 Letters

Yarm TC: Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo?

Yarm TC: Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo? A Letter to the Editor from a very concerned PAMELA CHRISTOPHER, who has been doing a little digging through Yarm Town Council’s records, following the publication of earlier Enquirer revelations about disturbing news about [...]

September 22, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

Loadsa Money?

Loadsa Money? Ahead of the second Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly this month (Whitby Town Council itself meets only once every two months), today’s Letter to the Editor comes from Councillor Rob Barnett – revealing some basic facts and figures that every Whitby [...]

September 15, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

The Peterlee ‘Massacre’

Today’s Letter to the Editor is a follow-up to a previous publication (published 22nd May 2023) regarding the conduct of Officers of Peterlee Town Council which, on the evidence of former Peterlee Town Councillor Mandy THOMPSON, has been systematically white-washing [...]

September 12, 2023 Letters

“WTC & the Fourth Estate”

Within less than 48 hours of the Enquirer publishing Nigel Ward’s damning report on the recent Extraordinary Meeting of Whitby Town Council, one member has broken cover to offer his personal views on the paucity of democratic representation in Whitby [...]

August 20, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

Eskdale: Time for Common Sense

Eskdale: Time for Common Sense A Letter to the Editor from Former Eskdale School Chair of Governors MIKE WARD, appealing for ‘common sense’ at a time when many have lost their heads. This letter has also been sent to all [...]

June 18, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Bottom Enders Betrayed?

Scarborough Bottom Enders Betrayed? One year ago today, on 31st May 2022, Scarborough businessman Mr Peter LEE published an 8-page Open Letter, countersigned by 100 residents of Scarborough’s Bottom End. The Open Letter was addressed to: 1). The Town Deal [...]

May 31, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Parish Politics – Gone to the Dogs?

Parish Politics – Gone to the Dogs! A Letter to the Editor from Steve CROSBY, a Parish Councillor in Osgodby, North Yorkshire, making the case for a keener public engagement in local non-party politics. ~~~~~ Sir, The image of British local governance [...]

May 29, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“It Can’t Be Put Right!”

“It Can’t Be Put Right!” Inspired by the ever-expanding series of Enquirer articles on Potto Parish Council, MANDY THOMPSON, Labour Town Councillor 2013-17 (hereinafter “the whistle-blower”), writes to relate her own ‘insider’ experiences of corrupt local government at Peterlee Town [...]

May 22, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

Open Letter from the Mayor of Whitby

Open Letter from the newly-elected Mayor of Whitby Following an invitation from Enquirer correspondent NIGEL WARD, Whitby Town Councillor Bob DALRYMPLE, the newly-elected Mayor of Whitby, has submitted a commendable Open Letter to the people of Whitby encouraging their engagement [...]

May 10, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town