Monday 18th December 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Letters" Category

“Groundhog Day in Filey”

A Letter to the Editor from Filey resident, John MOOK, addressing the encroachment on communities of insensitive – but lucrative – Planning Consents. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, The major issue on the news besides Brexit is the present housing crisis. But [...]

October 21, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Who Gives a Frack?”

A Letter to the Editor from Roger BRUTON of Pocklington, highlighting his concerns regarding the burgeoning fracking (hydraulic fracturing) programme in the Yorkshire area. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, On the evening of 9th October I attended a talk at the Milton [...]

October 13, 2017 Letters

“A Little Respect? Too Little Respect!”

A Letter to the Editor from Connie PEACH, responding to the defensive/aggressive reaction of Councillor Phil TRUMPER [Con.] to the publication of news that a Formal Complaint against him (for failing to declare an interest) has been upheld. ~~~~~ Dear [...]

October 10, 2017 Letters

“It is a DISGRACE!”

A Letter to the Editor from Heather RELF, of Whitby, writing in response to Councillor Rob BARNETT’s letter (“Down at the Bottom of the Heap”) of 14th September 2017. ~~~ Dear Editor, It is a DISGRACE! I refer to Rob [...]

September 26, 2017 Letters

“Down at the Bottom of the Heap”

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.], commenting on the Social Marketing Foundation’s verdict on the Borough of Scarborough insofar as it reflects the ‘rose-tinted’ Leadership of Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.]. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, “Scarborough: The [...]

September 14, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“S’borough Salaries 30% Below National Average”

A Letter to the Editor from Kevin STAINTON of Scarborough, in reaction to a Social Marketing Foundation report (‘Living on the edge: Britain’s coastal communities’) highlighting the abysmal average salary in the Borough – 30% below the national average – [...]

September 5, 2017 Letters

Ethical Standards Comparison between SBC and the NY Enquirer

Ethical Standards Comparison between SBC and the NY Enquirer A Letter to the Editor from NUJ investigative journalist TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Sir, To give readers further confidence in the quality of NYE journalism, I would like to return to the [...]

September 5, 2017 Letters

Yorkshire Soldier Buried in Unmarked Grave Identified

A Letter to the Editor from contributor TIM HICKS, who writes to appeal for relatives of Lance Corporal William “Ginger” Loney of the Parachute Regiment to come forward. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Yorkshire Soldier Buried in Unmarked Grave Identified I was [...]

August 24, 2017 Appeals, Letters

“Do You Trust Your Council?”

A Letter to the Editor from Trevor SAUNDERS of Cottingham, offering a suggestion to remedy the inadequacy of Councils’ Complaints Procedures. ~~~~~ Sirs, Do You Trust Your Council or the Local Government Ombudsman? No? Then let the local taxpayers have [...]

August 1, 2017 Letters

“Harassing the Sentinels”

A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS, commenting on abuses of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 to silence the sentinels whose scrutiny keeps our public servants on the straight and narrow. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I write concerning the [...]

July 15, 2017 Letters