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NYMR Vandals Sentenced

NYMR Vandals Sentenced by TIM THORNE ~~~~~ Regular readers will be aware of the despicable attack by mindless vandals on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR). NYE coverage here and NYMR response thanking the NYE for our support here. This [...]

April 30, 2018 Misc

Fearnley to fight Scarborough & Whitby for Labour

Fearnley to fight Scarbough & Whitby for Labour PRESS RELEASE Two hundred local Labour Party members met in Scarborough on 7th April to select a candidate for election to Parliament. Hugo Fearnley, 36, a local man who runs a business [...]

April 14, 2018 Misc

RNLI: Up-Dated Press Release

RNLI: Up-Dated Press Release Adrian Carey, RNLI Head of Lifesaving, has provided a new and more detailed press release in regard to the dismissal of Coxswain Mr Tom Clark. Two earlier press releases are shown below. Press Statement Scarborough’s volunteer [...]

April 13, 2018 Misc

NYMR ‘Railway in Wartime Weekend’ Controversy

NYMR ‘Railway in Wartime Weekend’ Controversy by TIM HICKS ~~~ I was shocked to read this BBC Report that the NYMR had been involved in a controversy for inviting German re-enactors to its famous ‘Railway in Wartime Weekend’ event. Regular [...]

April 8, 2018 Misc

Book Review: “Yorkshire Ripper – The Secret Murders”

Book Review: “Yorkshire Ripper – The Secret Murders” by Chris Clark and Tim Tate Some personal background As a young man, I remember following the Yorkshire Ripper investigation and the trial in which Peter Sutcliffe – a lorry driver from [...]

February 14, 2018 Misc

“Doomsday Clock Statement”

“Doomsday Clock Statement” Shifting focus, momentarily, from the provincial to the global, readers may appreciate the opportunity to consider the views set out in the Science and Security Board “Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists”, edited by John Mecklin. The Bulletin [...]

January 26, 2018 Misc

Farmer Bob’s Extracontextual ‘Fess-Up

Farmer Bob’s Extracontextual ‘Fess-Up Insignificantly, Scarborough & Whitby Conservative MP Robert Goodwill has been passed over in the Prime Minister’s latest Cabinet re-shuffle. In an uncharacteristic gesture of candour, Mr Goodwill has shared his personal post-sacking ruminations with readers of [...]

January 20, 2018 Misc

“The Good Old Days”

“The Good Old Days” Christmas 1955 – Ironical Aspirations . . . New Year’s Day 2018 – Harsh Reality . . . (not a Blue Flag in sight) . . . Happy Dip! [...]

December 15, 2017 Misc


CORRECTIONS/APOLOGIES Yesterday, Sunday 5th November 2017, the North Yorks Enquirer published an article of mine addressing the fact that s.17 of the Data Protection Act 1998 requires (inter alia) Councillors at all levels of Local Government (and MPs) to ‘notify’ [...]

November 6, 2017 Misc

Westminster ‘Sleaze’ List Published in Full

With a view to ending wild speculation circulating freely in the Borough of Scarborough, the Enquirer is pleased to re-direct readers to the blog-site of TOM PRIDE – where an UN-REDACTED image of the list appears, in the public domain. [...]

November 1, 2017 Misc