Monday 18th March 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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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

YCH Boss Ducks Safeguarding and H&S Issues – then Goes to Ground

YCH Boss Ducks Safeguarding and H&S Issues – then Goes to Ground an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining an astonishing disregard on the part of Yorkshire Coast Homes for a single-mum’s plight . . . followed by [...]

October 29, 2017 Misc

Death of a Citizen Journalist: A Tribute

Death of a Citizen Journalist: A Tribute by TIM HICKS. ~~~ The NYE has run national stories on journalism, but for the first time in its history, the NYE is to run an international story. This concerns the murder of [...]

October 24, 2017 Misc

GOODWILL ‘Mauled by Pit Bull’

GOODWILL ‘Mauled by Pit Bull’ The Huffington Post has reported that, in a live interview on Channel 5 on Friday 13th October 2017 (unlucky for some, Bob), rising-star BBC interviewer Amanda BARNETT decimated Scarborough and Whitby MP Robert GOODWILL with [...]

October 15, 2017 Misc