Wednesday 11th December 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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A Word of Farewell to ‘Shack’

A Word of Farewell to ‘Shack’ I have been asked to present, to the North Yorks Enquirer and its readers, the following eulogy to recently and unexpectedly deceased Councillor John SHACKLETON (‘Shack’ to his friends, amongst whom I hope to [...]

August 23, 2019 Filey Town

FTC: Discredit & Disillusionment

FTC: Toilet Troubles an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on growing unrest at Filey Town Council. ~~~~~ I am sad to report that all seems far from well at my favourite third-tier tentacle of local government – [...]

December 13, 2018 Filey Town

FTC: 26/07/18 By-Election Result

FTC: 26/07/18 By-Election Result [...]

July 27, 2018 Filey Town

FTC: By-Election Preview

FTC: By-Election Preview an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the by-election for the Filey Town Council by-election (following the resignation of Councillor John CASEY) on Thursday 26th July 2018.. ~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST At a time [...]

July 25, 2018 Filey Town

Paedo Town Clerk Convicted

Paedo Town Clerk Convicted – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the conviction (for rape and other sexual offences) of a trusted public servant. ~~~~~ Sussex Police has confirmed, in a statement on the force’s website, [...]

July 11, 2018 Town & Parish

Whitby Parish Poll Aborted

Whitby Parish Poll Aborted – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying some misconceptions regarding the recently publicised Call for a Parish (Town) Poll in Whitby. ~~~~~ Readers of the Whitby Gazette will be aware that, at a [...]

May 1, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

SBC: Councillor Phil TRUMPER – Complaint UPHELD

SBC: Councillor Phil TRUMPER – Complaint UPHELD an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the outcome of a Formal Complaint against the Tory Councillor who failed to declare an interest for the WTC ‘No Confidence’ motion. ~~~~~ [...]

October 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the outcome of another Standards fiasco. ~~~~~ Readers may recall an incident which took place at Whitby Town Council on [...]

September 29, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Whitby Raw Sewage Leak: Up-Date

Whitby Raw Sewage Leak: Up-Date Further to last week’s article “WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?”” reporting on the raw sewage leak in the lower horse field to the west of Whitby Abbey Car Park (see below), a week [...]

August 21, 2017 Whitby Town

WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?”

WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, covering an ill-timed ‘leak’ on the eve of Regatta. ~~~~~ Much has been made of the decision by Whitby Town (Parish) Council (WTC) to take [...]

August 16, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town