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Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.3]

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.3] – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting Part 3 of an investigation into Potto Parish Council. Having previously shown “How much?” (many thousands) and “How?” (unlawfully), the question now arises: “Why?” If you are a Potto reader and [...]

January 29, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Potto

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt 2]

Potto: Where’s the Money [Pt 2] – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting Part 2 of an article about the financial affairs of Potto Parish Council, examining the opacity around the Councils financial performance, and begging the [...]

January 21, 2023 Hambleton District Council, Potto

“Village of the Damned”

Letters to the Editor from just two of a growing band of Potto-watchers responding to Enquirer coverage of arguably the worst Parish Council in England and Wales. ADAM TAYLOR of Northallerton has been attempting to obtain answers from Potto Parish [...]

January 15, 2023 Letters, Potto

POTTO – a Personal View

POTTO – a Personal View – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to readers who wonder about data security and how information substantiating articles published on the North Yorks Enquirer is gathered, collated and validated. It is, [...]

January 9, 2023 Hambleton District Council, Potto

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.1]

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.1] – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a further examination of the practices and policies of Potto Parish Council (and friends) – an interesting turn of events interrupts my intended sequence of [...]

January 2, 2023 Potto

Potto Council’s Internal Auditor: Incompetent – or What?

Potto Council’s Internal Auditor: Incompetent – or What? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting the second in a series of articles examining the conduct of Potto Parish Council, in the District of Hambleton, and comparing the work [...]

December 16, 2022 Potto

Arguably the WORST Parish Council in England

Arguably the WORST  Parish Council in England – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting a brief introduction to a series of articles examining the conduct of arguably the WORST Parish Council in England – Potto Parish Council, in [...]

November 29, 2022 Potto

Mayoral Accountability

Mayoral Accountability – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, in response to a knee-jerk reaction to an earlier article – an apparent case of misplaced loyalty. ~~~~~ In response to my earlier article “Mayoral VFM” (13/06/21), offering a direct [...]

August 1, 2021 Filey Town

Mayoral VFM

Mayoral VFM – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, comparing two Town Mayors in terms of (wait for it!) Value for Money. ~~~~~ Whitby Town Councillor Linda WILD has been Mayor of Whitby for some time now. Councillor WILD [...]

June 13, 2021 Town & Parish

“Northallerton Mysteries”

A Letter to the Editor from PAIGE TURNER of Hambleton, highlighting some mysterious events at Northallerton Town Council, where matters appear to have gone from bad to worse since the suspension of former Town Clerk, Sue FRASER in 2015. Surely [...]

October 25, 2020 Town & Parish