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WTC: The Homeless Councillor?

WTC: The Homeless Councillor? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, lamenting the shock-horror discovery that a WTC Councillor has claimed, in a legal document, to be homeless. ~~~~~ Subsections 29 – 34 of Chapter 7 of the Localism [...]

June 22, 2015 Whitby Town

DGPC: Danby Pantomime Council

DGPC: Danby Pantomime Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on his latest spot-check for transparency, accountability and general (in)competence. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 10th June 2015, my companion and I visited the Danby Group Parish Council (DGPC), [...]

June 19, 2015 Danby

S&CPC: The Only Way Is Ethics

S&CPC: The Only Way Is Ethics an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revisiting award-winning Seamer & Crossgates Parish Council – of Private Eye fame – and speculating on whether or not SBC Monitoring Officer Lisa DIXON is fit [...]

June 11, 2015 Seamer & Crossgates

Hinderwell Parish Council: Something To Hide?

Hinderwell Parish Council: Something To Hide? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on yet more delusions of grandeur and autocratic nonsense in the third tier. ~~~~~ Following recent Enquirer articles of national significance (on John POULSON and [...]

May 30, 2015 Hinderwell

Whitby Shows ‘No Confidence’ In Town Council – No Ballot

Whitby Shows ‘No Confidence’ In Town Council – No Ballot – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, interpreting the sad state of Nominations for Election to Whitby Town (Parish) Council. ~~~~~ By a curious twist of fate, two [...]

April 10, 2015 Whitby Town

WTC: A Model Of Transparency – NOT

WTC: A Model Of Transparency – NOT an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to an ‘Infrequently Asked Question’: “How far short does Whitby Town (Parish) Council fall of the standards of transparency and accountability demanded by the [...]

April 6, 2015 Whitby Town

Northallerton Town Clerk Suspended

Northallerton Town Clerk Suspended an “In My View” pre-article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on today’s Darlington & Stockton Times exclusive “Mystery over suspension of Northallerton town clerk”. ~~~~~ The North Yorkshire rumour mill is grinding hard this morning over the [...]

March 30, 2015 Town & Parish

“N-word” Cllr COCKERILL – Confronted With The Truth

“N-word” Cllr COCKERILL – Confronted With The Truth an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest turn of events in the the row about the “N-word” Councillor. ~~~~~ Background Readers will perhaps recall the case of [...]

March 12, 2015 Filey Town, Scarborough Borough Council

Quiet, Please! Democracy Is Sleeping!

A Letter to the Editor from Amanda SMITH, writing as a member of the public in response, perhaps, to recent misinformation in the Whitby Liar. Amanda is one of only four members of Whitby Town (Parish) Council who possesses an [...]

March 7, 2015 Whitby Town

ELN: Caught Red-Handed!

ELN: Caught Red-Handed! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an extraordinary blunder with far-reaching consequences by a newly-co-opted crony Councillor at the worst Parish Council in North Yorkshire. ~~~~~ Background Readers who have missed the on-going [...]

March 2, 2015 Exelby, Leeming & Newton