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Carry On, Cowboy Council

Carry On, Cowboy Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining local government at the nethermost level. ~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Feudal Doodle Do I scarcely know how to begin this article, so extraordinary were the events [...]

July 23, 2014 Exelby, Leeming & Newton

Equal Under The Law? Parish The Thought!

Equal Under The Law? Parish The Thought! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the conduct of Parish Councils in relation to the current Standards regime established under the terms of the Localism Act 2011. ~~~~~ Though this [...]

June 27, 2014 Exelby, Leeming & Newton

Jimmy Savile: NHS Reports issued

Jimmy Savile: NHS Reports issued – Crime and Parliamentary Affairs Correspondent Tim Hicks reports on today’s release of the long-awaited NHS Reports on the predatory paedophile (and, according to some reports, serial necrophile) JIMMY SAVILE. ~~~~~ An event that the North [...]

June 26, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Guardians Of Transparency – The Right To Film

Guardians Of Transparency – The Right To Film – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an attempt to invoke anti-terrorism legislation to prevent legitimate reporting of a major event of conspicuous public interest. ~~~~~ IN THE [...]

June 24, 2014 Seamer & Crossgates

(S)TOP SECRET – Parish Clerks: The Giant Leeches

(S)TOP SECRET – Parish Clerks: The Giant Leeches IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~ Following the unexpectedly positive response to my recent article about Seamer & Crossgates Parish Council in the Borough [...]

November 24, 2013 Newby & Scalby

Parish Councils: ANARCHY in the UK

Parish Councils: ANARCHY in the UK – an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST All Fools’ Day 2014 will mark the 40th Anniversary of the implementation of the Local Government Act 1972. Progressively, throughout [...]

November 17, 2013 Seamer & Crossgates

Clerk’s Comedy Correspondence We are happy to comply with a request to publish the complete correspondence record between a member of the public and Mr Chris Adnitt, Clerk to Folkton Parish Council. (Mr Chris Adnitt is also the Responsible Financial [...]

November 1, 2013 Folkton

Pickles: Go Forth And Scrutinise

Pickles: Go Forth And Scrutinise Lights, Camera, Action! Councils ‘Pickled’ Once again, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is in the news, reiterating his loud and clear announcement of June this year, regarding the right of the public [...]

October 24, 2013 Filey Town, Newby & Scalby, Seamer & Crossgates, Whitby Town

Whitby Council votes for free speech, “deploring” SBC threats

Whitby Council votes for free speech, “deploring” SBC threats an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ The story that has attracted tens of thousands of internet-users to the support of the Real Whitby Magazine newsblog has finally made [...]

April 13, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Jane Kenyon’s man ‘Bill’: Forging Ahead

Jane Kenyon’s man Bill: Forging Ahead – an “In My View” – by Nigel Ward IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Recent articles outlining the long list of discrepancies in the Public Record (insofar as it concerns itself with the conduct of Councillor [...]

August 10, 2012 Newby & Scalby