Wednesday 22nd May 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an insensitive start to the restoration of Whitby Piers (suspended now for the winter months but back in action in time for the local elections) [...]

December 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a crisis of confidence ripping through our region’s Conservative Associations. ~~~~~ Many Enquirer readers who also follow the anti-corruption and public interest endeavours [...]

November 15, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Town Hall Lockdown Explained: CEO Bowing out?

SBC Town Hall Lockdown Explained: CEO Bowing Out? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the unravelling of a Scarborough Borough Council ‘urban myth’, from the Lockdown to the Showdown to the Lowdown. ~~~~~ The Lockdown Readers [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council


SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling an “In My View” article, sharing some opinions on SBC CEO Jim DILLON’s evasion (or do I mean ‘avoidance’?) of scrutiny. ~~~~~ Rhetorical question: Finding himself up a certain well-known creek without available means of propulsion, [...]

October 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Flamingo Land Tory Donations V

Tory Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the now demolished Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tories. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission [...]

September 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Staithes Tragedy – a Sign of the Times?

Staithes Tragedy – a Sign of the Times? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD examining the possibility that poor Health & Safety standards at SBC may already have cost a young life. ~~~~~ The subject of Scarborough Borough [...]

August 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim by NIGEL WARD, emailed to Mr DILLON shortly before publication. ~~~~~ Mr James McGarvie DILLON – Head of Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Jim, I write to further the expression [...]

August 14, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

VPC: Value for Money?

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, the Enquirer’s correspondent for Harbours, has been applying further scrutiny to the financial viability of the Vincent Pier Crane (VPC) in Scarborough Harbour – another major coup for Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.]. ~~~~~ [...]

June 23, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Harbours – Nothing to Crow About

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS of Scarborough identifies the fundamental problem facing the Borough’s Harbours in Scarborough and Whitby. (This is the full article – not the abbreviated version published as a letter in the Scarborough News and the Whitby Gazette). [...]

June 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council