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Browsing the "Councillor Carl Les" Tag

2021 PFCC Election Special – 1

On the 6th of May, elections will be held to determine who will be the next Police Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for North Yorkshire. The NYE will therefore be running an Election Special consisting of a series of articles [...]

April 15, 2021 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

DEVO – Latest Developments

DEVO – Latest Developments an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the present state of machinations in pusuit of the abolition of second-tier local authorities in North Yorkshire. It is apparently the case that members will [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Independent DIVA-lution!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-fourteenth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

August 30, 2020 Photoons

“King of the DEVO Castle”

“King of the DEVO Castle” It looks as though InToon has his money on hot favourite County Councillor Carl Les[Con.], presently Leader of North Yorkshire County Council, to scoop the DEVO pool and become ‘King of the DEVO Castle’ – [...]

August 22, 2020 Cartoons

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, watching the jockeying and horse-trading for power, positions and pensions arising from the forthcoming changes in local government arrangements. ~~~~~ The buzz-word on everybody’s lips at [...]

August 12, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

HDC Fails to Enforce Parking Tickets

HDC Fails to Enforce Parking Tickets Campaigner ANDY STRANGEWAY, today’s Guest Author, celebrates one year since he visited, in company with Enquirer regular NIGEL WARD, Hambleton District Councillor Carl LES [Con.] Leader of North Yorkshire County Council, at the Leeming [...]

June 4, 2020 Hambleton District Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye
County Hall - Northallerton

NYCC: “Call to Arms” to Local Shops/Businesses

North Yorkshire is calling on local businesses to come forward with offers of help to get food and essential goods to the isolated. While many are already actively helping, we have been called by many businesses wanting to help but [...]

April 3, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council


STRANGEWAY 6 v 0 HDC Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY sums up the first half . . . ~~~~~ Over recent months, Conservative-controlled Hambleton District Council (HDC) has been forced, by an uneducated house painter, to make six U-Turns in relation [...]

February 7, 2020 Hambleton District Council

Leeming Bar Parking Ban Closes All Roads

Leeming Bar Parking Ban Closes All Roads Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY picks up the tattered remnants of the disastrous Leeming Bar PSPO (PMSL). ~~~~~ Residents of Leeming Bar, business owners on Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, Pembroke Caravan site and Coneygarth Truck [...]

January 27, 2020 Hambleton District Council