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“Better or Worse?”

A Letter to the Editor from DAVID HANCOCK of Scarborough, questioning the promised advantages of moving to a unitary authority. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Those of us who, when details of the forthcoming abolition of SBC was announced positively rejoiced at [...]

November 13, 2023 Letters

The Talking Bin

As we hard pressed taxpayers are aware, in 2023/24 the Council Tax bill for North Yorkshire Council rose by 2%. Those governing the Socialist Republic of North Yorkshire, the communists wearing blue rosettes laughably known as the Conservative Party, have [...]

July 31, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Heads-Up, Carl Les”

“Heads-Up, Carl Les” The Enquirer is delighted to re-publish a letter (already circulating on social media) from a Scarborough resident to North Yorkshire Council Leader, Councillor Carl Les [Con.] (pictured above), highlighting the travesty of “public consultation” carried out to [...]

April 13, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

WSP: “Transparency & Accountability”

WSP: “Transparency & Accountability” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, speculating on information ‘doing the rounds’ amongst members of the public both before and after the evening session of the Public Consultation meeting held at Whitby Pavilion [...]

March 13, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

The Belfast Disconnection: All Wagons Circled!

The Belfast Disconnection: All Wagons Circled! by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In accordance with its duty as journalists to hold public bodies to account, the NYE team has been investigating why Police funds were used to pay for Chief Constable [...]

February 19, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

A Voice of Reason

A Voice of Reason – an Open Letter to SBC Head of Paid Service & CEO, MIKE GREENE, by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on the last remaining honourable route to a return to good order. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE [...]

September 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Game Over!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirtieth 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 [...]

July 21, 2021 Photoons

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