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Rochdale Grooming Scandal & NYP

Rochdale Grooming Scandal & NYP by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ The NYE’s crime journalist Tim Hicks covers the shocking findings of the independent review into the failure of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) and other agencies to investigate and prosecute men who [...]

January 21, 2024 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

Ret’d County Cllr asks “Who is Nigel Ward?”

A Letter to the Editor from a retired County Councillor who has been conducting his own research into the voluntary work, in the public interest, of Enquirer Local Authorities correspondent, NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Dear Editor of North Yorks Enquirer Thank [...]

November 1, 2023 Letters

NYP Custody Scandal: The “Booty Patrol”

NYP Custody Scandal: The “Booty Patrol” by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has recently published a joint report on the inspection of North Yorkshire Police’s (NYP) custody services undertaken jointly with [...]

November 28, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

Dismissed Without Notice

Dismissed Without Notice by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction UK Police Forces now publish Chief Officers’ expenses, to ensure openness and transparency, and to facilitate public, and media scrutiny. In accordance with this policy, this article is one of a series [...]

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

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

“BOLLOCKS!”

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

January 18, 2022 Photoons

The Belfast Disconnections: The Quest Continues

Attention! … Attention! … Tim Hicks continues his series of articles investigating Chief Police Officers expenses, which has been very popular with our readers. Tim is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in auditing expenses claims. The Belfast Disconnections: The [...]

January 18, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Financial Control in NYP #3

Financial Control in NYP #3 by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction UK Police Forces now publish Chief Officers’ expenses, to ensure openness and transparency, and to facilitate public, and media scrutiny. In accordance with this policy, this article is part of a [...]

December 13, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

The Leeds, Harrogate & Belfast Connections

The Leeds, Harrogate & Belfast Connections by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In accordance with its duty as journalists to hold public bodies to account, the NYE team has for some time been investigating the profligate misuse of public funds by North [...]

July 13, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

EXPENSES: The Buckingham Palace Connection

EXPENSES: The Buckingham Palace Connection by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Following on from my series of articles on Chief Police Officers taxpayer funded trips to exciting tourist destinations all over Europe. This article examines former Deputy Chief Constable Tim Madgwick’s [...]

November 13, 2020 North Yorkshire Police