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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

Privacy of Correspondence

Privacy of Correspondence A Letter to the Editor from regular contributor NIGEL WARD, appealing for a proper respect for a fundamental aspect of law. ~~~~~ Sir, A great deal has been said, and published, about Scarborough Borough Council’s practice and [...]

September 16, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Slithering Sideways

SBC: Slithering Sideways an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a false Witness Statement and an apparently wrongful conviction. Just when you think they can sink no lower . . . they line up a scapegoat. ~~~~~ There [...]

August 11, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“And Some You Lose “

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-seventy-sixth 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 [...]

April 17, 2019 Photoons

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the affection for secrecy that characterises the practices and policies of Scarborough Borough Council – a gate-keepers’ guide to unaccountability. ~~~~~ Regular readers will, no [...]

November 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling

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

“Out Of Your Hat?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-fourth 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 [...]

September 30, 2018 Photoons

“Just Too Stupid?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-third 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 [...]

September 24, 2018 Photoons

“SBC: The (not so) Grim RIPA”

A very welcome Letter to the Editor from ANNE SKEOGH, who writes to clarify the legalities behind Scarborough Borough Council’s unlawful practice and policy of intercepting email communications between members of the public and elected Councillors – confirming views expressed [...]

September 22, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council