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Confessions & Promises

Confessions & Promises an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. It Has Been Alleged . . . It has been alleged, by the Legal & Democratic Services department of Scarborough Borough Council; that I have published defamatory articles. [28/03/2013] [...]

July 27, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Peter Jaconelli to be Stripped of Honours

Peter Jaconelli to be Stripped of Honours Following allegations made by Real Whitby contributors over the past eighteen months and featured on the BBC “Inside Out” documentary broadcast on 10th February 2014, this draft  Motion has now appeared on the [...]

May 2, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down

“The Persistence of Mummery” – NYCC Hunkers Down an “In My View” article by Nigel Ward – reporting on a rather naïve and futile attempt by the North Yorkshire County Council Standards Committee to hinder the further investigation of wrong-doing [...]

February 2, 2014 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

A 1st-Class BASTIMAN

A 1st-Class BASTIMAN Sneaton Castle:  10 September 2013 On Tuesday 10th September 2013, the Coast & Moors Area Committee of North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) convened at Sneaton Castle to debate and resolve the highly contentious matter of the on-street [...]

October 27, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Double Standards?

The Standards Committee of Scarborough Borough Council has openly criticised the conduct of the now former Scarborough Borough Councillor Geoff Evans, over an event that took place back in 2012. In 2012, Councillor Evans was telephoned at his home as [...]

October 5, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Bully Council – abuse of entrusted power?

Scarborough Bully Council – abuse of entrusted power? an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on the increasingly authoritarian mind-set informing the actions of a Council desperate to conceal endemic corruption defined as “The abuse of entrusted power [...]

May 8, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Press Censorship: more incredible revelations

Scarborough Borough Council Press Censorship:  more incredible revelations Tim Hicks reports on the extraordinary disarray within Scarborough Borough Council, its Cabinet, and the Legal & Support Services department of Ms Lisa Dixon . . . What the Council’s letter actually [...]

April 21, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cabinet – worst in the UK

SBC Cabinet – worst in the UK “Fox’s Cabinet of Curiosities” – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Following the recent national media exposure in Private Eye, uPSD and many of the [...]

October 11, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Transparency in Local Government

Transparency in Local Government – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ ‘Transparency’ has become something of a buzz-word in local government circles; everyone professes to uphold it – until it comes to disclosing information that is potentially [...]

October 3, 2010 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town