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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

NYE Submits Evidence to MoJ

Longstanding NYE contributor and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Journalist Tim Hicks has submitted evidence to the Ministry of Justice investigation into Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs). His evidence concerns the use of SLAPPs by Scarborough Council (SBC) and [...]

May 24, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Commissioner Allott’s Resignation

Commissioner Allott’s Resignation by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Following Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Philip Allott’s remarks about the murder of Sarah Everard by Police Constable Wayne Couzens:  “So women, first of all, need to be streetwise about when they can [...]

October 17, 2021 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

2021 PFCC Election Special – 2

The NYE is running a series of Election Special articles on the forthcoming elections to determine who will be the next Police Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for North Yorkshire on the 6th of May. The first article covered the [...]

April 19, 2021 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

CodHead: An Appreciation

A Letter to the Editor from NYE police and crime correspondent TIM HICKS, lamenting (as must we all) the passing of resident political cartoonist CodHead. ~~~~~ Sir, CodHead: An Appreciation I read of the passing of the NYE’s cartoonist CodHead [...]

July 22, 2020 Letters

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

The Amsterdam/Bahrain/Estonia/Copenhagen/Edinburgh & York Connections

The Amsterdam/Bahrain/Estonia/Copenhagen/Edinburgh & York Connections by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Following on from my series of articles on Chief Police Officers expenses generally and Chief Constable Winward’s tax payer funded trips to exciting tourist destinations all over Europe: The Helsinki [...]

March 1, 2020 North Yorkshire Police

‘Fantasy Leader’ & The “X” Factor

‘Fantasy Leader’ & The “X” Factor an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, surveying the local political landscape as we move towards the return of Council, following the summer recess. ~~~~~ As the ‘silly season’ draws to a [...]

September 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Jane Kenyon-Miller Rides Again!

Jane Kenyon-Miller Rides Again! An Open Letter to the man presently being referred to as ‘The Once & Future Leader’ , Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] from the Enquirer’s Police & Crime correspondent, TIM HICKS – commenting on the ramifications of [...]

August 29, 2019 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council