Friday 23rd April 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SIDDONS: GDPR Breach Allegations

SIDDONS: GDPR Breach Allegations an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering indications that delusions of grandeur may have strayed over the line – and into unlawful conduct. ~~~~~ I am happy to share with the wider public formal [...]

August 18, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, watching the jockeying and horse-trading for power, positions and pensions arising from the forthcoming changes in local government arrangements. ~~~~~ The buzz-word on everybody’s lips at [...]

August 12, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Sealife Centre Signage  – Waste of Resources

Sealife Centre Signage  – Waste of Resources by ANDY STRANGEWAY ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) yesterday wasted further resources by erecting signage at the Sealife Centre stating “No Overnight Camping/Caravans“. Unfortunately, SBC failed to appreciate that they have no legal framework [...]

August 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The £30million Blank Cheque

On the 14th May 2018 elected members of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to hand a whopping £30million to Senior Officers at the Council to spend as part of the Commercial Property Investment Strategy. The Commercial Property Investment Strategy proposal [...]

July 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

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

Eurovision: ‘Live’ from Scarborough

Eurovision: ‘Live’ from Scarborough an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a ‘dress rehearsal’ Zoom meeting (ahead of next Monday’s virtual meeting of Full Council). ~~~~~ Entirely predictably, today’s ‘dress rehearsal for next Monday’s virtual meeting of [...]

July 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: The Fatal Omissions

ARGOS: The Fatal Omissions an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, explaining why the ARGOS project may be ripe for Judicial Review. ~~~~~ Last Wednesday 8th July 2020, two-and-a-half hours into the farcical Zoom charade which masqueraded as a [...]

July 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Second Opinion”

“Second Opinion” A Letter to the Editor from BRIAN MATHEWS, responding to NIGEL WARD’s widely-read report “YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One]” and adding some further observations. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, On your recommendation, I have watched the Council meeting regarding the [...]

June 29, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One]

YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One] an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting (briefly) on the Audit Committee’s STANYON report deliberations. ~~~~~ The special meeting of the Audit Committee on Thursday 25th June 2020, for much of its almost [...]

June 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Between 2 Stools”

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

May 23, 2020 Photoons