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“Talking To The Wall”

“Talking To The Wall” A reader in the District of Hambleton shares email correspondence . . . about stealth tax and cynical self-service at Hambleton District Council . . . ~~~~~ From: [redacted] Sent: 13 March 2016 07:52 To: Customer [...]

April 5, 2016 Hambleton District Council

HDC: That Magical 25% ‘Duty of Care’

HDC: That Magical 25% ‘Duty of Care’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a nice little earner at Hambleton District Council. ~~~~~ Regular readers will know that I always take an interest in the way Councils seek [...]

October 23, 2014 Hambleton District Council

Bedale White Elephant Car Park

A Letter to the Editor from Bill TETLOW, of Bedale, who has been taking a careful look at the much-vaunted Bedale Gateway Car Park proposals – and finding them wanting. ~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, On Thursday the 2nd of October [...]

October 17, 2014 Letters

The HDC ‘Top 5’ Melt-Down

The HDC ‘Top Five’ Melt-Down an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on one of the County’s best-kept secrets. ~~~~~ Background On the morning of Friday 17th February 2012, Mr Peter SIMPSON – who, until that moment, had [...]

October 10, 2014 Hambleton District Council

HDC: The Final Whistle

HDC: The Final Whistle an “In My View “ article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the bunker days of Hambleton District Council’s ‘Top Five’ corporate directors as they flounder through their attempts to keep the lid on a “whistle-blower’s” [...]

October 4, 2014 Hambleton District Council

HDC: Bang For Your Buck?

HDC: Bang For Your Buck? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining what kind of “bang for your buck” the residents of Hambleton are getting. “No comment!” from the ‘Top Five’. ~~~~~ Within half an hour of publication [...]

October 2, 2014 Hambleton District Council

HDC Whistle-Blower: Who Dunnit? Who Hid It? Own up!

HDC Whistle-Blower: Who Dunnit? Who Hid It? Own up! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD outlining the “ins and outs” of the Hambleton District Council “Whistleblower’s charter”. ~~~~~ “Whistle-blowing” is a common parlance term that signifies what is [...]

September 29, 2014 Hambleton District Council

HDC: The Zero Hours Con-Trick

Hambleton District Council: The Zero Hours Con-Trick an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the truth behind the HDC ‘Top Five’ Senior Officers salary increases and the much-vaunted “Hambleton Living Wage”. ~~~~ I write to offer a general [...]

September 25, 2014 Hambleton District Council

Where Did You Find The Money, Mark?

A Letter to the Editor from Ian WATKINS of Bedale, in the District of Hambleton, who writes regarding his own investigations into the Hambleton District Council Senior Officers’ extraordinarily large salary increases. ~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, I thought your Readers [...]

September 23, 2014 Letters

HDC: Open Letter to CEO Phil MORTON

HDC: Open Letter to CEO Phil MORTON an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting an Open Letter to the Chief Exec of Hambleton District Council, PHIL MORTON, summoning him to appear in the Court of Public Opinion. ~~~~~ [...]

September 21, 2014 Hambleton District Council