Thursday 25th April 2024,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Councillor Mike Ward" Tag

WHITBY SECONDARY EDUCATION

WHITBY SECONDARY EDUCATION Today’s Guest Author is former Eskdale School Chair of Governors (and former Scarborough Borough Councillor) MIKE WARD, who writes to comment on recent announcements regarding the future of secondary education in Whitby – and the lamentable (and [...]

January 23, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council

The Future of Education in Whitby

The Future of Education in Whitby A Letter to the Editor from MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, commenting on the appearance, at the Whitby Community Network monthly meeting held on Monday on 20th November 2023, [...]

November 24, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale: Time for Common Sense

Eskdale: Time for Common Sense A Letter to the Editor from Former Eskdale School Chair of Governors MIKE WARD, appealing for ‘common sense’ at a time when many have lost their heads. This letter has also been sent to all [...]

June 18, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

What Next for Education in Whitby & District?

What Next for Education in Whitby & District? by MIKE WARD, former Chair of Eskdale School Board of Governors. ~~~~~ After almost 20 years, County Officials may have achieved what they said they would do. Their aim was always to [...]

April 25, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

WSP: Amalgamation Consultations

WSP: Amalgamation Consultations Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors, writes to share his observations following the Consultation events held at the Whitby Pavilion on Wednesday 8th March 2023. ~~~ Now the first Consultation meetings have [...]

March 11, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

WSP Board: No Confidence

WSP Board: No Confidence – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a superheated “Consultation” meeting at the Whitby Pavilion, supposedly to determine the fate of secondary education in Whitby. ~~~~~ It has been a busy week. [...]

March 9, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

ESKDALE: Other Options

ESKDALE: Other Options Guest Author MIKE WARD – former Chair of Governors at Eskdale School – sets the ball rolling in the search for an acceptable solution to the many problems of Whitby’s Secondary School provision. Let the conversation begin [...]

January 27, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Whitby Schools Amalgamation

Whitby Schools Amalgamation Guest Author MIKE WARD thinks ‘outside the box’ on the proposed amalgamation of Whitby’s secondary school provision. ~~~~~ The current proposal to close Eskdale cannot benefit any 11–16-year-old, whether currently at Caedmon or at Eskdale. Undoubtedly it would significantly [...]

January 13, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale School: Here We Go Again!

Eskdale School: Here We Go Again! Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors (and a key figure in the successful 2016 campaign that forced North Yorkshire County Council’s Head of Children & Young People’s [...]

January 6, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“North Yorkshire Devolution”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough and Whitby Town Councillor MIKE WARD [Ind.], offering his considered opinion on the forthcoming reformation of local government arrangements – the first for almost half a century. ~~~~~ Sir, The NY [...]

October 26, 2020 Letters