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Queen’s Police Medal for Scarborough Detective

Queen’s Police Medal for Scarborough Detective by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction I read with disbelief the articles below concerning the award of the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM) to Detective Sergeant (DS) Angelina (Angie) Carey (Retired): Scarborough News article here Yorkshire [...]

January 17, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, Police

Scarborough Borough Council  2020?

Happy New Year’s Eve from the NYE Today’s Guest Author is former SBC and WTC Councillor MIKE WARD, writing about the present dynamic of our Borough Council and how it will shape the coming year at SBC. ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough [...]

December 31, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Change is Required”

A Letter to the Editor from former (and perhaps future?) Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike Ward, who insists that CHANGE is required (and he is not talking about loose change). ~~~~~ At every turn Whitby residents are being charged more and [...]

March 7, 2019 Letters

The Whitby Secondary Partnership

The Whitby Secondary Partnership An opinion piece by Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of Eskdale School Board of Governors and SBC Councillor, commenting on what many are calling the ‘stitch-up merger’ of Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School – [...]

December 22, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

Time For A SHAKE-UP!

Time For A SHAKE-UP! Guest Author MIKE WARD spells out the methodology of the Scarborough Tories’ spin factory. ~~~~~ The Cash Cow that is Whitby: The Plug-hole that is SBC  Scarborough Borough Council continues to take the ‘proverbial’ out of [...]

November 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: ‘We Are NEVER Wrong!’

SBC: ‘We Are NEVER Wrong!’ Guest Author, former SBC Independent Councillor, MIKE WARD, advocates the abolition of North Yorkshire’s Borough and District Councils and would bid fare-thee-well to their wildly over-paid top Officers. ~~~~~ “But then there was one…” SBC [...]

September 17, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Open Letter to Cllr Bastiman

Another Open Letter to Cllr Bastiman by TIM HICKS, highlighting developments at another Council to which the SBC Leader’s attention is respectfully drawn. ~~~~~ Open Letter re: Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) Policy on designating all NYE Contributors as collectively causing [...]

August 26, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Abolition of SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike WARD [Ind.], who knows – from the ‘inside’ – whereof he speaks. ~~~~~ WHITBY – THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW No ill-conceived or badly-worded petition was needed to [...]

June 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The Whitby Secondary School Saga

The Whitby Secondary School Saga The Enquirer’s education and governance contributor MIKE WARD comments on the crossroads reached in Whitby education with the departure of the town’s two secondary school Headteachers – Keith PRYTHERCH and Sue WHELAN – concurrent with [...]

January 17, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council

Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile: Latest Developments

Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile: Latest Developments Introduction The Peter Jaconelli and Jimmy Savile scandal continues to rumble on. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) Report into Surrey Police’s handling of an investigation in 2007 to 2009, into sexual offences [...]

January 17, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council