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Councillor: Kudos to the Enquirer

In the run-up to the Whitby Town/Parish Poll, a Letter to the Editor from Councillor PETER BATTY of Groby Parish Council, who faces the same arrogance, incompetence and stupidity prevalent in parts of North Yorkshire and elsewhere in the country, [...]

October 3, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

“Chat BS”

A Letter to the Editor from Margaret Wilson, of Primrose Valley, comparing the latest offering from the world of Artifical Intelligence (AI) with the insightful work of real citizen journalists investigating the personalities and events of local politics, in the [...]

April 11, 2023 Letters

Question Time for the Beeb

Question Time for the Beeb A Letter to the Editor from the Independent SBC member for Hunmanby ward, Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF, who writes to shed light on the Randerson/BBC collusion allegations. ~~~~~ To the editor, I read with interest the [...]

November 23, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Privacy of Correspondence

Privacy of Correspondence A Letter to the Editor from regular contributor NIGEL WARD, appealing for a proper respect for a fundamental aspect of law. ~~~~~ Sir, A great deal has been said, and published, about Scarborough Borough Council’s practice and [...]

September 16, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council


All The Best, Folks! from Tim and Nigel A BIG YEAR COMING UP… Brexit? – Local Elections? – General Election? – Brexit 2? [...]

December 18, 2018 Misc

SBC Cllr Demands Abolition of ‘Black-Lists’

“Free Speech, Free Press, Free Country” A Letter to the Editor from recently re-instated Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, who writes in defence of freedom of expression and a free press and calls upon all right-thinking Councillors to support the [...]

November 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

CEO’s ‘Leaked’ Memo – What a Joke!

The following document – purportedly a ‘leaked’ draft memorandum, allegedly from the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service to his masters, the democratically elected Councillors of the Borough (but not their masters, the sovereign electorate) – is reproduced below without [...]

October 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council


OPEN LETTER to Cllr Derek BASTIMAN by TIM HICKS – at a time when the local Johnston Press ‘newspapers’ are in an apparently terminal decline, with the Whitby Gazette reduced to a single staff-member, working from home. Only the North [...]

August 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council


APPEAL TO POTENTIAL WHISTLEBLOWERS In the four years since the North Yorks Enquirer was established to provide detailed investigation and reportage of public institutions in our area, many of our exposés have relied on ‘inside’ information provided by public servants [...]

July 1, 2018 Appeals

“Maintaining the Queen’s Peace”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and thirteenth 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 [...]

September 13, 2017 Photoons