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Accountability: NYC & WTC

Accountability: NYC & WTC an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the symptoms and causes of declining ethical standards in public life – in particular, amongst elected (and co-opted) Councillors at every level of local government. Plus [...]

April 12, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

NYC Standards? Anything Goes!

NYC Standards? Anything Goes! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on North Yorkshire Council’s response to my Freedom of Information request, lodged via WhatDoTheyKnow.Com on 26th November 2023, following enquiries from a number of readers wishing [...]

January 4, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council

“Better or Worse?”

A Letter to the Editor from DAVID HANCOCK of Scarborough, questioning the promised advantages of moving to a unitary authority. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Those of us who, when details of the forthcoming abolition of SBC was announced positively rejoiced at [...]

November 13, 2023 Letters
County Hall - Northallerton

NYC Press Coverage (Nov.’23)

North Yorkshire Council media summary w/c November 6, 2023 Martin Feekins, Senior Press and Publications Officer at North Yorkshire Council, has provided Councillors and Officers with a comprehensive summary of press articles during the week commencing Monday 6th November 2023 [...]

November 11, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Talking Rubbish!

Talking Rubbish! Further to Enquirer editor TIM THORNE’s article “The Talking Bin” (published on 31st July 2023), Whitby Community Network (WCN) has kindly consented to the reproduction of some fascinating information as to how North Yorkshire Council (NYC) – having [...]

October 24, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The Talking Bin

As we hard pressed taxpayers are aware, in 2023/24 the Council Tax bill for North Yorkshire Council rose by 2%. Those governing the Socialist Republic of North Yorkshire, the communists wearing blue rosettes laughably known as the Conservative Party, have [...]

July 31, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

NYC Tory Resigns

NYC Tory Resigns It has been announced that NYC Councillor Mike JORDAN (formerly also a Selby District Councillor) has tendered his resignation from the Conservative Party. Councillor JORDAN will remain in office as a NYC Councillor, serving his electorate as [...]

June 11, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Parking Scam Revisited

It has been a while since I’ve written an article about the decade-long parking fraud that councils in North Yorkshire have been engaged in, but the fraud is still ongoing and every year their pension fund is happier for demanding [...]

June 5, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Parish Politics – Gone to the Dogs?

Parish Politics – Gone to the Dogs! A Letter to the Editor from Steve CROSBY, a Parish Councillor in Osgodby, North Yorkshire, making the case for a keener public engagement in local non-party politics. ~~~~~ Sir, The image of British local governance [...]

May 29, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

RANDO Romps Home

RANDO Romps Home – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the North Yorkshire Council by-election for the Eastfield Division. ~~~~~ Despite one of the vilest election campaigns in living memory in North Yorkshire, recently-resigned former Labour [...]

May 26, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council