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“The 13.2% Solution”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-first 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 far beyond. Readers [...]

November 7, 2016 Photoons

SBC: Devious Non-Transparency

SBC: Devious Non-Transparency an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the methodology and motivation behind non-disclosure at SBC. ~~~~~ Over the past few months, attention has been drawn to the considerable number of elected Councillors sitting on Councils [...]

November 2, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Council Forced to Re-consult on Motorhomes Ban

On the 28th June 2012 Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) Cabinet Member for Human Resources, Performance, Transport and ICT, Penny Marsden, considered report 12/332 produced by the council’s Parking Review Group and approved an advertisement informing affected parties that motorhomes would [...]

August 6, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Secret Scarborough Council Officer Pay Rise?

The North Yorks Enquirer has had an anonymous tip off that all five senior officers at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) have received a large pay rise around the start of the year. The pay rise is reputed to be worth [...]

July 28, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Confessions & Promises

Confessions & Promises an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. It Has Been Alleged . . . It has been alleged, by the Legal & Democratic Services department of Scarborough Borough Council; that I have published defamatory articles. [28/03/2013] [...]

July 27, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Park-&-Ride – now in its 16th glorious year!

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, reporting on the ‘Show of the Century’ – NYCC’s Northern Area Committee “Park and [get taken for a] Ride” meeting of 29th January 2014. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ North Yorkshire Coast & Moors Area Committee [...]

January 31, 2014 Letters

SBC Press Censorship: more incredible revelations

Scarborough Borough Council Press Censorship:  more incredible revelations Tim Hicks reports on the extraordinary disarray within Scarborough Borough Council, its Cabinet, and the Legal & Support Services department of Ms Lisa Dixon . . . What the Council’s letter actually [...]

April 21, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The anatomy of a COVER-UP. Institutionalised ‘Get-Out-of-Jail-Free’ cards? Over five weeks ago, on Friday 26th October 2012, the Whitby Gazette published an article entitled “Councillors cleared of ‘double-dipping’”. [...]

December 4, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cabinet – worst in the UK

SBC Cabinet – worst in the UK “Fox’s Cabinet of Curiosities” – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Following the recent national media exposure in Private Eye, uPSD and many of the [...]

October 11, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Duplicitous, Devious & Dumb ‘Double-Dipping’ Denials

Duplicitous, Devious & Dumb ‘Double-Dipping’ Denials – an ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward ~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST ACTS OF CORRUPTION in public life occur in a wide variety of forms; from the large-scale, complex and sophisticated [...]

September 2, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council