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CodHead: An Appreciation

A Letter to the Editor from NYE police and crime correspondent TIM HICKS, lamenting (as must we all) the passing of resident political cartoonist CodHead. ~~~~~ Sir, CodHead: An Appreciation I read of the passing of the NYE’s cartoonist CodHead [...]

July 22, 2020 Letters

A Poke in the Eye for Cain

A Poke in the Eye for Cain It is always a pleasure to see the nation’s premier exposeur of disgraceful conduct in public life – the Private Eye magazine – confirm and widely publicise the transgressions of North Yorkshire ‘personalities’ [...]

April 23, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, Private Eye

Photography at Scarborough Town Hall

Further to our Guest Author article by ANDY STRANGEWAY, Enquirer police and crime correspondent TIM HICKS has requested publication of his email correspondence with SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.] and North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Lisa Winward on the [...]

November 6, 2019 Letters, North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Jane Kenyon-Miller Rides Again!

Jane Kenyon-Miller Rides Again! An Open Letter to the man presently being referred to as ‘The Once & Future Leader’ , Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] from the Enquirer’s Police & Crime correspondent, TIM HICKS – commenting on the ramifications of [...]

August 29, 2019 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council

Private Eye on Flamingo Land

Private Eye on Flamingo Land With customary panache – and impeccable timing – Private Eye magazine has been keeping watch on Iconic Leisure Ltd, alias Flamingo Land – the regular donor to the Conservative Party that has now become the [...]

May 2, 2019 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

To our Leader, with Compliments

To our Leader, with Compliments by Tim HICKS, following up on the Private Eye coverage of the ticket privileges accorded to SBC personnel. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Britney Spears Concert, misappropriation of tickets by SBC Councillors and employees  I hope [...]

January 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: That ‘Unsecured’ £9 Million ‘Loan’

SBC: That ‘Unsecured’ £9 Million ‘Loan’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD examining the security of Scarborough Borough Council’s £9 million “loan” to Benchmark Leisure Ltd to develop the Waterpark. ~~~~~ Background I refer readers to my recent [...]

March 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Policy re NYE Contributors Arbitrarily Designated “VEXATIOUS”

SBC Policy re NYE Contributors Arbitrarily Designated “VEXATIOUS” by TIM HICKS. Background Regular readers of the North Yorks Enquirer (NYE) will be aware of the furore surrounding the recent revelations that Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) Officers have used the Council’s [...]

February 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllr Paid £1.3K to Chair ONE Meeting

SBC Cllr Paid £1.3K to Chair ONE Meeting an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to Councillor Heather PHILLIPS [Con.], requesting an explanation for a number of aspects of her rôle within the Standards regime at Scarborough Borough Council. Sent also [...]

January 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council