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Ret’d County Cllr asks “Who is Nigel Ward?”

A Letter to the Editor from a retired County Councillor who has been conducting his own research into the voluntary work, in the public interest, of Enquirer Local Authorities correspondent, NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Dear Editor of North Yorks Enquirer Thank [...]

November 1, 2023 Letters

NYP Fails HMICFRS & RSM Audits

NYP Fails HMICFRS & RSM Audits by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction It has not been a good week for North Yorkshire Police (NYP). Three events have occurred which have shone the spotlight on policing in North Yorkshire. The Baroness Casey [...]

March 28, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Gluey Eye – Again!

Gluey Eye – Again! During the past three-and-a-half years of embarrassment arising from the unprecedented incompetence of the SIDDONS administration (supported, of course, by a small contingent of rogue Officers), a variety of North Yorks Enquirer contributors have highlighted a [...]

November 30, 2022 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr Norton and Attacks on Journalists

Cllr Norton and Attacks on Journalists A Letter to the Editor from NYE Police & Crime correspondent TIM HICKS, who writes on the associated subjects of irresponsible protesters, the suppression of journalists and the pressing need for Councillor ‘Gluey’ Norton [...]

November 19, 2022 Letters, Police, Scarborough Borough Council

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