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Dredging the WTC Harbour Committee

Dredging the WTC Harbour Committee – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining another telling example of sheer futility: Whitby Town Council’s utterly superfluous Harbour Committee. ~~~~~ It has taken the local and regional press approaching three years [...]

March 1, 2024 Whitby Town

Whitby Public Assembly (19/12/23)

Whitby Public Assembly (19th Dec. ’23) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant step on the road to reclaiming democratic involvement in local government in Whitby, where Councillors have not a vote between them [...]

December 21, 2023 Whitby Town

“The Best Town Council in the Land”

“The Best Town Council in the Land” – an Open Letter to the Mayor of Whitby by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Bob DALRYMPLE – Chair/Mayor – Whitby Town Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Mr Mayor, Please take note that I [...]

October 18, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

WTC: Educating Linda

WTC: Educating Linda – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on absolutely disgraceful conduct by certain Whitby Town Councillors at the Extraordinary Meeting held on Tuesday 26th September. ~~~~~ Before reporting on this astonishing meeting, there is [...]

September 27, 2023 Whitby Town

Whitby Assembly demands Town Poll extras

Whitby Assembly demands Town Poll extras – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a brief report on the re-convened Town Meeting/Assembly held on Monday 18th September 2023 to complete the business halted by the Town Mayor at [...]

September 19, 2023 Whitby Town

Loadsa Money?

Loadsa Money? Ahead of the second Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly this month (Whitby Town Council itself meets only once every two months), today’s Letter to the Editor comes from Councillor Rob Barnett – revealing some basic facts and figures that every Whitby [...]

September 15, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

WTC: Much-Needed Town Poll Confirmed

WTC: Much-Needed Town Poll Confirmed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a very signifcant public meeting held in Whitby on Monday 4th September 2023 – the Town Meeting/Assembly. ~~~~~ On Monday 4th September 2023, a [...]

September 8, 2023 Whitby Town

Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly – 4th Sept. ’23

Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly – 4th Sept. ’23 On Monday 4th September, the people of Whitby will meet at the Coliseum Centre to discuss a Question for Poll: “Should the present members of Whitby Town Council resign en masse to facilitate the [...]

September 3, 2023 Whitby Town

WTC Clerk/RFO mislays the ‘plot’

WTC Clerk/RFO mislays the ‘plot’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an inexplicable (and inexcusable) deviation from acceptable standards by the Whitby Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, Mr Michael KING, who seems to imagine [...]

September 1, 2023 Whitby Town

WTC: A Wall of Pork Pies

WTC: A Wall of Pork Pies – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on encouraging developments at Whitby Town Council, the branch of local government that prefers to avoid engagement with the public. ~~~~~ Since my [...]

August 25, 2023 Whitby Town