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Browsing the "Robert Goodwill" Tag

A Spectacular Tory Own Goal

A Spectacular Tory Own Goal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a spectacular Tory ‘own goal’ played out in Scarborough last week, much to the embarrassment of the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB). ~~~~~ Privy [...]

January 28, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

URGENT: 2nd Town Assembly

URGENT: 2nd Town Assembly – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, alerting Whitby residents/electors to the convening of the SECOND Town Meeting/Assembly within a fortnight. Two major issues were excluded from the Town Meeting/Assembly held at the Coliseum [...]

September 14, 2023 Whitby Town

WSP: Recent Revelations

WSP: Recent Revelations – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on the disturbing revelations (possibly/probably inadvertent) contained in an undated Freedom of Information Response provided by Mr Jamie HENSHAW, Executive Head Teacher of the Whitby [...]

March 31, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Eastfield Missing Million”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-fifty-fourth 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 [...]

January 19, 2023 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

STDB: Due Diligence?

STDB: Due Diligence? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to criticism from an elected member (who has asked to remain anonymous) to the effect that I have unfairly represented the work of the Scarborough Town Deal [...]

December 5, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE?

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE? – an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, reporting on what some might describe as the $64,000 Question: Who bears ultimate responsibility? Where does the buck stop? Who will carry the can? ~~~~~ [...]

November 1, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Route YC – Follow the Money?

Route YC – Follow the Money? A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Staithes, who offers further meat on the bone of Alderman Norman MURPHY’s deeply disturbing opinion piece “Route YC – What is it?”. PLUS – some [...]

October 24, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

BEN HOUCHEN’s Untreated Sewage

BEN HOUCHEN’s Untreated Sewage – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD – a (low) opinion piece – revealing another example of how political expediency eclipses all else – including the wellbeing of our maritime environment and  those who [...]

September 21, 2022 District, Hartlepool Borough Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

“Caution, Sir Robert! Liars About!”

A Letter to the Editor from Mr PETER LEE, Co-ordinator of the Save Our West Pier Action Group, calling out ‘the powers that be’ over the many shortcomings of the SBC partnership with the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB) and [...]

September 13, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Letters to the Fisherman’s Friend

Following Letters from John Senior MBE TD and Mr Peter Lee, once again, the North Yorks Enquirer has been made privy, in the public interest, to correspondence addressed to Scarborough & Whitby MP, Sir Robert Goodwill (Conservative), and other ‘powerful’ [...]

September 10, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council