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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

VoNC: Something Old, Something New?

VoNC: Something Old, Something New? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a disturbing twist to the forthcoming Vote of No Confidence (VoNC) in SBC Leader, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Something Old . . . [...]

January 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, 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

“Press Awards”

Another Letter to the Editor from Tim HICKS F.C.A., on the subject of citizen journalists. ~~~~~ “Press Awards” I read of the award of both the Newspaper of the Year to the Daily Mail and Website of the Year to [...]

April 26, 2017 Letters

Operation Hyson Featured In ‘Private Eye’

Operation Hyson Featured In ‘Private Eye’ Regular readers of the North Yorkshire Enquirer who have followed the progress of Operation Hyson – the civil legal action pursued by North Yorkshire Police following the failure of Operation Rome (an abortive attempt [...]

August 31, 2016 Police

S&CPC: The Only Way Is Ethics

S&CPC: The Only Way Is Ethics an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revisiting award-winning Seamer & Crossgates Parish Council – of Private Eye fame – and speculating on whether or not SBC Monitoring Officer Lisa DIXON is fit [...]

June 11, 2015 Seamer & Crossgates

The Power of Persistence

A Letter to the Editor from recent UKIP convert, SBC Councillor Mike WARD, offering his steadfast support to the citizen-journalists of the North Yorks Enquirer. From 2007-11, Mike represented West Cliff Ward in Whitby on Scarborough Borough Council, and in [...]

February 10, 2015 Letters

“The Party’s Over!” – Scarborough Politics: Looking Ahead . . .

“The Party’s Over!” – Scarborough Politics: Looking Ahead To The 2015 Elections an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting an overview of the state-of-play in local politics in the Borough of Scarborough as we begin the run-up to [...]

December 9, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council