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OPEN LETTER to Cllr Derek BASTIMAN

OPEN LETTER to Cllr Derek BASTIMAN by TIM HICKS – at a time when the local Johnston Press ‘newspapers’ are in an apparently terminal decline, with the Whitby Gazette reduced to a single staff-member, working from home. Only the North [...]

August 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Councillor Calls for Abolition of SBC

SBC Councillor Calls for Abolition of SBC Scarborough Borough Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh) has called for the abolition of SBC, citing arguments and recommendations in the report by Res Publica published in the Yorkshire Post on 17th November [...]

December 2, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the outcome of another Standards fiasco. ~~~~~ Readers may recall an incident which took place at Whitby Town Council on [...]

September 29, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

The Invitation

The Invitation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the curious case of a group of local business people and taxpayers – and their efforts to engage with the leadership of SBC. ~~~~~ I have been approached by [...]

September 3, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Chamber of Horrors”

A Letter to the Editor from Rob BARNETT, SBC Labour Councillor for Streonshalh ward, responding to recent Meetings of Full Council at at Scarborough Town Hall. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, In the interests of democracy, openness, and transparency in Government, I [...]

July 11, 2017 Letters

“The Puzzle Palace”

“The Puzzle Palace” After several years of the Scarborough News and/or Whitby Gazette ignoring, demeaning or ouright trashing North Yorks Enquirer coverage of current affairs in local politics and policing, we have now reached the point where Ed ASQUITH, editor [...]

December 29, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but . . .

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD of Dunsley – as originally submitted to the Whitby Gazette – challenging the wisdom of Police & Crime Commissioner Julia MULLIGAN’s  authorisation of funding for the civil legal action against citizen journalists [...]

August 15, 2016 Letters

“Out of Ordure!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the eighty-seventh 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 [...]

August 7, 2016 Photoons

“Return Of The Hebephile”

A Letter to the Editor from Keith JEFFERY of Whitby, commenting on remarks attributed to Scarborough Borough Councillor John NOCK [Con] (West Cliff) in the Whitby Gazette coverage of the SBC Standards Hearing into a Formal Complaint by Councillors Jonathan [...]

March 25, 2016 Letters

SBC: Nock, Nock . . . Who’s Still There?

SBC: Nock, Nock . . . Who’s Still There? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the ‘verdict’ in the case of the Scarborough Borough Council hebephile-apologist, Conservative Councillor John NOCK. ~~~~~ Readers may remember an article [...]

March 5, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council