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“N-word” Councillor Bangs Election Drum

“N-word” Councillor Bangs Election Drum – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, informing readers of a rehabilitation attempt by “N-word” Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike COCKERILL – just in time for the elections. ~~~~~ Local readers will be aware [...]

April 4, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Jimmy SAVILE, Peter JACONELLI and the “Missed” Opportunities

NYP: Jimmy SAVILE, Peter JACONELLI and the “Missed” Opportunities an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting the North Yorkshire Police Operation Hibiscus findings in their true historical context. On a related theme, please see also TIM HICKS’ response [...]

December 19, 2014 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

POTASH – Jobs For The Boys (Which Boys?)

POTASH – Jobs For The Boys (Which Boys?) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up the stark contrast between the potash dream and the potash reality. ~~~~~ It is coming up for four years now since Robert [...]

December 5, 2014 Misc

Local Rag Prints Letter re Eskdale School Row

Local Rag Prints Letter re Eskdale School Row The Whitby Gazette has elected to print a reader’s letter expressing the widely-held public disapproval of Eskdale  School Headteacher Sue WHELAN, who exceeded her remit by demanding the resignation of the Chair [...]

November 21, 2014 Letters

Savile: At Last, The Whitby Gazette Coverage!

Savile: At Last, The Whitby Gazette Coverage! – Crime and Parliamentary Affairs Correspondent Tim Hicks reports on the belated entry of the Whitby Gazette into the Jimmy Savile scandal. ~~~~~ Following the most recent NYE article on Savile: “Jimmy Savile [...]

June 28, 2014 North Yorkshire Police

“Economical With The Truth?” [Part Two]

“Economical With The Truth?” [Part Two] an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward – reporting on some disturbing revelations regarding serious doubts about the impartiality of the local press coverage of the Sirius Minerals planning application. Click here to [...]

May 21, 2013 North York Moors National Park Authority, Scarborough Borough Council

Why Do Our Local ‘Rags’ Get Their Facts Wrong?

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD (writing as a member of the public), criticising inaccuracies in the Whitby Gazette. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Why do newspapers get their facts wrong or only report in part ? Dear Mr Editor, I have [...]

September 8, 2011 Letters