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Stakesby By-Election RESULTS

Stakesby By-Election RESULTS A total of 252 electors of Whitby’s Stakesby Ward (10.48%) may congratulate themselves this evening on having actually elected a Councillor to Whitby Town Council – the first Councillor to be elected by ballot for more years [...]

June 20, 2024 Whitby Town


WTC: STAKESBY WARD BY-ELECTION – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, previewing the by-election for the Casual Vacancy at Whitby Town Council’s Stakesby Ward, to be held on Thursday 20th June 2024. The Polling Station – at Marton [...]

June 15, 2024 Whitby Town

Accountability: NYC & WTC

Accountability: NYC & WTC an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the symptoms and causes of declining ethical standards in public life – in particular, amongst elected (and co-opted) Councillors at every level of local government. Plus [...]

April 12, 2024 North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

WTC: Annual Assembly 25/03/24

WTC: Annual Assembly 25/03/24 – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, promoting the annual opportunity to examine what your Town Council is doing for you. ~~~~~ On Monday 25th March 2024, at 6:30pm, the Annual Town Assembly/Meeting of [...]

March 22, 2024 Whitby Town

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

“The ‘Last Chance’ Saloon”

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

February 26, 2024 Photoons, Whitby Town

Clerk Wanted

Clerk Wanted A Letter to the Editor from Christine Beaumont of Haxby, who is puzzled by Whitby Town Council’s exhorbitant staffing costs. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I have been following the North Yorkshire Enquirer for some time, along with the Stray [...]

January 16, 2024 Letters, Town & Parish

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

Town Meeting/Assembly NOT Cancelled

Town Meeting/Assembly NOT Cancelled A Letter to the Editor from Mrs JOYCE STANGOE, minute-taker of the Town Meeting/Assembly of 18th September 2023, writes to assure Whitby residents that the Public Meeting to be held in the Ballroom of the Royal [...]

December 19, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

WCN: PRESS RELEASE re Whitby Town Meeting

WCN: PRESS RELEASE re Whitby Town Meeting Whitby Community Network (WCN) has issued a Press Release in response to the Whitby Town Clerk’s stated intention to raise its Precept (that part of residents’ annual Council Tax bill that finances the [...]

December 17, 2023 Appeals, Whitby Town