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WTC: “Animal Farm”

WTC: “Animal Farm” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to reader-feedback on the Enquirer’s coverage of Whitby Town Council’s Extraordinary Meeting on Tuesday 26th September 2023, where, despite a packed public gallery, members proceeded to verbally [...]

September 30, 2023 Whitby Town

A BETTER Town Council

A BETTER Town Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing some informative comparisons between Whitby Town Council and a GOOD Town Council. ~~~~~ Following two recent Town Meetings/Assemblies, the people of Whitby now have an opportunity [...]

September 24, 2023 Whitby Town

WTC: The Vipers’ Nest

WTC: The Vipers’ Nest – an “In My View” by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a barely credible turn of events. Apparently, every Whitby elector who supported the Call for Poll to speak out for Whitby has aided and abetted a [...]

September 20, 2023 Whitby Town

Loadsa Money?

Loadsa Money? Ahead of the second Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly this month (Whitby Town Council itself meets only once every two months), today’s Letter to the Editor comes from Councillor Rob Barnett – revealing some basic facts and figures that every Whitby [...]

September 15, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

WTC Clerk/RFO mislays the ‘plot’

WTC Clerk/RFO mislays the ‘plot’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an inexplicable (and inexcusable) deviation from acceptable standards by the Whitby Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer, Mr Michael KING, who seems to imagine [...]

September 1, 2023 Whitby Town

WTC: A Wall of Pork Pies

WTC: A Wall of Pork Pies – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on encouraging developments at Whitby Town Council, the branch of local government that prefers to avoid engagement with the public. ~~~~~ Since my [...]

August 25, 2023 Whitby Town

“WTC & the Fourth Estate”

Within less than 48 hours of the Enquirer publishing Nigel Ward’s damning report on the recent Extraordinary Meeting of Whitby Town Council, one member has broken cover to offer his personal views on the paucity of democratic representation in Whitby [...]

August 20, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

WTC Councillors’ Secret Training?

WTC Councillors’ Secret Training? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the lengths our paid public servants will go to conceal widespread ignorance, ineptitude and incompetence. ~~~~~ Readers may recall reading a recent article of mine – [...]

August 13, 2023 Whitby Town

“Too Many Pies?”

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

July 8, 2023 Photoons, Potto, Whitby Town

WTC: Keeping Tabs on the Minutes

WTC: Keeping Tabs on the Minutes – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on an exchange of correspondence on the time-honoured subject of  “openness and transparency” within local authorites. ~~~~~ I was interested to see that Whitby [...]

May 17, 2023 Whitby Town