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Monthly Archives: June 2024

WTC: West Cliff By-Election Result

WTC: West Cliff By-Election Result Congratulations to North Yorks Enquirer contributor  Richard INESON, who has been elected to one of the two vacant seats in the West Cliff ward of Whitby Town (Parish) Council. The other vacant seat remains vacant [...]

July 31, 2015 Whitby Town

“Flatpack Democracy” – The Frome Model

“Flatpack Democracy” – The Frome Model – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers’ attention to a promising development in local government at the most local level. ~~~~~ My thanks go to a wise neighbour who has [...]

July 30, 2015 Misc

Danby Group Parish Council: Falling Apart

Danby Group Pantomime Council: Falling Apart an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the continuing catastrophe that styles itself Danby Group Parish Council. ~~~~~ Background Readers may recall my 19th June 2015 article “DGPC: Danby Pantomime [...]

July 29, 2015 Danby

The North Yorkshire Police Annual Awards Ceremony

The NYE staff photographer has managed to sneak into Newby Wiske Hall and snap this photograph of the NYP Annual Awards Ceremony for the Peter Jaconelli Prize for the Best Failed Police Cover-ups in the Force. [Former Yorkshire Chief Constables [...]

July 27, 2015 Misc

Poulson: Our Friend In The North

Another Letter to the Editor from David CLARK, of Middlesbrough, posing the next in a series of questions to which members of the public are invited to provide answers. (With thanks to JMR). David’s earlier contributions can be viewed here, [...]

July 26, 2015 Letters

Introducing: The UK Transport Information Minister

Long have folks in Scarborough & Whitby known that the local MP is about as much use as one-legged man in an arse kicking competition, but now the readers of the Folkestone Herald know it. Great headline and photo! [Photoon [...]

July 24, 2015 Misc, Photoons

“Drive On, Parker!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the fifty-fourth 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 beyond. Readers are [...]

July 22, 2015 Photoons

Taxi For Tom Fox!

Tom Fox’s taxi service is up for discussion at the Council today. The Resources Scrutiny Committee is meeting today and one of the items for discussion is the Mayor’s contract for ‘Chauffeur & Attendant Services’. The original decision to award [...]

July 21, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

The Return Of Riby

The name of the former Head of Technical Services at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC), John Riby, was mentioned in dispatches during the 14th July 2015 Cabinet meeting. The portion of meeting concerned was the renewal of sea defences at The [...]

July 16, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: A Belated Non-Explanation

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: A Belated Non-Explanation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the Foundation Trust’s non-challenge of false statements made by Robert GOODWILL MP in his election leaflet – and the real [...]

July 15, 2015 Misc