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Monthly Archives: April 2024

Heads-Up! Warm Home Discount Scheme

Warm Home Discount Scheme In this, the ‘Low-Pay Capital’ of the United Kingdom, where Council Tax is amongst the highest and opportunity amongst the lowest in the land, the prospect of a long cold winter is particularly daunting. Our local [...]

October 11, 2018 Misc

Misogyny, Hate Crime, HeForShe and NYP

Misogyny, Hate Crime, HeForShe and NYP by TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ The Voyeurism Bill An amendment to the Voyeurism Bill (which will criminalise taking photographs up women’s skirts), which would have defined misogyny as a hate crime and allowed more severe [...]

October 11, 2018 Police

“Universal Credit & Mental Health”

Today’s Guest Author slot is given over to an unexpected facet of World Mental Health Day – clinical depression caused or exacerbated by the financial pressure experienced by Universal Credit claimants. ~~~~~ Today is World Mental Health Day – and [...]

October 10, 2018 Misc

Taking Goodwill Too Far?

Taking Goodwill Too Far? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting our MP’s ignorance and a news-outlet’s apparent desire to conceal it. ~~~~~ On Monday 8th October 2018, I was contacted by an extremely angry member of the [...]

October 9, 2018 Misc, Scarborough Borough Council

Appeal re Serious Injuries Collision in Scarborough

Appeal re Serious Injuries Collision in Scarborough Police are appealing for information about a serious collision which has left a 52-year-old male pedestrian with serious injuries. The collision happened at around 10.30pm Sunday 7 October 2018 on Princess Street in [...]

October 9, 2018 Appeals

“The Letter of the Law”

A Letter to the Editor from former East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Geoff Pickering in response to Nigel Ward’s widely-read opinion piece “SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling”, published 7th October 2018. The hole gets deeper. ~~~~~ Sir, You can dispel any [...]

October 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council


SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling an “In My View” article, sharing some opinions on SBC CEO Jim DILLON’s evasion (or do I mean ‘avoidance’?) of scrutiny. ~~~~~ Rhetorical question: Finding himself up a certain well-known creek without available means of propulsion, [...]

October 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Tory PCC Mulligan Taxes The Middle Class

As most taxpayer’s know, whatever government is in 10 Downing Street, be it Tory or Labour, they always look to implement stealth taxes to get their grubby hands on more of your money to fritter away. Case in point, Theresa [...]

October 6, 2018 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“Phew!…and far between!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-fifth 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 [...]

October 3, 2018 Photoons

Former SBC Cllr Convicted of CSA Offence

Former SBC Cllr Convicted of CSA Offence an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting an interesting fact overlooked by our local/regional newspapers. ~~~~~ On 15th May 2018, Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet reviewed its publication of Statutory Notices, favouring [...]

October 2, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council