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Monthly Archives: May 2024

NYE’s Investigative Journalism Vindicated

NYE’s Investigative Journalism Vindicated by TIM HICKS [Book Review] ~~~~~ Introduction In October 2015, Nigel Ward ran the following article in the NYE: The Paedo-Friendly DPP In this article, Nigel argued that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) from 1964 to [...]

August 30, 2022 Police

“Reclaim Our Sea” – a Tsunami is Coming!

“Reclaim Our Sea” – a Tsunami is Coming! – a brief report on a unique event spannging from the Tyne to the Esk – a mass peaceful protest against the inevitable environmental consequences of 1.9 million tons of dredging and [...]

August 30, 2022 Appeals, Misc

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Staithes, responding to last week’s article “£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In”, and highlighting a minor mystery concerning the financial prudence of the sale of the [...]

August 29, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council


If you can spare the time, care and consideration, good people, please consider responding to this heartfelt “RECLAIM OUR SEA” appeal to help make a stand for our local North Sea maritime environment. Literally tens (perhaps hundreds) of thousands of [...]

August 25, 2022 Appeals

£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In

£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining conflicting versions of another puzzling sell-off – the Scarborough North Bay Indoor Swimming Pool. ~~~~~ Readers may have encountered an article published on the [...]

August 24, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Proscribed or Not?

Proscribed or Not? by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Regular readers of the NYE will be aware that Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire (PFCCNY) Zoë Metcalfe has applied the “Unreasonable Complainants” policy to me to justify ignoring requests for media comment from [...]

August 22, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner


SENIOR: Open Letter to GOODWILL – West Pier Funding challenged Scarborough notable and pillar of the South Bay business community, Mr John SENIOR MBE TD, has published an Open Letter to Sir Robert GOODWILL MP [Con.] (Scarborough & Whitby), on [...]

August 15, 2022 Letters

“Waste Not, Want Not?”

“Waste Not, Want Not?” A Letter to the Editor from an elector in Scarborough, performing a valuable public service. ~~~~~ Dear Mr Thorne, The following information may be considered too trivial for your esteemed public service website. Nevertheless, I share [...]

August 14, 2022 Letters

Police 7: Community Policing News July ’22

The NYE’s Police 7 articles are intended to be a one-stop shop for our readers covering crime prevention advice, court reports, police appeals for assistance, local community policing news, information on victim support, updates from the North Yorkshire Police (NYP) and the [...]

August 13, 2022 Police

Levy-Payers’ Chair Lobbies MPs

Levy-Payers’ Chair Lobbies MPs – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reproducing a portentous email (forwarded by original recipients) from Hero SUMNER, Chair of the Yorkshire Coast Levy-Payers’ Association, to three MPs – Sir Robert GOODWILL (Scarborough & [...]

August 12, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council