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Monthly Archives: June 2024

Scarborough Bottom Enders Betrayed?

Scarborough Bottom Enders Betrayed? One year ago today, on 31st May 2022, Scarborough businessman Mr Peter LEE published an 8-page Open Letter, countersigned by 100 residents of Scarborough’s Bottom End. The Open Letter was addressed to: 1). The Town Deal [...]

May 31, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Parish Politics – Gone to the Dogs?

Parish Politics – Gone to the Dogs! A Letter to the Editor from Steve CROSBY, a Parish Councillor in Osgodby, North Yorkshire, making the case for a keener public engagement in local non-party politics. ~~~~~ Sir, The image of British local governance [...]

May 29, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

RANDO Romps Home

RANDO Romps Home – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the North Yorkshire Council by-election for the Eastfield Division. ~~~~~ Despite one of the vilest election campaigns in living memory in North Yorkshire, recently-resigned former Labour [...]

May 26, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Claudia/Halliwell: Commissioner Metcalfe Responds

Claudia/Halliwell: Commissioner Metcalfe Responds by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In my article Claudia: New Developments, I described how NYP has fixated obsessively on the belief that Claudia’s killer is one of her social circle and the investigation was completely contaminated [...]

May 24, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

“It Can’t Be Put Right!”

“It Can’t Be Put Right!” Inspired by the ever-expanding series of Enquirer articles on Potto Parish Council, MANDY THOMPSON, Labour Town Councillor 2013-17 (hereinafter “the whistle-blower”), writes to relate her own ‘insider’ experiences of corrupt local government at Peterlee Town [...]

May 22, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

NYC & the Usual Suspects

NYC & the Usual Suspects Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY joins the dots on the matter of the democratic representation presently available to the people of the former Borough of Scarborough in the wake of Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) in North [...]

May 20, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Police 7: Policing News mid-May ’23

Police 7: Policing News mid-May ’23 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, [...]

May 19, 2023 Appeals

WCN: Vision for Whitby

WCN: Vision for Whitby The following information has been provided by Whitby Community Network (WCN) – a voluntary organisation interacting with key local organisations to further residents’ input into decisions and developments in Whitby and the surrounding area and – [...]

May 18, 2023 Appeals, 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

‘Death Trap’ Garage Planning Stalled

Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY (pictured above) has published his views on the ongoing litany of procrastination and apparent incompetence behind a stalled Planning Application which commenced with Hambleton District Council (HDC) and has now transferred to North Yorkshire Council (NYC). [...]

May 15, 2023 Hambleton District Council, North Yorkshire County Council