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Local Government Ethics

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD (writing as a member of the public) on the subject of ethical conduct in our local authorities. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, The duty of any Councillor and Council Officer is to listen [...]

March 31, 2013 Letters

The Abysmal Record of the Spendthrift Councillor

A Letter to the Editor by Richard Ineson in response  to the hilarious Jane Kenyon quote in last week’s Whitby Gazette article entitled “Crime concerns as cuts hit police”: “Coun Jane Kenyon, of the Police Authority, said: “The one thing [...]

March 19, 2013 Letters

SBC: Another Councillor Speaks Out!

A Letter to the Editor from Whitby Town (Parish) Councillor Ian HAVELOCK, responding to  the rank-breaking letter to the Scarborough News from Borough Councillor Stormin’ Norman MURPHY (Independent: Scarborough Northstead Ward), further endorsed by Councillor Roxanne MURPHY (Independent: Seamer) and [...]

December 12, 2012 Letters

SBC is past it’s sell by date – We need change now.

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Norman MURPHY (first published in the  Scarborough News and reproduced here with the writer’s kind permission). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, The announcement that an axe has now been taken to reduce the [...]

December 8, 2012 Letters

A Open Letter to my MP, by Mike Ward

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD, sharing his response to the letter from Robert GOODWILL MP (Scarborough & Whitby[Con.]) to Nigel WARD, seeking clarification of the on-going Councillor  Jane KENYON scandal. For the avoidance of doubt, Mike WARD [...]

August 29, 2012 Letters

Whitby Park & Ride Analysis

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, offeringan objective analysis of the “Park-&-[get taken for a]-Ride” proposals. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whitby Park-&-Ride – boom or bust? Dear Mr Editor, I wonder if the people of Whitby really understand the full implications [...]

August 14, 2012 Letters

SBC: What Have They Done For Us ?

A Letter to the Editor from Richard PEARSON, commenting on the performance of Scarborough Borough Council in the entertainment sphere. ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council: What Have They Done For Us ? Dear Mr Editor, Well not nearly as much as [...]

June 27, 2012 Letters


A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, reporting on his area of special interest – Stakeholders Steering Groups. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, I first became interested in Local Government in Whitby about three years ago, when my neighbour, Nigel [...]

June 23, 2012 Letters

Council Tax: the North/South Divide

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, commenting on the disparity in Council Tax charges between southern and northern local authorities. Readers may wonder why a Band D property in Westminster comes in at £684.52 per annum, compared to [...]

April 10, 2012 Letters

Traffic Infrastructure Investment

A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, presenting an Open Letter to Councillor Jane KENYON on the subject of the wide disparity in spend on traffic infrastructure in differnt areas od the country. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, Your readers [...]

March 22, 2012 Letters