Friday 14th May 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Nigel Ward

A Rebuttal

A Rebuttal a Rebuttal by NIGEL WARD, responding to certain libellous social media postings. ~~~~~ Rebuttal Some readers may be aware that, since 9th March 2021, I have been subjected to a sustained campaign of false allegations on social media [...]

April 6, 2021 Misc

“Body Count”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-twenty-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 far beyond. Readers [...]

April 4, 2021 Photoons

Open Letter to the SBC CEO

Open Letter to the SBC CEO by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Foreword On Monday 15th March 2021, I provided SBC’s Chair of Audit Councillor Andrew BACKHOUSE [Ind.] with a courtesy copy of the following Open Letter to CEO Mike GREENE. Late [...]

March 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Raising Standards

Raising Standards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the opinion that although the forthcoming changes to Councils’ Standards Procedures may amount to greater ‘protection’ for errant Councillors and a further hindrance to freedom of expression, nevertheless, Councillors [...]

March 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Cake & Eat It!

Cake & Eat It! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting potentially serial abuse of the Scarborough Borough Council Standards Procedures. ~~~~~ Background Regular readers will perhaps recall an article under my by-line published in the North Yorks [...]

March 13, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Project Servator – ‘Anti-Terrorist’ Cash Cow?

Project Servator – ‘Anti-Terrorist’ Cash Cow? The Enquirer has received several communications suggesting that readers may wish to view the following YouTube video, entitled “North Yorkshire Police ‘Project Servator’“. North Yorkshire Police (NYP) has described Operation Servator in the following [...]

March 11, 2021 North Yorkshire Police

SBC: Round-Up

SBC: Round-Up an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, summarising the state of the Borough Council in the run-up to its year-end. ~~~~~ With no further meetings of SBC Full Council scheduled until 11th May 2021, here follows a [...]

March 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5

Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5 an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, speculating on what the Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5 could conceivably have in common. ~~~~~ All computer users are vulnerable to online attacks but, as a matter [...]

February 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge ‘California’?

Travelodge ‘California’? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, describing a hotel that SBC can check out of, but cannot leave. ~~~~~ Readers and other followers of the antics of Scarborough Borough Council may remember the following article in [...]

February 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, looking ahead to a diligent data breach investigation . . . in the light of past failures. ~~~~~ My thanks go out to the inimitable RANDO – Scarborough [...]

February 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council