Monday 30th January 2023,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "County" Category

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.3]

Potto: Where’s the Money? [Pt.3] – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, presenting Part 3 of an investigation into Potto Parish Council. Having previously shown “How much?” (many thousands) and “How?” (unlawfully), the question now arises: “Why?” If you are a Potto reader and [...]

January 29, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Potto

ESKDALE: Other Options

ESKDALE: Other Options Guest Author MIKE WARD – former Chair of Governors at Eskdale School – sets the ball rolling in the search for an acceptable solution to the many problems of Whitby’s Secondary School provision. Let the conversation begin [...]

January 27, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Open Letter to Eskdale Governors

Open Letter to Eskdale Governors A MUST READ Open Letter to the Board of Governors of Eskdale School, on behalf, surely, of a sizeable majority of Whitby’s parents and children. Please read it – and act! ~~~~~ To the Headteachers and [...]

January 24, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

YCBID: On the Ropes?

YCBID: On the Ropes? A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, drawing attention to a public disclosure by East Riding of Yorkshire Council that should surely be mirrored by Scarborough Borough Council but (guess what) is not. [...]

January 23, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Schools Amalgamation

Whitby Schools Amalgamation Guest Author MIKE WARD thinks ‘outside the box’ on the proposed amalgamation of Whitby’s secondary school provision. ~~~~~ The current proposal to close Eskdale cannot benefit any 11–16-year-old, whether currently at Caedmon or at Eskdale. Undoubtedly it would significantly [...]

January 13, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Eskdale Forever!”

The following Letter to the Editor from a pupil’s mother, MARIA CARSON, herself a former Eskdale School pupil, gives voice to the prevailing view of Eskdale parents and pupils. No doubt others will wish to have their say. It arrived [...]

January 9, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Eskdale School: Here We Go Again!

Eskdale School: Here We Go Again! Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors (and a key figure in the successful 2016 campaign that forced North Yorkshire County Council’s Head of Children & Young People’s [...]

January 6, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Season’s Greetings from the YCLPA

HERO SUMNER (Chair of the Yorkshire Coast Levy Payers’ Association) has requested that her Open Letter to all business proprietors potentially liable for the YCBID Levy, in the Borough of Scarborough and the East Riding of Yorkshire, is published into [...]

December 19, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Further Anomalies

YCBID: Further Anomalies A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, who draws readers’ attention to further anomalies in the governance and accountability of the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Re: your article YCBID: The VAT Problem [...]

December 11, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Levy Refunds Inevitable?

A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, raising some interesting points not covered in Nigel Ward’s Open Letter to the SBC and ERYC Chief Executives on the subject of changes to rateable values on business premises subject to the [...]

November 25, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council