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Keith Tordoff MBE declares Mayoral candidacy

The NYE will be covering the North Yorkshire Mayoral elections which take place in May 2024. Keith Tordoff MBE is the first candidate to be selected by a Political party, with no Independents declared to date. He has very kindly [...]

June 5, 2023 Appeals, City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Parking Scam Revisited

It has been a while since I’ve written an article about the decade-long parking fraud that councils in North Yorkshire have been engaged in, but the fraud is still ongoing and every year their pension fund is happier for demanding [...]

June 5, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

Misplaced? 1 Seaweed Sculpture

Misplaced? 1 Seaweed Sculpture Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS casts a quizzical eye over the next in a long line of ‘curiosities’ proposed for Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ According to ThisIsTheCoast, a ‘Seaweed Scuplture’ proposal is being put forward by Wild Eye. [...]

June 2, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

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

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

‘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

Democracy? Parish the Thought!

Democracy? Parish the Thought! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, assessing the prospects of democratic representation in the absence of the second tier of local government in North Yorkshire (i.e. the abolition of Scarborough and Harrogate Borough [...]

May 8, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Whitby Town

“Absolutely Consistent”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-sixtieth 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 [...]

May 8, 2023 County, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council