Tuesday 20th February 2024,
North Yorks Enquirer

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WTC: Town Dev. & Imp. Committee 

WTC: Town Dev. & Imp. Committee    – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD – the first in a series highlighting the utter redundancy of much of the Town Council’s internal structure and control. ~~~~~ Amongst its many [...]

February 12, 2024 Whitby Town

In Praise of “Hebo”

In Praise of “Hebo” A Letter to the Editor, in a deeply satirical vein, from NUJ journalist and NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS, who discerns, at least as well as the next man, where ‘the Michael’ can be justly and [...]

February 4, 2024 Letters, Whitby Town

WTC: NOCK Blunders Again

WTC: NOCK Blunders Again – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting that Whitby Town Council’s resident embarrassment has blundered yet again – this time making the BBC News. ~~~~~ Whitby Town Councillor John NOCK – self-proclaimed ‘wordsmith’ [...]

January 27, 2024 Whitby Town

Clerk Wanted

Clerk Wanted A Letter to the Editor from Christine Beaumont of Haxby, who is puzzled by Whitby Town Council’s exhorbitant staffing costs. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I have been following the North Yorkshire Enquirer for some time, along with the Stray [...]

January 16, 2024 Letters, Town & Parish

OPEN LETTER to the Mayor of Whitby

OPEN LETTER to the Mayor of Whitby An Open Letter to the Mayor of Whitby, pointing out some ‘procedural improprieties’ which, if promptly rectified, may spare the public purse the cost of further Audit Investigation Fees. ~~~~~ Councillor Bob DALRYMPLE [...]

January 12, 2024 Letters, Whitby Town

WTC: The Meet is ON!

WTC: The Meet is ON! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on another instance of ‘dodge the electorate’ – despite which, the Public Meeting called for Monday 8th January 2024, in the Ballroom of the ROYAL [...]

January 3, 2024 Whitby Town

WTC: Docs Doctored?

WTC: Docs Doctored? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a case of apparent ‘in flagrante dilecto’. Whitby Town Mayor Councillor Bob DALRYMPLE has passed on an opportunity to comment (‘Right of Reply’) on this article [...]

January 1, 2024 Whitby Town

Vexatious Potto 2

Vexatious Potto 2 – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating the wild tactics of self-denial and a story of abject refusal to acknowledge the difficult truths that continued to blight the serially deficient Potto Parish Council throughout [...]

December 31, 2023 Potto

Whitby Public Assembly (19/12/23)

Whitby Public Assembly (19th Dec. ’23) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant step on the road to reclaiming democratic involvement in local government in Whitby, where Councillors have not a vote between them [...]

December 21, 2023 Whitby Town

Town Meeting/Assembly NOT Cancelled

Town Meeting/Assembly NOT Cancelled A Letter to the Editor from Mrs JOYCE STANGOE, minute-taker of the Town Meeting/Assembly of 18th September 2023, writes to assure Whitby residents that the Public Meeting to be held in the Ballroom of the Royal [...]

December 19, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town