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‘Vision for Whitby’ – Survey Results

‘Vision for Whitby’ – Survey Results Regular readers may recall an article in the North Yorks Enquirer published on 18th May 2023, promoting the Whitby Community Network’s “Vision for Whitby” consultation, in which approaching 4.6% of the population took part. [...]

July 16, 2023 Whitby Town

POTTO’s “vexatious” claim ruled UNLAWFUL

POTTO’s “vexatious” claim ruled UNLAWFUL – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating the wild tactics adopted by Potto Parish Council to prevent the ‘inconvenient truths’ about its unlawful activities (ref: Tribunal) and widespread maladministration (ref: PIR) from reaching the public [...]

July 14, 2023 Potto

Yarm Town Council IMPLODING?

Yarm Town Council IMPLODING? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a bomb-shell Press Release from the Vice Chair of Yarm Town Council, where an elector inspecting the Annual Accounts  – as is every Yarm elector’s [...]

July 13, 2023 Town & Parish

“Too Many Pies?”

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

July 8, 2023 Photoons, Potto, Whitby Town

POTTO: Post-PIR Governance & Accountability

POTTO: Post-PIR Governance & Accountability – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, investigating the validity of Potto Parish Council’s claim, in its February 2023 minutes, that the July 2022 PIR Recommendations had all “been actioned accordingly”. (All Potto articles may be reviewed here). If [...]

June 23, 2023 Potto

WTC Records – Missing Links

WTC Records – Missing Links – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the whereabouts of the formal Mayoral Regalia of Whitby Rural District Council (WRDC) – established 1st April 1930, abolished in 1st April 1974 when [...]

June 17, 2023 Whitby Town

POTTO: Judgement Day Looms?

POTTO: Judgement Day Looms? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, describing a significant development in the ICAEW handling of a Formal Complaint against Mr Roger Alan BRISLEY, Potto Council’s Internal Auditor. This brief update follows on from my detailed examination [...]

June 9, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Potto

“It Can’t Be Put Right!”

“It Can’t Be Put Right!” Inspired by the ever-expanding series of Enquirer articles on Potto Parish Council, MANDY THOMPSON, Labour Town Councillor 2013-17 (hereinafter “the whistle-blower”), writes to relate her own ‘insider’ experiences of corrupt local government at Peterlee Town [...]

May 22, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

WCN: Vision for Whitby

WCN: Vision for Whitby The following information has been provided by Whitby Community Network (WCN) – a voluntary organisation interacting with key local organisations to further residents’ input into decisions and developments in Whitby and the surrounding area and – [...]

May 18, 2023 Appeals, Whitby Town

WTC: Keeping Tabs on the Minutes

WTC: Keeping Tabs on the Minutes – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on an exchange of correspondence on the time-honoured subject of  “openness and transparency” within local authorites. ~~~~~ I was interested to see that Whitby [...]

May 17, 2023 Whitby Town