Tuesday 19th January 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

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NHS Donor Appeal

NHS Donor Appeal by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction The NHS Blood & Transplant Convalescent Plasma Programme Communications Team have contacted the NYE and asked us to run an appeal for donors. The NHS Blood and Transplant is a joint England [...]

December 25, 2020 Appeals

NYP COVID Fines Fraudulent?

NYP COVID Fines Fraudulent? A Letter to the Editor from HEINRIK PORZEL, offering an alternative perspective on breaches of the COVID-19 Regulations,  in response to TIM HICKS’ recent article “The Roseberry Topping Controversy”. ~~~~~ Dear Sir I was interested in [...]

December 16, 2020 Letters, North Yorkshire Police

“Light Bulb Moments”

A Letter to the Editor from SANDRA TURNER, former Scarborough Borough Council Portfolio Holder and Whitby Town Councillor,  bemoaning the abysmal performance and general lack of imagination evinced by Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd, a.k.a. ‘YCBID’, ‘DBID’, or ‘the BID’. And [...]

November 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“NYP: Biased or Not?”

“NYP: Biased or Not?” A Letter to the Editor from RODGER DOWNING of Scarborough, questioning an apparent double-standard in the policing of the Coronavirus Regulations. ~~~~~ Dear Editor Is North Yorkshire Police BIASED in applying Lockdown Rules? My property was [...]

June 19, 2020 Letters, Police

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Siddons Torpedoes Argos Flagship?

The economic fallout from the unnecessary Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) requesting another vote on Labour leader Siddons’ flagship Argos project. The Argos project spends £22million of taxpayer’s money on a building to replace [...]

June 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Zooming in on the BID Ballot

Zooming in on the BID Ballot an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Beleaguered tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire coast will be encouraged to learn that the Audit Committee of Scarborough Council has at last been summoned to [...]

May 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Fear & Loathing in NIMBYLAND

Fear & Loathing in NIMBYLAND an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the great COVID-19 divide in rural areas. ~~~~~ Following the years of deep division – hatred, even – over the interminable BREXIT issue, one aspect of [...]

May 16, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The Great Lockdown Hoax

The UK lockdown began on 23rd March 2020. The stated purpose of the lockdown was to stop NHS hospitals being overwhelmed by the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. When it became apparent that NHS hospitals were not going to be [...]

May 14, 2020 Misc

“The New Normal?”

A Letter to the Editor from IAN DIXON, expressing his concerns regarding the nature of “the new normal”. ~~~~~ Sir, Who would have predicted a year ago that our country would be in the state it is in now? We [...]

May 13, 2020 Letters