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A Letter to the Editor from Richard INESON, reporting on his area of special interest – Stakeholders Steering Groups. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, I first became interested in Local Government in Whitby about three years ago, when my neighbour, Nigel [...]

June 23, 2012 Letters

“The Gravy Train Express” – CodHead 035

“The Gravy Train Express” CodHead knows what everyone knows – certain local authority figures always travel first-class! [Satire]       [...]

May 7, 2012 Cartoons

More Things In Heaven And Earth

More Things In Heaven And Earth – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD ~ It is over forty years since I drove from Mashhad, in eastern Iran, south east along the valley of the Jamshidi river, which broadens [...]

April 5, 2012 Whitby Town

“Whitby’s Own Woolasgate” – CodHead 014

“Whitby’s Own Woolasgate” Readers are sure to remember the extraordinary case of Phil Woolas, who was elected MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth in the 2010 general election, only to be stripped of his seat for breaching the Representation of [...]

May 1, 2011 Cartoons

“Inspector Clueso” – CodHead 013

“Inspector Clueso” Is CodHead suggesting that Inspector Mark Grange’s stated position that complaints against Council Officers and/or elected Councillors will be investigated only at the behest of the Council is somehow politically motivated? Surely not! One wonders which Councillors/Officers CodHead [...]

April 30, 2011 Cartoons

“Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” – CodHead 010

CodHead nicely sums up the prevailing culture of zero accountability at Scarborough Borough Council, basking in the limelight – but hiding from the spotlight of public scrutiny. [Satire] [...]

April 10, 2011 Cartoons

“It’s My Round!” – CodHead 009

“It’s My Round!” CodHead’s first pop at NYCC’s widely abused Extended Schools “Me Too!” Voucher Scheme, through which friends and relatives of those ‘in the know’ (including Scarborough Borough Council) were effectively granted a licence to print money. Vouchers were [...]

April 3, 2011 Cartoons

Transparency in Local Government

Transparency in Local Government – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ ‘Transparency’ has become something of a buzz-word in local government circles; everyone professes to uphold it – until it comes to disclosing information that is potentially [...]

October 3, 2010 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town