Friday 23rd April 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "John Nock" Tag

“Weapon of Choice”

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

June 28, 2018 Photoons

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part One)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part One) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD  shedding light on the burgeoning scandal of a Councillor having been prohibited from acting as a Councillor. Confused? You are supposed to be . . . [...]

June 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“NOCK and DILLON: Formal Complaints”

An Open Letter to Mrs Lisa DIXON, Director of Legal Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Scarborough Borough Council. This is a long, important, perhaps (for some) boring, but necessarily detailed letter dealing with the propriety of the actions of a [...]

June 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“NOCK’s Opportunity”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough on the ever-contentious subject of Scarborough Borough Council’s approach to Council Tax – and exposing the reversed logic propagated by Councillor John NOCK [Con.] when he had the opportunity to [...]

March 27, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

NOCK-NOCK-NOCK-ing on Duty’s Door

NOCK-NOCK-NOCK-ing on Duty’s Door an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, calling upon SBC Councillor John NOCK [Con.] to accept and fulfil his duty as Portfolio Holder for Democracy & Governance. ~~~~~ Twenty-nine ‘working days’ ago, on 29th January [...]

March 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] by TIM HICKS, concerning SBC Policy on NYE contributors arbitrarily designated “vexatious”. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Thank you for your e mail. Further to our recent correspondence, I can confirm [...]

February 20, 2018 Letters

£4k/hour Councillor’s Non-Declaration of Interests?

My Open Letter to SBC Portfolio Holder for Legal & Governance, Councillor John NOCK [Con.], seeking answers to serious questions regarding the acts and/or omissions of Standards Committee Chair, Councillor Heather PHILLIPS [Con.], following revelations made public in my article [...]

January 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Silence is Golden, Dave

SBC: Silence is Golden, Dave an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing with the public an unanswered question – “Is the tale wagging the dog”. David KITSON’s silence on the subject indicates an affirmative answer. ~~~~~ On 15th [...]

January 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Catastrophic Council Standards Blunder

Catastrophic Council Standards Blunder an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on stunning incompetence in the Legal & Democratic Services departments of Councils in our area. ~~~~~ Historically, the process under which the ethical conduct of elected [...]

January 8, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Surveillance & Undercover Ops and InfoWar in Yorkshire (6)

Surveillance & InfoWar Ops by Public Bodies, inc. SBC  This is the sixth article on the subject of undercover and information warfare operations in Yorkshire. The first covered the influence of the military on armed and undercover police operations and [...]

December 28, 2017 Police, Scarborough Borough Council