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Browsing the "Lisa Dixon" Tag

Letter: That Siddons Interview

Letter to the Editor: That Councillor Siddons Interview Sir, I am writing to chip in my two-penn’orth on the recent spate of articles in the NYE on the controversy over the Council’s management of Whitby and Scarborough Harbours. I think [...]

July 28, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Train Crash!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-twenty-ninth 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 18, 2021 Photoons

The Pillage of Scarborough Harbour

The Pillage of Scarborough Harbour – an ‘Open Letter’ to SBC CEO Mike GREENE from NIGEL WARD, in the public interest. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – CEO and Head of Paid Service – SBC IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Mike, I [...]

July 11, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rape of Whitby Harbour

The Rape of Whitby Harbour – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an attempted ‘All You Need to Know’ guide to the action against SBC regarding what one Councillor has described as ‘an act of corporate plunder’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

July 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to the SBC CEO

Open Letter to the SBC CEO by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Foreword On Monday 15th March 2021, I provided SBC’s Chair of Audit Councillor Andrew BACKHOUSE [Ind.] with a courtesy copy of the following Open Letter to CEO Mike GREENE. Late [...]

March 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Raising Standards

Raising Standards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the opinion that although the forthcoming changes to Councils’ Standards Procedures may amount to greater ‘protection’ for errant Councillors and a further hindrance to freedom of expression, nevertheless, Councillors [...]

March 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Cake & Eat It!

Cake & Eat It! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting potentially serial abuse of the Scarborough Borough Council Standards Procedures. ~~~~~ Background Regular readers will perhaps recall an article under my by-line published in the North Yorks [...]

March 13, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer

SBC ‘Data Protection’ Officer an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, looking ahead to a diligent data breach investigation . . . in the light of past failures. ~~~~~ My thanks go out to the inimitable RANDO – Scarborough [...]

February 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The ARGOS ‘Leak’ Investigation

The ARGOS ‘Leak’ Investigation Our regular Guest Author – Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY – offers an informed view. ~~~~~ The current interest into who did, or did not, leak the report into the £22 million pound ratepayer-funded, ARGOS development, as published [...]

February 14, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a rudimentary failure on the part of SBC’s Legal department – and an erroneous statement by a SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Regular [...]

February 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council