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Loughinisland, Press Freedom and the NYE

Loughinisland, Press Freedom and the NYE A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS, the Enquirer’s police and crime correspondent, reorting some relief in the persecution of investigative journalists by authorities who are the subject of their investigations. Ring any [...]

October 2, 2019 Letters, Police

Privacy of Correspondence

Privacy of Correspondence A Letter to the Editor from regular contributor NIGEL WARD, appealing for a proper respect for a fundamental aspect of law. ~~~~~ Sir, A great deal has been said, and published, about Scarborough Borough Council’s practice and [...]

September 16, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Hats Off, John CASEY!

Hats Off, John CASEY! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, giving credit where credit is due to John CASEY [Ind.], SBC elected member for Filey ward, who has evinced the “openness and transparency” to admit a serious error [...]

August 19, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Interception of NYE Emails

SBC Interception of NYE Emails An Open Letter to the Leader of Scarborough Borough Council, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.], by regular contributor TIM HICKS, addressing the continuing issue of email interception. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Siddons, Open Letter re: Scarborough Borough [...]

July 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

A Paper Chase in Filey

A Paper Chase in Filey an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on further evidence of a Tory meltdown in the southern part of the Borough – this time in the Filey ward. ~~~~~ A couple of weeks [...]

April 4, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints Enquirer regular contributor TIM HICKS persists, entirely reasonably, in his attempt to engage in a productive dialogue with Scarborough Borough Council ‘Strong’ Leader, Conservative Councillor Derek Bastiman. ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Hope this e mail [...]

January 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

ALL THE BEST, FOLKS!

All The Best, Folks! from Tim and Nigel A BIG YEAR COMING UP… Brexit? – Local Elections? – General Election? – Brexit 2? [...]

December 18, 2018 Misc

Open Brexit Letter to Robert Goodwill

Dear Mr Goodwill, I write after BBC Look North announced you support Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal, aka the European Union Withdrawal Agreement. Given you offered your support so quickly, I presume you’ve read the voluminous 585 [...]

November 19, 2018 Letters, Misc

NYE Investigates SBC Blacklists

NYE Investigates SBC’s Blacklists by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Regular readers will know that in the interests of transparency and democracy, the North Yorks Enquirer (NYE) has been pursuing the issue e mail interception of Councillors emails by Scarborough Borough Council [...]

September 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Intrigue @ SBC: Allege Bullying? Get Bullied!

Intrigue @ SBC: Allege Bullying? Get Bullied! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing how an anonymous SBC Officer has reacted to allegations of “sexist bullying” by threatening civil and/or criminal legal proceedings against the (maybe) Complainant. ~~~~~ [...]

February 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council