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SLAPP Happy WTC? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on bizarre actions by certain members of Whitby Town Council who seem to have abused the public purse by instigating an unlawful attempt to silence valid and [...]

November 6, 2023 Whitby Town

WTC Clerk on the Move?

WTC Clerk on the Move? – an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a reader’s speculation that Whitby Town Clerk/RFO, Mr Michael KING, may be contemplating a move to pastures new . . . ~~~~~ A [...]

October 29, 2023 Whitby Town

“The Best Town Council in the Land”

“The Best Town Council in the Land” – an Open Letter to the Mayor of Whitby by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Bob DALRYMPLE – Chair/Mayor – Whitby Town Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Mr Mayor, Please take note that I [...]

October 18, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

Whitby Parish Poll – Results

Whitby Parish Poll – Results Following a very poor turn-out of only 310 voters, it was unsurprising to learn that from an electorate of 10,103, only 73 votes were cast in support of the present membership of Whitby Town Council [...]

October 6, 2023 Whitby Town

Cllr. CHRIS RIDDOLLS addresses his Electors

Cllr. Chris RIDDOLLS addresses his Electors Whitby Town Councillor CHRIS RIDDOLLS (White Leys Ward) has written an Open Letter to his electors explaining his stance on the Town/Parish Poll. Electors of Whitby have their chance to voice their opinions at [...]

October 4, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town

Councillor: Kudos to the Enquirer

In the run-up to the Whitby Town/Parish Poll, a Letter to the Editor from Councillor PETER BATTY of Groby Parish Council, who faces the same arrogance, incompetence and stupidity prevalent in parts of North Yorkshire and elsewhere in the country, [...]

October 3, 2023 Letters, Town & Parish

WTC: “Animal Farm”

WTC: “Animal Farm” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to reader-feedback on the Enquirer’s coverage of Whitby Town Council’s Extraordinary Meeting on Tuesday 26th September 2023, where, despite a packed public gallery, members proceeded to verbally [...]

September 30, 2023 Whitby Town

A BETTER Town Council

A BETTER Town Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing some informative comparisons between Whitby Town Council and a GOOD Town Council. ~~~~~ Following two recent Town Meetings/Assemblies, the people of Whitby now have an opportunity [...]

September 24, 2023 Whitby Town

WTC: The Vipers’ Nest

WTC: The Vipers’ Nest – an “In My View” by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a barely credible turn of events. Apparently, every Whitby elector who supported the Call for Poll to speak out for Whitby has aided and abetted a [...]

September 20, 2023 Whitby Town

Loadsa Money?

Loadsa Money? Ahead of the second Whitby Town Meeting/Assembly this month (Whitby Town Council itself meets only once every two months), today’s Letter to the Editor comes from Councillor Rob Barnett – revealing some basic facts and figures that every Whitby [...]

September 15, 2023 Letters, Whitby Town