Police called in on potash planner TIM LAWN An update by Nigel Ward and Tim Thorne on the fall-out from the Real Whitby coverage of exposure of the undeclared interests of then-Chair of the North York Moors National Park Authority Planning Committee, former Scarborough Borough Councillor Tim LAWN The Yorkshire Post has this morning – at [...]
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Tim Lawn, North York Moors Potash, 2.5 million pounds worth of conflict of interest, exposed by Ian Hislop's Private Eye. Real Whitby has recently forged links with a few national newspapers and magazines. Interest is growing in Scarborough Borough Council's threat of legal action towards ourselves with several multinationals keen on the story. This [...]
The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent times, the investigative-journalism of the Real Whitby CORRUPTION BUSTERS team (TIM HICKS, NIGEL WARD and TIM THORNE – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants) - has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the confident expectation of continuing in this [...]
Lies, Damned Lies and DIXON DoubleSpeak an 'In My View' article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the depths of disingenuousness currently being plumbed by Scarborough Borough Council's Director of Legal & Democratic Services Mrs Lisa DIXON. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Regular readers of Real Whitby are familiar with two recent examples of the double standards [...]
Debate this and all things Whitby on The Real Whitby Facebook Group. A Pot to Piss In an "In My View" article, by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the clandestine circulation of documents that appear to constitute evidence of a historical fraud. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST It is surely a matter of the most profound significance [...]
NYMNPA: Decisions, Decisions . . . an up-date report by TIM THORNE on the extraordinary saga of three members of the North York Moors National Park Authority who seem to have been unable to resist the lure of a piece of the potash millions. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Readers may remember some of the coverage we gave to members [...]
Two SBC Councillors Accused of Serious Crimes an 'In My View' article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on recent correspondence with Scarborough Borough Council's Director of Legal & Democratic Services Lisa DIXON (of Private Eye fame). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST I recently had the experience of being invited to meet with a lady who wished to [...]
Discussions are taking place between the North York Moors National Park Authority (NYMNPA) and York Potash over alternative locations for a Potash mine. The planning application for the proposed Potash mine at Dove's Nest, Sneaton, was put on hold earlier this year after the Park Authority claimed there was a substantial amount of information missing from [...]