Politics

Whitby, Scarborough And North Yorkshire Politics From An Anti Corruption Perspective. Looking Deep At The Ongoings At Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town Council And North Yorkshire County Council. Including An Occasional look At Our Conservative MP Roberto Goodwill.

Real Whitby: The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

Real Whitby: The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

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 […]

A Shot In The Foot – WTC Gives Filming Green Light

A Shot In The Foot – WTC Gives Filming Green Light

A Shot In The Foot – Whitby Town Council Gives Filming The Green Light a report by NICK HENDERSON on Whitby Town (Parish) Council’s controversial decision to abide by the law and accept filming of Meetings by members of the public – contrary to the Motion tabled by the Mayor, Councillor John FREEMAN, who is […]

Legal Bullies Of The Year – Scarborough Borough Council

Legal Bullies Of The Year – Scarborough Borough Council

After threats of criminal and civil legal action against Real Whitby, Scarborough Borough Council have been awarded legal bullies of the year (Runners up) award by Ian Hislops Private Eye Magazine. Real Whitby would like to take this opportunity to thank the team over at Private for their continued support in our battles against our […]

Clerk’s Comedy Correspondence

Clerk’s Comedy Correspondence

Clerk’s Comedy Correspondence Real Whitby is happy to comply with a request to publish the complete correspondence record between a member of the public and Mr Chris Adnitt, Clerk to Folkton Parish Council. (Mr Chris Adnitt is also the Responsible Financial Officer for Folkton Parish Council – isn’t that the Council whose Chairman’s company was […]

Questions From Reporter Anne Czernik

Questions From Reporter Anne Czernik

I have, perhaps foolishly (Ive been warned never to speak to journalists), agreed to speak to a reporter regarding threat of closure of the site by Scarborough Borough Council.  Anne tells me she intends to try sell the story to The Morning Star and The Guardian. Scarborough Borough Councils Threat Of Legal Action Against Real […]

Attempted Termination of Real Whitby: Update

Attempted Termination of Real Whitby:  Update

Attempted Termination of Real Whitby:  Update Regular readers of Real Whitby will know that on the 28th of March, Scarborough Borough Council wrote to our Internet Service Provider demanding that they to terminate our website hosting service. Three contributors to the site, including myself, were also threatened with legal action on the same day, also over […]

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