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 shortly [...]
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 fined [...]
Scarborough Borough Council Ignores Nolan's Principles, so says Whitby's Tom Brodrick of the Reading Rooms Art Gallery on Flowergate. To set the scene, Whitby Town Council has recently been critical of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) and some of its councilors and officers. I'm not going to go into to much detail of this other than to [...]
After a long absence from the site every-bodies favourite satirical artist Codhead is back. Lets hope this is the first of a new batch, as they are an excellent addition to the site. You can see more of Codhead’s work in our new bridgeender section.
Whitby Town Council has sent a letter of commendation to three local campaigners, in recognition of their services to the town. The letter, dated 19th April 2011, was sent to Tom Broderick, Nigel Ward, and Mrs Wort, and reads: At a recent meeting of the Town Council members asked that their thanks are [...]
Admin: The following report is a direct 'real-time' follow-up to our "Who's Complaining?" article - second in the series of weekly columns by tranparency activist Nigel Ward. Readers can find that article here: http://www.real-whitby.co.uk/whos-complaining 'SLANGING MATCH' AT WHITBY TOWN COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETING' As luck would have it, a real 'live' example of the SBC Complaints Procedure [...]
Here is another master piece from every-bodies favourite satirical artist Codhead. You can see more of codhead’s work in our new bridgeender section.
Bye-election in Whitby's West Cliff Ward Following the dramatic 'on-the-spot' resignation of Whitby Town Councillor Mike Ward, during a 'behind closed' doors session at the Extraordinary Meeting of Tuesday 26th October, WTC Town Clerk Pam Dobson issued an erroneous Notice of Vacancy the following day. The Notice was erroneous insofar as it stated that [...]