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 […]
An Appeal to North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner Mrs Julia MULLIGAN This communication consists entirely of my opinion, the right to express which is conferred upon me under the terms of Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1948, to which this country is a co-signatory. I have written today (1st […]
Kenyon Joins the other Aldermen. Do you agree or disagree with this decision ? Let us know your thoughts.
Jaconelli: Is An Alderman Above The Law, Ms Kenyon? an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, examining the status and purpose of the conferment of the civic honour of Honorary Alderman in first- and second-tier English Councils. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST What exactly is an ALDERMAN? Before attempting to answer that seemingly straightforward […]
Police & Crime Commissioners: Rabbits In The Headlights an ‘In My View’ Special Report by NIGEL WARD, examining the impact of Police & Crime Commissioners as they approach the first anniversary of their respective elections. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ . IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Before reporting on my […]
Plebgate and Kenyongate Crime and Parliamentary affairs reporter TIM HICKS draws some parallels between the Plebgate and Kenyongate affairs ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Real Whitby readers will be incredulous at the latest ramifications of the “Plebgate” affair in which Mr Andrew Mitchell MP lost his job as Chief Whip. So far eight people, five of them police constables […]
Operation Countryman II (8): North Yorkshire Police and Jaconelli: The big silence For some time local people and Real Whitby have been alleging that Savile operated in a paedophile-ring in Scarborough, along with the former Mayor Peter Jaconelli; that Jaconelli was reported to the North Yorkshire Police and the Police knew about him but ignored […]
Joe Plant: “The Wind In The Willows” Richard Ineson gathers up the loose ends ahead of the big Zonal Parking decision on Thursday 19th September. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is what Joe Plant means when he talks about democracy; when the figures are in his favour, they are alright – when they go against him, he sticks […]