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Scarborough Borough Council Ignores Nolan’s Principles

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 [...]

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?

An ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward First Published Summer 2012 IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The anatomy of a COVER-UP. Institutionalised 'Get-Out-of-Jail-Free’ cards?       Over five weeks ago, on Friday 26th October 2012, the Whitby Gazette published an article entitled “Councillors cleared of ‘double-dipping’”. Curiously, when the article appeared on the Whitby [...]

NYCC Election Preview – Cllr Mike COCKERILL

NYCC Election Preview - Cllr Mike COCKERILL The Public Record - Cllr Mike Cockerill - Double Dipper The Free Dictionary defines the term ‘Double dipping’ in the following way: Double dipping n. - The practice of receiving compensation, benefits, etc, from two or more sources in a way regarded as unethical, as from a government pension [...]

Whitby West Pier Footbridge by Jackie Greaves.

Article By Jackie Greaves It’s coming up to that exciting time of year again when dads, grandads, enthusiastic children and even the girls, often with pink spinning rods, are planning their first mackerel fishing from the pier. Piggy banks are being raided to buy spinners and feathers. Bright little faces are waiting for the [...]

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Towering Incompetence & Neglect

It is only ten days since I published an article highlighting the incompetence and neglect that characterizes the performance of the pilot Whitby Harbour Board and its Chair, Councillor Mike Cockerill (SBC and NYCC), from whom I had hoped to learn the circumstances in which the mast of the Scoresby Monument could have reached [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.