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NYMNPA: Decisions, Decisions . . .


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 ...

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Moving On – NYCC Monitoring Officer


Moving On – NYCC Monitoring Officer Carole DUNN a brief report by Nigel Ward on an imminent change of personnel on the second-top rung of the North Yorkshire County Council ladder. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Real Whitby regulars will recognise the familiar face of Ms Carole DUNN – presently ...

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Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC


Ethics versus Expediency @ NYCC an ‘In My View’ article by Nigel Ward, reporting on the balancing act – between Ethics and Expediency; between what is morally right and what is merely convenient – performed by Monitoring Officers in attempting to establish acceptable stands of conduct on the part of ...

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Payback Time for Cllr David Jeffels


Payback Time for Cllr David Jeffels TIM THORNE reports on a small step forward in the up-hill struggle to claw back the taxpayers’ money from elected members who have taken more than their fair share of Allowances and/or Expenses. Today; County Councillor DAVID JEFFELS – tomorrow; who know how many ...

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“Life in Never-Ever-Land”


Life in Never-Ever-Land a short fairy story, by HANS CHRISTMAS ROBINSON (or one of the Brothers Very Grimm). Fact or fiction? Have your say! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let me tell you a little story. It’s about a place called Never-Ever-Land, that used to be a very nice place to live and was ...

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Is the Whitby Park-&-Ride a “done deal”?


P&R: Open Letter to NYCC from Tom Brodrick Hard on the heels of  RICHARD INESON’s analysis of the Whitby Park-&-Ride public consultation, TOM BRODRICK makes an impassioned appeal for the common-sense he thinks is unlikely to prevail. Is the Whitby Park-&-Ride a “done deal”? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From: Thomas Brodrick Sent: 20 ...

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EXCLUSIVE! Durham Police confirm fraud investigation


OPERATION COUNTRYMAN II (6) EXCLUSIVE:  Durham Police confirm fraud investigation Our crime and parliamentary affairs correspondent TIM HICKS continues his exposure of misconduct in North Yorkshire Police and Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Councillor Jane Kenyon, her partner Councillor William Miller and Dales Timber Limited. Regular readers of Real Whitby ...

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“I Accuse”


“I Accuse” A ‘In My View’ article – gloves-off/no-holds-barred – by Nigel Ward, addressing evasion – at the highest levels of Local Government – to address breaches of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct in a fair, just, transparent and honourable manner. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Petty – but by ...

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