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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 this [...]

Resign, Tom FOX! Spare Scarborough Council Further Disrepute

Resign, Tom FOX! Spare Scarborough Council Further Disrepute an 'In My View' article by NIGEL WARD, outlining the case for the immediate resignation of Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Tom FOX - formerly Chief Inspector Tom FOX of the (Scarborough) North Yorkshire Police - following his wildly misleading statement to Full Council. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Debate This Topic [...]

Safely Above The Law?

Debate this story and others like it in The Real Whitby Facebook Group Here. N. Yorkshire Tories - Riders On the Storm an 'In My View' report by NIGEL WARD, addressing the toxic issues that North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner Julia MULLIGAN (elected at a cost of over £1M) is still proving incapable of tackling [...]

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 local [...]

Two SBC Councillors Accused of Serious Crimes

Two SBC Councillors Accused of Serious Crimes an 'In My View' article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on recent correspondence with Scarborough Borough Council's Director of Legal & Democratic Services Lisa DIXON (of Private Eye fame). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST I recently had the experience of being invited to meet with a lady who wished to [...]

Regatta – Regatta?

Regatta - Regatta? a report by TIM HICKS FCA on the organisational status of Whitby Regatta, outlining his thoughts on the risks attendant upon allowing the present confused state of affairs to continue. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whitby Regatta - Background Being a responsible local news magazine, Real Whitby likes to encourage local businesses and do everything it can [...]

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 allegations [...]

Double-Dipping: McCartney puts record straight!

Double-Dipping: McCartney puts record straight! an update on the long-running ‘Double-Dipping’ scandal by Tim THORNE, reporting on one County Councillor who, as soon as he became aware of the unnecessary over-payment, has returned the money to his District Council and instructed that he wants no further ‘automatic’ payments to him in future. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ All has been [...]

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