NYCC Election Preview – Cllr Peter POPPLE The Public Record – County Councillor Peter – Double Dipper 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 and a government job. Surely, the term is applicable to the […]
The Dredger: digging the dirt? – by Al Roberts It emerges that not only does Whitby have a “bollard that never rises”, but it also had a “pump that never pumped” http://www.real-whitby.co.uk/the-bollard-that-never-rises-by-richard-inneson Just as the bollard has a run up of a loss of some £17,000, that figure pales into insignificance compared to the pump, […]
Whitby Regatta – Fact & Flannel An ‘In My View’ article – by Nigel Ward IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The many supporters and admirers of the Whitby Regatta Committee (WRC) will perhaps be interested, following my ‘In My View’ article “REGATTA(S) AHOY!”, to learn of a letter dated 11th August (received on 13th August 2012) […]
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 such […]
The letter below regarding unacceptable conduct of the Whitby Harbour Board is from Nigel Ward to SBC Councilor Mike Cockerill. Further reading on the subject can be done at the following links : All Whitby Harbour Board Articles Whitby Town Councillors Ejected From Harbor Board Meeting Councillor Mike COCKERILL – SBC & NYCC Chair: WHITBY […]
Further Reading Whitby Harbour Board Stories In a series of letters on Scarborough Borough Council headed paper, members of the harbour board have labelled Whitby town councilors as rude and threatening. Real Whitby learned of the letters after town Councillors Havelock and Collins were evicted from a private, behind closed doors meeting of the towns […]
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.
Article kindly submitted by a site reader. Name and address withheld at authors request. “For too long those in power made decisions behind closed doors, released information behind a veil of jargon and denied people the power to hold them to account. This coalition is driving a wrecking ball through that culture – and it’s called […]