whitby harbour board

NYCC Election Preview – Cllr Peter POPPLE

NYCC Election Preview – Cllr Peter POPPLE

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 […]

Vacancies on Whitby Harbour Board

Vacancies on Whitby Harbour Board

A recruitment drive to fill two vacancies on Whitby Harbour Board has been extended. More interest had been anticipated in the positions on the pilot board, established by Scarborough Borough Council to provide alternative strategic governance for Whitby Harbour, in line with the recommendations of the Department for Transport’s Municipal Ports Review. However, there were […]

The Dredger: digging the dirt?

The Dredger: digging the dirt?

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 Ltd – Leaked letter

Whitby Regatta Ltd – Leaked letter

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) […]

Whitby Harbour Board – “Commercial Future Of Harbour Lies In Windfarms Not Fishing”

Whitby Harbour Board – “Commercial Future Of Harbour Lies In Windfarms Not Fishing”

Originally published, August 10th 2011 Related Reading Whitby Fishing Forum Topic Tuesday evening saw the monthly gathering of Whitby Town Council for a meeting based solely on issues relating to Whitby Harbour. There was good turn out from the local community and from members of the newly formed Whitby Harbour Board. Councillor Ken Graham who […]

Towering Incompetence & Neglect

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 such […]

More Secret Meetings – Whitby Harbour Users’ Consultative Stakeholders’ Steering Group

More Secret Meetings – Whitby Harbour Users’ Consultative Stakeholders’ Steering Group

Whitby Harbour Users’ Consultative Stakeholders’ Steering Group Meeting – Monday 12th March 2012 – 3:00pm – Whitby Harbour Office Real Whitby is reliably informed that Richard Ineson attempted to attend the Harbour Office today, in the hope of being allowed to observe the deliberations of the members of the Group at today’s meeting. Harbour staff […]

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