The Whitby Gothic Weekend (WGW) is an established and popular gothic festival located in Whitby, North Yorkshire, UK. The WGW’s official line is to provide musical entertainment with bands and DJs, although the culture of the WGW has far outgrown that simple agenda.
Black and white is perhaps not my best format for photographs. I realise there are many photographers out there who know black and white far better than me, and their images are awesome. Whitby Bagdale Old Hall In the Snow. November 2010 But I love black and white, I think it lends itself to [...]
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SAVILE/JACONELLI: Yewtree/Hibiscus Scarborough Paedophile-Ring Time-Line Crime and Parliamentary affairs correspondent TIM HICKS reports on the latest amazing revelations about the Jimmy Savile/Peter Jaconelli paedophile ring that was active in North Yorkshire from about 1947/51, with the full knowledge of North Yorkshire Police, until Savile’s death in 2011. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There have been a number of major developments [...]
Whitby On-Street Parking Scheme Delayed Whitby's fiercely opposed NYCC/SBC On-Street Parking Scheme comes into operation this month - or does it? According to NYCC's man of the moment Barrie MASON, an emphatic YES - on Good Friday 18th April. Here is the announcement - dated 9th April - in full. Whitby Park and Ride services ready [...]
York Potash Now Set To Compete With Boulby TIM THORNE reports on a dramatic last-minute change of strategy on the part of York Potash Ltd in its bid to secure Planning Consent from the North York Moors National Park Authority. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Information on the website of the York Potash parent company, Sirius Minerals, seems to indicate [...]
Bram Stoker International Film Festival - Major Announcement The Bram Stoker International Film Festival announced today that it has appointed Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki, Life President of the prestigious event which is held in Whitby each October and is celebrating its 5th glorious anniversary this year. Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki is in his thirties and [...]
Savile/Jaconelli/Corrigan paedophile ring: NYP cover-up continues - by Tim Hicks, reporting on the latest developments in the Scarborough/Whitby Savile investigation now coming under examination by Operation Yewtree. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BACKGROUND The series of articles we have run on Jimmy Savile has identified that Savile appears to have operated in Scarborough and Whitby in a paedophile-ring comprising himself, [...]