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The Valley Bridge Negligence Saga

The Valley Bridge Negligence Saga

The Valley Bridge Negligence Saga a report, by NICK HENDERSON, on the twenty-year saga of the negligence of Scarborough’s iconic gateway – Valley Bridge – and the dearth of information that would provide some accountability for that negligence. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On 24th September 2013, I travelled to County Hall, to meet with David BOWE and Richard […]

Official: Peter Jaconelli innocent

Official:  Peter Jaconelli innocent

Official:  Peter Jaconelli innocent The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) have cleared North Yorkshire Police of misconduct in the Jaconelli and Savile investigations. Crime and Parliamentary affairs correspondent Tim Hicks writes with an update to our ongoing Jimmy Savile and Peter Jaconelli  investigation. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Recently there have been a number of developments in the Jimmy […]

EXCLUSIVE! Durham Police confirm fraud investigation

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 will know that it has […]

“Operation Countryman II” (5): Jaconelli: NYP responds

“Operation Countryman II” (5):  Jaconelli:  NYP responds

“Operation Countryman II” (5):  Jaconelli:  NYP responds In my last article on corruption in North Yorkshire Police, I finished with the following passage: “Following on from the blatantly perverse West Yorkshire Police investigation, in which that force exonerated itself from any responsibility for its failure to arrest Savile and which has been widely condemned as […]

Attempted Termination of Real Whitby: Update

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 […]

Whitby Council votes for free speech, “deploring” SBC threats

Whitby Council votes for free speech, “deploring” SBC threats

Whitby Council votes for free speech, “deploring” SBC threats an “In My View” article by Nigel Ward. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ First Published April 2013 The story that has attracted tens of thousands of internet-users to the support of the Real Whitby Magazine newsblog has finally made it to the inside pages of the Whitby Gazette. The Friday […]

Noughtie nights: the best UK hotels of the decade

Noughtie nights: the best UK hotels of the decade

Sally Shalam has stayed in hundreds of hotels, B&Bs and cottages, witnessing a revolution in hospitality, but which are the best? She picks her top 10 of the decade

Savile, Jaconelli and the Council with something to hide

Savile, Jaconelli and the Council with something to hide

Savile, Jaconelli and the Council with something to hide Corruption Buster Tim HICKS reports on the information black-out strategy of Scarborough Borough Council   Real Whitby regulars will know that for some time Real Whitby journalists and readers have been making grave allegations that the former Conservative Councillor, Alderman, Mayor of Scarborough (and close associate […]

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