The Labour supporter who complained (rightly) about a party selection stitch-up for borough elections in May is visited by Inspector Knacker.
The Tory-turned Independent district councillor monitoring his local flood alert… from a beach bar in Thailand.
While services are slashed and lollipop ladies sacked or told to find sponsorship, the chief exec’s salary rises 7.6 percent to just £274,000.
Councillors unanimously try to overturn a cabinet decision to cut free school buses across the county – only to be told democracy doesn’t work like that.
Labour ex-mayor Anna Mbachu, censured for threatening to slap her chauffeur, is now junior cabinet member for children and young people.
The council’s keen use of zero hours contracts doesn’t affect leader Peter Smith, who’s still paid by Wigan when off earning public money elsewhere.
SCARBOROUGH & NORTH YORKSHIRE
Councillors and police decline to be interviewed when the BBC vindicates many critical stories unearthed by the Real Whitby website.