Author Archives: andystrangeway

Northfield Road Footpath – Urgent Works Required

The state of the footpath on Northfield Road, Pocklington is a disgrace and dangerous to residents. ERYC have known about the state of the footpath for numerous years via communication from residents. Residents have even been told they should sweep … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Pocklington Parking – A Catalogue Of Failures

I have been requested to share my opinions with regards the challenges Pocklington faces with regards parking. Future Stamford Bridge Overflow Car Park In essence parking in Pocklington has been a catalogue of failures. To address any future parking issues … Continue reading

Posted in Parking, Pocklington

Evidence Confirms Hustings Breach Statute

As Caroline Lacey, ERYC Chief Executive, has failed to responded to Email Confirms Council Resources Used For Hustings I publish the email below. Fact 1 – This confirms that Pocklington Town Council breached statute by using Council resources for a … Continue reading

Posted in Election, ERYC, Pocklington

Email Confirms Council Resources Used For Hustings

With both ERYC Head of Legal Mathew Buckley and ERYC Returning Officer and Chief Executive Caroline Lacey  remaining silent, I now offer them a clue. To unequivoally confirm that Pocklington Town Council (PTC)/Town Mayor Councillor Dean Hodgson have used Council … Continue reading

Posted in Election, ERYC, Pocklington

ERYC Silence Confirms Incompetence

As reported in Pocklington Hustings – Buckley Corrupt Or Incompetent ERYC Head of Legal Mathew Buckley stated within minutes “I cannot see an issue with this” in response to PTC Mayor Acting Beyond Legal Powers. Yet a day and half … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, Pocklington

Spot The Conservative Election Boards

It was drawn to my attention that the Conservative Party, known in the East Riding as “Local Conservatives”, are desperate for sites to display their election boards as per the norm across the countryside. It appears their requests are being … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, Election

What Is The Purpose of ERYC And Councillors?

As we are into election season this simple question needs answering – What is the purpose of ERYC and Councillors? The purpose of ERYC, like all local authorities, is to do as a collective what the individual cannot; provide services … Continue reading

Posted in Election, ERYC

Pocklington Hustings – Buckley Corrupt Or Incompetent

In response to PTC Mayor Acting Beyond Legal Powers ERYC Head of Legal Mathew Buckley claims “I cannot see an issue with this”. I ask everyone to read the following and then decide is Buckley corrupt or incompetent? Please read … Continue reading

Posted in Election, ERYC, Pocklington

PTC Mayor Acting Beyond Legal Powers

By organising a hustings on Thursday 25 April at the Arts Centre Pocklington Town Council (PTC) Mayor Councillor Dean Hodgson has acted beyond his legal powers. Please read Hodgson – Strangeway Emails Independent ERYC Candidate Ruth Strangeway drew my attention … Continue reading

Posted in Election

Seventeen ERYC Staff Paid Over £100,000

The Goole Times reports that seventeen ERYC staff are paid over £100,000. Why was I the only ERYC Councillor to vote against the Council Tax increase that pays for these inflated salaries and other waste? Residents can express their opinion … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax