Category Archives: Market Weighton

Council Bans Assistance/Guide Dogs From Cemetery

Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) not only unlawfully closed the town’s cemetery it has also unlawfully banned assistance/guide dogs from it. Sign on the Market Weighton Cemetery Gate Equality Act 2010 By banning dogs “By Order Market Weighton Town Council” … Continue reading

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Market Weighton – Cemetery And War Graves Shame

Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) and their Mayor Cllr Peter Hemmeman should hang their heads in shame for the insensitivity they have shown to residents by unlawfully closing the Market Weighton cemetery over the Easter weekend. The insensitivity has been … Continue reading

Posted in Covid 19, Market Weighton

Market Weighton Mayor – Cemetery Closure Insensitivity

Cllr Peter Hemmerman not only conducts affairs outwith legislation, as was seen by the closing of the Market Weighton Cemetery just before Easter, he also displays gross insensitivity in the process. On his Cllr Peter Hemmerman Facebook page (click on … Continue reading

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Forensic Science Negates CCTV States Regulator

I have been aware, for nearly a year, that CCTV systems in the East Riding and across the UK are fundamentally flawed. My position is now supported by none other than the Forensic Science Regulator, Dr Gillian Tully. Gillian has … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Driffield, Humberside Police, Market Weighton, Pocklington

Government U-Turn Forces Cemeteries To Re-Open

I am delighted to confirm that the Government has finally done a U-turn and forced Cemeteries, including the one closed in Market Weighton, to keep open or re-open. On Tuesday 7 April, I first publically raised the distasteful issue of … Continue reading

Posted in Covid 19, Market Weighton

Closing Cemeteries – Are Pocklington Residents At Risk?

After yesterday’s post Covid 19 – Closing Cemeteries I received various emails that resulted in more questions than answers. Credit is due to Market Weighton Town Council who replied promptly to my initial enquiry and informed me that: “We act on … Continue reading

Posted in Covid 19, Market Weighton, Pocklington

Market Weighton CCTV – Inadequate Evidence Of Crime

Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) has revealed that the Town Council are in breach of the Home Office Surveillance Camera Commissioners compliance guidelines. Market Weighton Town Mayor – Councillor Peter Hemmerman They have confirmed: “The Market Weighton Town Council do … Continue reading

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Market Weighton CCTV Breach Surveillance Compliance

A simple Freedom of Information (FOI) request to Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) has revealed that the Town Council are in breach of the Home Office Surveillance Camera Commissioners compliance guidelines. Market Weighton Town Mayor – Councillor Peter Hemmerman As … Continue reading

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Big Brother Everywhere – Civil Liberties Ignored

As concerns have been raised with me regards the number of CCTV cameras Market Weighton Town Council and Driffield Town Council have erected I have submitted a Freedom of Information request to both. I have requested information regards: All the … Continue reading

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ICO Confirm Town Councils’ CCTV Systems Unlawful

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) yesterday confirmed that Market Weighton Town Council (MWTC) ” has not complied with their Data Protection obligations.” The same applies to Pocklington and Driffield Town Councils. ICO stated: “In particular, as MWTC is the owner of … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Driffield, Humberside Police, Market Weighton, Pocklington