Category Archives: Pocklington

Jenny “Love” Crabb – Anger Issues

A £20,000 inital scheme to upgrade the Pavement was such a disaster I requested a site meeting with ERYC Engineer Jenny Crabb who designed the scheme. When it became apparent that Jenny had ‘lost the plot’, I attempted to calm her … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Works: The Balk – Kerb and Gully

“I can advise that arrangements will be made to deal with any actionable damage to the verge over-run and the request to consider kerbing has been noted should funding become available for this type of work.” Well done ERYC.

Posted in Pocklington, Roads

PTC: How Much – For What?

Following on from Pocklington Footpaths – Gritting and Snow Clearing Failure I now share more information into the failings of Pocklington Town Council (PTC). I will start with the precept charged to Pocklington residents for that which PTC spend. As we … Continue reading

Posted in Council Tax, Pocklington, Stamford Bridge

Pocklington Footpaths – Gritting and Snow Clearing Failure

Once again residents are contacting me due to the failure of Pocklington Town Council to grit and clear snow from Pocklington footpaths. Pocklington Town Council Clerk Gordon Scaife One resident typified how residents are let down: “Once again the footpaths … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Givendale Junction Pot Holes Causes Accident

On Wednesday  a young gentleman, while riding his scooter in the dark, hit a pot hole at the Givendale junction with the A166. There are indeed two pot holes. The gentleman, a Pocklington resident, was thrown from his Scooter which … Continue reading

Posted in Pocklington, Roads, Wolds Weighton

PTC: Cemetery Cycle Path Proposal Shame

I am appalled to learn that Pocklngton Town Council have proposed a cycle path through the cemetery. The cemetery is a place for quiet contemplation and for the burying of loved ones. It must never be a short cut for … Continue reading

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Waterloo Square Plant Container Wall Repairs

ERYC have confirmed that the plant container wall at Waterloo Square, Pem Lane is to be repaired. Well done ERYC.

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington, Roads

Yapham Road Footpath Obstruction Clearance

I am pleased to confirm that ERYC have arranged to remove the soil from the footpath/verge on Yapham Road. Well done ERYC.

Posted in Footpath, Pocklington

Pocklington Town Council Town Clerk Dishonesty

Following the publishing of PTC: Propose Loss Of Ten Parking Places the Town Clerk claimed on social media that my statement was incorrect. The above is an extract from the draft East Riding of Yorkshire Council Local Transport Plan – Pocklington Local … Continue reading

Posted in Parking, Pocklington

PTC: Propose Loss Of Ten Parking Places

Pocklington Town Council want to lose ten Town Centre parking places to make a pedestrianised area around the Queen Victoria monument. Bank Closures A fundamental reason banks and established shops are closing in Pock Town Centre is due to residents … Continue reading

Posted in Parking, Pocklington