Category Archives: Pocklington

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

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

Pocklington CCTV – Failure To Take Legal Advice

Despite suggesting to Pocklington Town Council (PTC) that it seeks independent legal advice with regards to its involvement with the Pocklington CCTV system, it is clear that it has failed to do so. Indeed it is clear that PTC has … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington

Pocklington CCTV Cameras Must Be Relocated

Having read the monthly Humberside Police Pocklington Provincial Reports for the past four years I can confirm that the CCTV cameras for Pocklington are in locations with little or no crime and must be relocated to areas where there is … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington

PTC Attempt To Cover Up Unlawful CCTV Fiasco

Pocklington Town Council (PTC) in collusion with Humberside Police is clearly attempting to cover up the unlawful Pocklington CCTV fiasco by various means. Town Clerk Gordon Scaife At the centre of this is Town Clerk Gordon Scaife. An example of … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington

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

Pocklington NOT Safe Neighbourhood

Humberside Police and East Riding of Yorkshire Council are joining forces to mislead Pocklington residents into believing that Pocklington is a safe neighbourhood with an event next Saturday. Will Humberside Police and Pocklington Town Council: Come clean and inform all … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Humberside Police, Pocklington

PTC Require Anti-Social Behaviour Mirror

Gordon Scaife, Pocklington Town Council (PTC) Clerk last week sent me an unsolicited email stating: “I think the anti-social behaviour will continue unless the young people involved have some intervention from the agencies that have those powers to challenge anti-social … Continue reading

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PTC Admit Pocklington CCTV System Is Unlawful

The Information Commissioners Office (ICO) yesterday forced Pocklington Town Council (PTC) to share documents with me as a result of my Freedom of Information (FOI) request remaining unaddressed by PTC for over two months in breach of legislation. The documents … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington

Pocklington Town Council Stone-walls ICO

Last month the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) intervened with Pocklington Town Council (PTC) due to PTC failing to conduct themselves lawfully. PTC Clerk – Gordon Scaife As PTC had breached the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act by failing to address … Continue reading

Posted in CCTV, Pocklington