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Monthly Archives: July 2017

“A Referendum Majority”

An Open Letter to the Leader of Scarborough Borough Council, Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.], from Charles and Susan AIRLIE. This letter/email has been circulated by the authors to all 50 Scarborough Borough Councillors. ~~~~~ Dear Cllr. Bastiman, At time of [...]

December 31, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council
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Councils Refuse Parking Refunds

As seen in the Scarborough News yesterday, YCR earlier in the week and confirmed on the SBC and NYCC websites, the councils are refusing to refund PCNs after Scarborough’s Disc Zone was ruled “unenforceable” and “an inelegant mess” by the [...]

December 30, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Puzzle Palace”

“The Puzzle Palace” After several years of the Scarborough News and/or Whitby Gazette ignoring, demeaning or ouright trashing North Yorks Enquirer coverage of current affairs in local politics and policing, we have now reached the point where Ed ASQUITH, editor [...]

December 29, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Scintilla of Hope”

A petition launched by a Scarborough resident calling for a VOTE of NO CONFIDENCE in the present Conservative Council Cabinet’s ability to manage and maintain services whilst ensuring constitutional and legal processes and procedures are observed and upheld, for and [...]

December 28, 2016 Letters

“No-One Will Ever Know”

A Letter to the Editor from Chartered Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and citizen investigative-journalist TIM HICKS, offering a professional view on the MARRIOTT case. ~~~~~ Dear Sir,  I am writing to you on a number of topics, but primarily to [...]

December 23, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

UKIP’s Disc Zone Parking Statement

UKIP’s Scarborough & Whitby Borough Councillors have made the following statement regarding the Traffic Penalty Tribunal’s judgement that Scarborough & Whitby’s Disc Zone are legally unenforceable. UKIP Scarborough and Whitby are very disappointed to learn that despite our enquiries just [...]

December 22, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: MARRIOTT “Whitewash” Costs Council £¼M

SBC: MARRIOTT “Whitewash” Costs Council £¼M Today’s Scarborough News reports the outcome of the final hearing (in Hull – not Bradford, as the SN states) in the Ben MARRIOTT constructive dismissal claim. Mr MARRIOTT is reported as estimating that by [...]

December 22, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: “Let Us Fine Homeless People”

Less than a week to go until Scarborough Borough Council’s latest consultation closes. The consultation concerns a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in the wider Scarborough town centre area. A PSPO is an order which allows local authorities to ban [...]

December 21, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Heads Need To Roll!”

Today’s Letter to the Editor comes from occasional Enquirer contributor, BOB ROBERTS – inspired by a letter by Bob HIRD which recently appeared in the Scarborough News (reproduced at the foot of this page) – appears here in full, unredacted [...]

December 21, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Bah! Christmas Humbug!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-fifth in a continuing series of so-called  “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

December 19, 2016 Photoons