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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Here’s One In The (Private) Eye For KITSON & Co.

Here’s One In The (Private) Eye For KITSON & Co. Private Eye’s ‘Rotten Boroughs’, the nation’s sharpest and most feared exposer of dodgy Councils, has once again highlighted Scarborough Borough Council. This time, it is the STASI-like behaviour of Legal [...]

November 30, 2017 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

“Whose Futurist Is It, Anyway?”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS, of Scarborough, who writes in the hope of eliciting an answer to a question Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.], Leader of the Council, keeps dodging: Whose Stephen Joseph Theatre is it, anyway? The [...]

November 29, 2017 Letters

NYP: Witness Appeal re A64 Collision Fatality

NYP: Witness Appeal re A64 Collision Fatality North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a fatal pedestrian collision on the A64 near Sherburn in the Ryedale District. The incident occurred on the west-bound carriageway at around 6.15pm [...]

November 29, 2017 Appeals

Parish Council in Hambleton Resigns En Masse

Parish Council in Hambleton Resigns En Masse an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a No Confidence motion (carried unanimously) on the other side of the moors, arising out of a controversial Planning Application by a company [...]

November 28, 2017 Hambleton District Council, Police

“Disappearing Evidential Emails”

A Letter to the Editor from former Redcar & Cleveland Borough Councillor David WILLIAMS, who writes about his experiences concerning the interception and ‘disappearance’ of his own emails – after raising their vital evidential importance with Council legal Officers. Hmmm. [...]

November 27, 2017 Letters

North Bay Blue Flag: The 61% Deception

North Bay Blue Flag: The 61% Deception an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the strange reticence of our local and regional public institutions to announce Scarborough North Bay’s loss of its Blue Flag for ‘EXCELLENT’ Bathing [...]

November 26, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“What Did You Expect?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and twenty-second 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 [...]

November 24, 2017 Photoons

NYP: Appeal re Scarborough Purse Theft

NYP: Appeal re Scarborough Purse Theft Police are appealing for information following a theft in Bon Marche on Westborough, Scarborough. Officers want to speak to the man in the CCTV image in connection with the incident. The incident happened at [...]

November 23, 2017 Appeals

Fracking – the Greatest Threat?

Today’s Guest Author is MARK VESEY, Green Councillor for the Ramshill Ward of Scarborough Borough Council, who writes to shed light on the controversial subject of hydraulic fracturing – fracking. ~~~~~ What is the greatest threat to the residents of [...]

November 23, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Sorry We’re Closed”

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who writes to lament the decline of our much-loved town of Whitby under two tiers of Tory-led local government. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Once again, thank you for [...]

November 22, 2017 Letters