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“The Winning Strategy”

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

February 28, 2018 Photoons

SBC Report Large OAT Losses

The woeful record of Tory investment on behalf the Borough taxpayer is again under the spotlight after Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) forecast a £148,000 loss for the 2018/19 season at the Open Air Theatre. The eye-watering loss comes on top [...]

February 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

CCTV Appeal re Fracas at Mist Bar in Scarborough

CCTV Appeal re Fracas at Mist Bar in Scarborough Police in Scarborough have issued a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to following a disturbance inside the Mist Bar and Lounge.  It happened on 17 December [...]

February 27, 2018 Appeals

On-going Correspondence with Cllr Derek Bastiman

In the interests of openness and transparency, NYE contributor TIM HICKS has offered his on-going correspondence with Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] for publication here on the Enquirer: ~~~ On-going Correspondence with Cllr Derek Bastiman From: Timothy [...]

February 25, 2018 Letters

NYP Fails Crime Recording Inspection

NYP Fails Crime Recording Inspection by TIM HICKS Introduction I regularly peruse the website of the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire and when I looked at it recently, I nearly fell off my seat. The incredible had happened. [...]

February 25, 2018 North Yorkshire Police


WANTED! MARCIN WICZYNSKI Officers are searching for a man who failed to attend court after being charged with a serious driving offence. Marcin Wiczynski, 30, of Scarborough, is wanted by police after Scarborough magistrates issued a warrant for his arrest. [...]

February 23, 2018 Appeals, North Yorkshire Police

Open Letter to NYCC

An Open Letter on the subject of Adult Social Care (ASC) to County Councillor Helen SWIERS [Con.], in her capacity as Chair of North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC), from County Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.]. Councillor RANDERSON is also a Scarborough [...]

February 23, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

SBC – in the Eye AGAIN!

SBC – in the Eye AGAIN! For the second time this month, Scarborough Borough Council has made it into the pages of the Private Eye magazine, this time on its old stamping ground – the ‘Rotten Boroughs’ column – where [...]

February 22, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

Tories Lose Control Of SBC

The Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Party have lost their majority on Scarborough Borough Council. Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, one of the two Tories representing Hertford ward, has gone Independent. This leaves the Tories with 25 of 50 councillors on the council. [...]

February 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: Scarborough Teen Hospitalised after Unprovoked Assault

NYP: Scarborough Teen Hospitalised after Unprovoked Assault North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after a 17-year-old boy was attacked in Scarborough. It happened on Stepney Road at approximately 11am on Friday 19th February 2018. The victim sustained [...]

February 21, 2018 Appeals