Thursday 19th September 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: September 2019

SBC: “The Dying Swan”

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, reports on another example of flagrant double standards at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ On 17th January 2019, the Scarborough News published an article with the headline. ‘Scarborough bakers Cooplands fined for health and safety breach over [...]

January 20, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP: 3rd Most INACCURATE for Crime Recording

NYP: 3rd Most INACCURATE for Crime Recording by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction For some time, the NYE has been raising concern about the performance of North Yorkshire Police (NYP). The NYE has gone further than the mainstream media in North [...]

January 19, 2019 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

“Depth Charges”

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

January 18, 2019 Photoons

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic”

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic” A Letter to the Editor by SBC Councillor Norman MURPHY, Deputy Leader of the Independent Group, slamming the continuing havoc arising from the Council’s incautious practices and policies regarding the Futurist demolition site. Will Stormin’ [...]

January 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

CCTV Appeal re New Year’s Eve Whitby Brawl

CCTV Appeal re New Year’s Eve Whitby Brawl Police have issued CCTV of a number of people they would like to speak to following an incident of violent disorder that happened in Whitby on New Year’s Eve. It happened on [...]

January 16, 2019 Appeals

Alpamare: A Busted Flush?

British Gas Trading Ltd have applied to the High Court of Justice to wind up Alpamare UK Ltd, the operator of the North Bay Water Park on Burniston Road. The winding up petition was printed in the London Gazette. With [...]

January 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Brexit Vote Letter to Robert Goodwill

Dear Mr Goodwill, On the 19th November I wrote you a letter imploring you to read the detail surrounding May’s thoroughly disingenuous, deceitful and unpatriotic ‘European Union Withdrawal Agreement (WA)’. I note that you continue to support the WA proposed [...]

January 15, 2019 Misc

Appeal re Wanted Man from Scarborough

Appeal re Wanted Man from Scarborough Police are appealing for information to help trace wanted man Huw David Owen (pictured above). Owen (35), from Scarborough, is wanted for failure to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order [...]

January 14, 2019 Appeals


DILLON Out! an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the apparently successful ruse to defuse the persistent challenge to the CEO’s claimed powers to ban a Councillor from Council, in defiance of electoral mandate, thus preserving [...]

January 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

To our Leader, with Compliments

To our Leader, with Compliments by Tim HICKS, following up on the Private Eye coverage of the ticket privileges accorded to SBC personnel. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Britney Spears Concert, misappropriation of tickets by SBC Councillors and employees  I hope [...]

January 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council