Saturday 24th August 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: August 2019

A Word of Farewell to ‘Shack’

A Word of Farewell to ‘Shack’ I have been asked to present, to the North Yorks Enquirer and its readers, the following eulogy to recently and unexpectedly deceased Councillor John SHACKLETON (‘Shack’ to his friends, amongst whom I hope to [...]

August 23, 2019 Filey Town

DBID: An Open Letter to Big Steve

DBID: An Open Letter to Big Steve by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] – Leader – SBC IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Steve, I am sure you are aware that a great deal of correspondence crosses my desk, much [...]

August 23, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Appeal for Witnesses re Fatal Motorcycle/Tractor Collision nr Whitby

Appeal for Witnesses re Fatal Motorcycle/Tractor Collision nr Whitby Officers are appealing for witnesses and dash-cam footage following a fatal collision on Hawsker Lane near Whitby on Tuesday 20 August 2019. In happened at around 5pm when a black Yamaha [...]

August 21, 2019 Appeals

DBID: “Thus Spake Lisa Dixon”

A Letter to the Editor from Independent SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF, reminding us of a fundamentally significant pronunciamento from SBC’s Legal Director, Mrs Lisa Dixon – the DBID decision must go back to Full Council.  ~~~~~ Sir, It is clear [...]

August 21, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Appeal for Witnesses/Dash-Cam Footage: Vehicle fails to STOP

Appeal for Witnesses/Dash-Cam Footage: Vehicle fails to STOP North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a white Vauxhall Astra failed to stop for officers in Scarborough. It happened around midday on Saturday 17 August, when the vehicle drove off [...]

August 19, 2019 Appeals

Hats Off, John CASEY!

Hats Off, John CASEY! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, giving credit where credit is due to John CASEY [Ind.], SBC elected member for Filey ward, who has evinced the “openness and transparency” to admit a serious error [...]

August 19, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Broken Promises #1 – Cllr Guy Smith

Given that the Scarborough Borough Council officers tasked with intercepting my emails are still gainfully employed, I’ll have to hope the information disseminated in this article reaches Cllr Smith on the grapevine and he decides to write a response to [...]

August 18, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Lie Detector”

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

August 16, 2019 Photoons

Can You Help Identify This Man?

Can You Help Identify This Man? Police in York are appealing for help to identify the man in this CCTV image. Officers believe he could have important information that could assist an ongoing investigation following an incident on 11 August. [...]

August 14, 2019 Appeals

£1M S.I.V. Council Bail-Out

£1M S.I.V. Council Bail-Out According to a report on p.6 of yesterday’s Yorkshire Post, Sheffield International Ventures (S.I.V.) – whose involvement with Scarborough Borough Council includes operation of the Scarborough Spa and the Whitby Pavilion complexes – has been bailed [...]

August 13, 2019 Misc