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North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: March 2023

Whitby Abbey ‘Aire’ – a Winter Lifeline

Whitby Abbey ‘Aire’ – a Winter Lifeline an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a ray of hope for businesses in Whitby – and the whole of East and North Yorkshire. ~~~ The North Yorks Enquirer has received [...]

June 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again!

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again! an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Pressure on Scarborough Borough Council’s Audit Committee has notched up yet again with the release of a second solicitor’s letter from Mr Gareth [...]

June 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Minneapolis and North Yorkshire

Minneapolis and North Yorkshire by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction All our readers will be aware of the tragic events in Minneapolis, where Mr George Floyd died after a police officer restrained him by using a chokehold that involved kneeling on [...]

June 17, 2020 Police

“Follies, Failures & Fools”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, Scarborough businessman and former SBC election Independent candidate for the Falsgrave & Stepney ward. ~~~~~ Sir, As a local businessman, whose business will hopefully still be viable when the lockdown ends, I [...]

June 15, 2020 Letters


In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-tenth 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 [...]

June 14, 2020 Photoons

Appeal: Wanted for Restraining Order Breach

Appeal: Wanted for Restraining Order Breach Scarborough Police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating Sean Naylor (35), who is wanted for breaching a Restraining Order. It is believed that Naylor has Birmingham links and may have travelled [...]

June 13, 2020 Appeals

“Money for Nothing”

“Money for Nothing” A Letter to the Editor from BRIAN MATHEWS of Scarborough who has been examining the recent efforts of the Borough’s least favourite tourism promotion agency – and found them wanting. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Yorkshire Coast BID – [...]

June 12, 2020 Letters

“On the Trail of the Yorkshire Ripper” [Book Review]

Book Review: “On the Trail of the Yorkshire Ripper – His final secrets revealed” – by Richard Charles Cobb Reviewed by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ I was seventeen when Wilma McCann was murdered in Leeds in 1975. Following the murder of [...]

June 10, 2020 Misc, Police

Billy Dumb’s Circus

Billy Dumb’s Circus Today’s Guest Author is none other than former SBC Councillor and current voice of the people Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, crtiticising the fudged ‘Zoom’ meeting over the ARGOS/TOWN SQUARE madness. ~~~~~ Sadly, as many people have commented, the [...]

June 10, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Deputy Leader’ Goes On Strike

Mardy Labour Councillor, Liz Colling, who claims to be deputy leader of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) when no such position exists, has clearly had enough of workshy SBC leader Steve Siddons. Blairite Colling, who is desperate to lead the council, [...]

June 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council