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North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: October 2020

Appeal re WANTED Scarborough man

Appeal re WANTED Scarborough man Officers have issued an appeal to try and find wanted Scarborough man Robert Chinchen. Chinchen, 31, is wanted in relation to a robbbery back in May this year. It is believed Chinchen is still in [...]

July 31, 2020 Appeals

NYP Response to OPFCC Review re FPN/Ethnicity Data

NYP Response to OPFCC Review re FPN/Ethnicity Data Today, (27/7) the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) has issued a report assessing the disproportionality across ethnic groups associated with the issuing of a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN). FPNs are issued to [...]

July 27, 2020 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Double U-Turn on the YCBID

Double U-Turn on the YCBID In response to a bizarre report in the Scarborough News, Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers a retrospective on the rise and fall in favour of the Yorkshire Coast BID in the eyes of the SBC [...]

July 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The £30million Blank Cheque

On the 14th May 2018 elected members of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to hand a whopping £30million to Senior Officers at the Council to spend as part of the Commercial Property Investment Strategy. The Commercial Property Investment Strategy proposal [...]

July 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Good Buy, Scarbados!

Good Buy, Scarbados! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering congratulations on a deal well done. ~~~~~ On 17th September 2018, the decision was made by Scarborough Borough Council, following a ‘robust’ recommendation by Commercial Director Mr Richard [...]

July 24, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

CodHead: An Appreciation

A Letter to the Editor from NYE police and crime correspondent TIM HICKS, lamenting (as must we all) the passing of resident political cartoonist CodHead. ~~~~~ Sir, CodHead: An Appreciation I read of the passing of the NYE’s cartoonist CodHead [...]

July 22, 2020 Letters

Eurovision: ‘Live’ from Scarborough

Eurovision: ‘Live’ from Scarborough an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a ‘dress rehearsal’ Zoom meeting (ahead of next Monday’s virtual meeting of Full Council). ~~~~~ Entirely predictably, today’s ‘dress rehearsal for next Monday’s virtual meeting of [...]

July 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“The State’s Man?”

Over the years, the North Yorks Enquirer has published nearly one hundred satirical cartoons by one of Whitby’s shrewdest political observers – CodHead. Sadly, the years catch up with us all; CodHead is no longer with us. His wit, candour [...]

July 20, 2020 Cartoons

“A BID Too Far”

A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent BRIAN MATHEWS, expressing some credible opinions on the calamitous Yorkshire Coast BID initiative. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I have read the wording for next week’s Scarborough Council meeting re the ‘cock up’ created [...]

July 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: The Fatal Omissions

ARGOS: The Fatal Omissions an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, explaining why the ARGOS project may be ripe for Judicial Review. ~~~~~ Last Wednesday 8th July 2020, two-and-a-half hours into the farcical Zoom charade which masqueraded as a [...]

July 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council