Friday 23rd October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Monthly Archives: October 2020

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing what would appear to be the first salvo in a potential legal challenge to Scarborough Borough Council’s purchase of the St. Nicholas Hotel and its subsequent [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

DEVO – Latest Developments

DEVO – Latest Developments an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the present state of machinations in pusuit of the abolition of second-tier local authorities in North Yorkshire. It is apparently the case that members will [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Hope”: Yorkshire Post covers ‘Nude in the Nettles’ case

“Hope”: Yorkshire Post covers ‘Nude in the Nettles’ case by CHRIS CLARK & TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction: “Hope” For some time now, the NYE has been covering “Yorkshire Ripper” Peter Sutcliffe and his potential involvement in many more crimes than [...]

October 21, 2020 North Yorkshire Police

2020 Vision

2020 Vision A Letter to the Editor from ROGER PICKSTOCK of Scarborough, who offers an even-handed lay perspective on the Hemingway Design ‘Masterplan’ for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Dear Sir. “Vision” – an interesting word having the definition [...]

October 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

An Unqualified Disaster

An Unqualified Disaster an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the seemingly rash appointment of, and delegation of immense powers to, a lamentably under-qualified person. ~~~~~ As a casual observer of Council activities, I like, from time to [...]

October 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Book Review: “Manhunt” by Colin Sutton

Book review: “Manhunt”. How I brought serial killer Levi Bellfield to justice – by Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton (Retired) Reviewed by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Levi Bellfield is one of the most notorious British serial killers of the last [...]

October 15, 2020 Misc, Police

That ‘Masterplan’

That ‘Masterplan’ by NIGEL WARD, providing context to the Scarborough Harbour regeneration debate. ~~~~~ Three recent articles by NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS have aroused considerable interest in the Council’s secret ‘Masterplan’ for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour, as envisioned [...]

October 15, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

LUNA PARK – a Missed Opportunity

LUNA PARK – a Missed Opportunity Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS further expands his criticism of the shambolic ‘back-of-a-fag-packet’ Masterplan for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour – a litany of blind incomprehension masquerading as ‘vision’. Wayne Hemingway, author of the ‘Masterplan’ [...]

October 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC to seek YCBID co-operation

SBC to seek YCBID co-operation by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Those who keep an eye on the Scarborough Borough Council Meetings calendar will perhaps already be aware that a Special Meeting of the Overview & Scrutiny Board has been scheduled for [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Monopoly Hotels

Monopoly Hotels Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY summarises the SBC Strategic Investment Strategy. ~~~~~ While the Enquirer’s latest Photoon, depicting the Leader of Scarborough Council, Labours holiday-loving Stevo Siddonso, being offered first refusal on the now ‘up for sale’ Premier Inn [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council