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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Is there Life in Marc?

Is there Life in Marc? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, welcoming a new Senior Officer to SBC, albeit on a strictly temporary (for the moment) basis. ~~~ I hope that regular readers will join me in extending [...]

November 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Suits versus Oilskins

Suits versus Oilskins Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS presents a brief history of Harbours management (and manipulation) over the past 5 years. ~~~~~ As the implementation of the Harbour ‘Masterplan’ for Scarborough Harbour rumbles along – with no sign of the [...]

November 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Lying Bastards?

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) appear to be having a few problems in the Finance department. The majority of you will be thinking it is just the usual case of spending money unwisely on something that will never make a return [...]

November 28, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“In The Ghetto” 

“In The Ghetto”  Another Guest Author contribution from Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, who has winkled out a real gem of a one-liner giveway from the tight-lipped master of transparency. ~~~~~ As many of you have pointed out to me in recent [...]

November 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“I Didn’t Vote Labour”

“I Didn’t Vote Labour” A Letter to the Editor from FRANK CHALMERS, commenting on the achievements of the present SBC administration. ~~~~~ Mr Editor, I write to register my absolute disappointment with the current administration at Scarborough Council; that of [...]

November 26, 2020 Letters

ARGOS Objections Pile In

ARGOS Objections Pile In an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, covering the growing tally of well-structured objections to the Planning Application regarding the demolition and redevelopment of the former ARGOS building, 50-59 Newborough, Scarborough [20/021267/FL]. Together, they amount [...]

November 26, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Heart for the Homeless”

“Heart for the Homeless” SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons has apparently made a remark that etched has itself into the consciousness of our resident cartoonist InToon, who love to highlight the disparity between rhetoric and reality. The remark in question [...]

November 26, 2020 Cartoons

SBC: SHELL Shocked

SBC: SHELL Shocked an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the impact of a major new gas exploration project off the Borough’s coastline. ~~~~~ As 2021 approaches, Scarborough and Whitby fishermen, already confronting two major impediments to [...]

November 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Praise & Condemnation”

“Praise & Condemnation” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, commenting on both sides of the YCBID stand-off. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, First of all, I am not in business and am not affected by the Yorkshire Coast [...]

November 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Light Bulb Moments”

A Letter to the Editor from SANDRA TURNER, former Scarborough Borough Council Portfolio Holder and Whitby Town Councillor,  bemoaning the abysmal performance and general lack of imagination evinced by Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd, a.k.a. ‘YCBID’, ‘DBID’, or ‘the BID’. And [...]

November 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council