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Yearly Archives: 2022

SBC 2022: Apocalypse Now!

SBC 2022: Apocalypse Now! Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY offers his views on the death throes of Scarborough Borough Council and the financial prospects going forward. ~~~~~ As we begin the third year of the Steve (“It’s a dog’s breakfast”) Siddons’ dictatorial [...]

December 30, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Omicron: NYP placed under Special Measures

Omicron: NYP placed under Special Measures by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction Regular readers of the NYE will know that for some time our readers have been reporting breaches of the coronavirus by police officers to the NYE. This has been reported [...]

December 29, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

“Building a Better Borough?”

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

December 24, 2021 Photoons

Leader’s Secret Property Deal Challenged

Leader’s Secret Property Deal Challenged – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a Leader’s Urgent Decision by SBC Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] (Friday 17th December 2021) to purchase property in St Helen’s Square, Scarbrough, at [...]

December 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Five SBC Labour Cllrs Compromised

Five SBC Labour Members Compromised – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a probable breach of the Localism Act 2011, in relation to ARGOS, the (mini) Town Square and a ‘Top Secret’ purchase. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 8th [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Planning Plonkers”

“Planning Plonkers” The ever-popular Alderman NORMAN MURPHY provides our latest Guest Author article. ~~~~~ Oh dear, how sad; glorious Leader of the Council, Steve (“It’s a dog’s breakfast”) Siddons, did not get his flagship project, the ARGOS scam, through Planning. Just [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Weasel Words from Hunmanby

Weasel Words from Hunmanby – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on a back-handed apology from an unrepentant member of SBC’s Independent Group. ~~~~~ Following my comments on the meeting of the SBC Planning & [...]

December 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Allegra and the Chief”

“Allegra and the Chief” A Letter to the Editor from NUJ journalist, TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Sir, I write concerning the recent scandal over alleged breaches of the Coronavirus regulations by members of staff from No 10 Downing Street has been handled [...]

December 17, 2021 Letters

SIDDONS: No Confidence Vote (No. 3)

SIDDONS: No Confidence Vote (No. 3) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest attempt to rid the Council of a secretive and autocratic Leader. ~~~~~ Even regular readers may be suprirsed to learn that [...]

December 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Steps Towards the NY Unitary Council

Steps Towards the NY Unitary Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the progress made by North Yorkshire’s 7 District/Borough Councils in regard to their forthcoming abolition under Local Government Reorganisation (LGR). ~~~~~ Readers [...]

December 14, 2021 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council