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Monthly Archives: June 2024

The Deadly Scarborough & Whitby Pandemic

The past year has been the strangest I’ve ever experienced. Listening to the UK Government and their media you’d think there was a deadly virus stalking the land, killing off the young and old alike, removing the healthy and vulnerable [...]

March 31, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Dead & Buried”

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

March 30, 2021 Photoons

De-Politicising the Police

De-Politicising the Police Introducing KEITH TORDOFF MBE – the totally Independent candidate in the forthcoming election for the position of Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire taking place on Thursday 6th May 2021. If you believe, as I [...]

March 28, 2021 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Police Misogyny: Toms’* Lives Matter 1: “Hope”

Tim Hicks writes on a deeply disturbing set of correspondence from the Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police (NYP) concerning her refusal to investigate Scarborough’s greatest murder mystery, because the victim is thought to be a prostitute. *Tim is originally [...]

March 25, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Council ‘Protocols’

Council ‘Protocols’ NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS identifies another glaring example of SBC double standards. ~~~~~ If I may refer to the recent NYE article, and in particular to this snippet taken from that article: With reference by the requestor [...]

March 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Yorkshire Coast Deserves Better than YCBID 

Yorkshire Coast Deserves Better than YCBID  A very timely Letter to the Editor from a local businessman, criticising the establishment and performance of the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, It will be nearly 2 years this August that the [...]

March 23, 2021 Letters

Open Letter to the SBC CEO

Open Letter to the SBC CEO by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Foreword On Monday 15th March 2021, I provided SBC’s Chair of Audit Councillor Andrew BACKHOUSE [Ind.] with a courtesy copy of the following Open Letter to CEO Mike GREENE. Late [...]

March 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council


MISSING: PETER DAVID OWENS Have you seen Peter David Owens (pictured above)? Cleveland Police are urgently appealing to the public to assist them in their efforts to trace Peter, who was last seen in Hartlepool at 6:00am on Friday 19th [...]

March 19, 2021 Appeals

Raising Standards

Raising Standards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the opinion that although the forthcoming changes to Councils’ Standards Procedures may amount to greater ‘protection’ for errant Councillors and a further hindrance to freedom of expression, nevertheless, Councillors [...]

March 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

WANTED: Man with Scarborough/Sheffield links Prison Recall

WANTED: Man with Scarborough/Sheffield links Prison Recall Officers are searching for a wanted man who is to be returned to prison for breaching his licence conditions. Connor Taylor, 24, was given a five-year jail sentence in April 2018 for burglary [...]

March 17, 2021 Appeals