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“SBC: The (not so) Grim RIPA”

A very welcome Letter to the Editor from ANNE SKEOGH, who writes to clarify the legalities behind Scarborough Borough Council’s unlawful practice and policy of intercepting email communications between members of the public and elected Councillors – confirming views expressed [...]

September 22, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter (SBC and RIPA)

Open Letter (SBC and RIPA:) Introduction Regular readers will be aware of the ongoing controversies over: Allegations of misuse of Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) misuse of its surveillance powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). SBC’s policy of [...]

May 10, 2018 Letters

SBC and RIPA

SBC and RIPA by TIM HICKS Introduction I read with great interest the press release by Mr Hugo Fearnley, the Labour Prospective Party Parliamentary Candidate for Scarborough & Whitby in the next General Election, concerning the “Whexit” controversy, which was [...]

May 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the dishonesty and evasion surrounding the unlawful interception of emails between members of the public and Councillors/Officers. ~~~~~ SBC has U-turned on the false [...]

April 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Internet Ethics of SBC?”

A Letter to the Editor from NYE Crime Correspondent TIM HICKS regarding certain “ambiguities” in Scarborough Borough Council’s policy on Councillors’ social media activities and email traffic. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I have read the various articles concerning Councillor Randerson, Councillor [...]

December 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy TIM HICKS – the Man in the Irony Mask – has written to Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con). ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Plea for Mercy I hope this e mail finds you [...]

November 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

CEO’s ‘Leaked’ Memo – What a Joke!

The following document – purportedly a ‘leaked’ draft memorandum, allegedly from the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service to his masters, the democratically elected Councillors of the Borough (but not their masters, the sovereign electorate) – is reproduced below without [...]

October 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling an “In My View” article, sharing some opinions on SBC CEO Jim DILLON’s evasion (or do I mean ‘avoidance’?) of scrutiny. ~~~~~ Rhetorical question: Finding himself up a certain well-known creek without available means of propulsion, [...]

October 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a call for an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council. ~~~~~ According to a Press Release received yesterday evening, nine Scarborough Borough Councillors, [...]

September 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Just Too Stupid?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-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 [...]

September 24, 2018 Photoons