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The £30million Blank Cheque

On the 14th May 2018 elected members of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to hand a whopping £30million to Senior Officers at the Council to spend as part of the Commercial Property Investment Strategy. The Commercial Property Investment Strategy proposal [...]

July 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga – a Motion to Full Council to set a moratorium on the collection and enforcement [...]

October 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: What Next?

SBC: What Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some opinions on the results of the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections. ~~~~~ If power, as is claimed, corrupts, then it must surely be the case that it [...]

May 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough’s Laziest Councillors

With the May 2nd Local Elections for Scarborough Borough Council just around the corner, now seems like a good time to review Councillor meeting attendance figures for the current four year term (2015-2019). The Councillors are listed in order of [...]

April 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

That ‘Misleading’ Futurist Report

Further to Councillor Norman MURPHY’s article of Monday 18th March 2019 . . . An Open Letter to Jim DILLON by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Mr James McGarvie DILLON – CEO and Head of  Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN [...]

March 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllrs Demand Ext.Ord. Meeting to ‘Dump the D-BID’

SBC Cllrs Demand Ext.Ord. Meeting to ‘Dump the D-BID’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an Opposition initiative to take heed of business people’s objections to the apparent ‘greasing of the wheels’ of the Yorkshire Coast [...]

February 18, 2019 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

Flamingo Land Tory Donations V

Tory Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the now demolished Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tories. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission [...]

September 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the ‘state-of-play in the extraordinary stand-off between SBC Chief Executive ‘Silent Jim DILLON and allegedly ‘maverick’ SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.]. The net closes . [...]

August 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council