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SBC: That ‘Unsecured’ £9 Million ‘Loan’

SBC: That ‘Unsecured’ £9 Million ‘Loan’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD examining the security of Scarborough Borough Council’s £9 million “loan” to Benchmark Leisure Ltd to develop the Waterpark. ~~~~~ Background I refer readers to my recent [...]

March 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The Unsecured £9million Loan?

On the 9th September 2013 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted 23-22 to loan £9million to Benchmark Leisure Limited to construct a water park at the former Burniston Barracks site on Burniston Road. A closer look at the charges against Benchmark [...]

November 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Final Fantasy”

A Letter to the Editor from former SBC Councillor and serving Secretary to the Independent Group, NORMAN MURPHY, setting out his opinion that the electoral facts and figures confirm the extent of the Tory collapse at Scarborough Borough Council, and [...]

September 21, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DBID – The Straw that Broke . . .

DBID – The Straw that Broke . . . A Letter to the Editor from Roger PICKSTOCK of Scarborough, commenting on the Council’s borrow/spend philosophy and the furore surrounding the moral bankruptcy of the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Dear Editor. [...]

August 30, 2019 Letters

Broken Promises #2 – Cllr Phil Kershaw

“Broken Promises” is a series of articles looking at the election promises of councillors who were elected to Scarborough Borough Council in May 2019 and their actions as your Borough Council representatives since. Second on the list is Cllr Phil [...]

August 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Wildly Conflicting Views” [Letters]

Two wildly conflicting Letters to the Editor – from regulars NORMAN MURPHY and FRANK SHEPHERD – commenting, respectively, on factors contributing to the outcome of the recent local elections and the portends for the future under a new regime. ~~~~~ [...]

May 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“D.I.Y. Demolitions”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident ALI WILKINS, who has picked up on a cool half-million (or two) that will come as a surprise to many. ~~~ Nobody could fail to have noticed the changes at SBC over [...]

May 12, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare Continue To Trade Illegally

The Enquirer has reported on the financial calamity that is the Alpamare Water Park a number of times. The Water Park, with its bad business plan, opened to the public in July 2016 after the construction was financed by a [...]

April 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“No Confidence in Goddfrey[sic]”

A Letter to the Editor from a previous Enquirer contributor, Frank SHEPHERD, offering a resident’s reaction to Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF’s recent critique of the Hunmanby Tory candidates – Godfrey ALLANSON and ‘Tweeting’ Tom SESTON. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Having read the [...]

April 2, 2019 Letters