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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

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

“NOCK’s Opportunity”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough on the ever-contentious subject of Scarborough Borough Council’s approach to Council Tax – and exposing the reversed logic propagated by Councillor John NOCK [Con.] when he had the opportunity to [...]

March 27, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

ERYC: Follow-Up re Bridlington Golf Club Sale ‘Mystery’

ERYC: Follow-Up re Bridlington Golf Club Sale ‘Mystery’ Further to last week’s article “Before The Flood: PARNABY/MENZIES Under Beeb Scrutiny” (16th March 2018), two interesting items of information have emerged. Notwithstanding the extraordinary performance of East Riding of Yorkshire Council [...]

March 25, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

“The Shortest of Straws”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, expressing an interesting perspective on SBC’s masterful lending of £9M to Benchmark – against the gilt-edged security of land it already owns. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Recently on Tripadvisor Alpamare Scarborough [...]

January 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Leader’s Blotted Briefing

SBC: The Leader’s Blotted Briefing an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the words of wisdom published by our inglorious Leader. ~~~~~ SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] has published what amounts to his emulation of ‘The [...]

December 26, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Benchmark Butchers Bambi!”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident (and former SBC Officer) Rita HOLMES, who writes to shed light on another disturbing example of the seemingly ‘special relationship’ between Scarborough Borough Council and Benchmark – otherwise known as the Roland [...]

December 14, 2017 Letters

“Our Broken Council”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] responding to Scarborough News editor Ed ASQUITH’s editorial comments in the Scarborough News of Thursday 7th December 2017. ~~~~~ Sir, Re Ed Asquith’s Editors Letter So the editor [...]

December 10, 2017 Letters

Another Half A Million For Benchmark?

Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) Capital Budget spending for 2017/18 was detailed in the documentation for the 14th November 2017 Cabinet meeting. Hidden away on page 65 of the lengthy Agenda Reports Pack was a table of spending for 2017/18, most [...]

December 4, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council