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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

ARGOS ‘Leak’ – Confession Forthcoming?

ARGOS ‘Leak’ – Confession Forthcoming? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, apologising for a significant oversight in a recent article. ~~~~~ I must begin by tendering a sincere apology for a significant oversight in my research for a [...]

January 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Payment Holiday For Me…

With fresh Tier 3 restrictions placed on North Yorkshire, those who are self-employed as well as local tourism and hospitality businesses are screaming for help. Those that haven’t closed down or gone under are in severe financial difficulties and need [...]

December 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A £3M Deficit”

A Letter to the Editor from the increasingly popular BRIAN MATHEWS (who can be relied upon to pose the penetrating questions) in search of a cool £3million. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, There seems to me to be a massive discrepancy between [...]

July 7, 2020 Letters

The Travelodge £3.8 Million Loss

A Company Voluntary Arrangement document filed at Companies House by Travelodge Hotels Limited show that Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) are claiming a loss of £3,876,922 after the chain fell into financial problems. The large debt is thought to consist of [...]

July 7, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s ‘Dynamic Duo’

SBC’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY explores the nuts and bolts of the ‘fantastical’ ARGOS project. ~~~~~ I suppose, like most people, I was greatly relieved to see that the Council’s proposed £22 million re-development of the old ARGOS [...]

July 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye

“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