Friday 15th December 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC Email Interceptions – What’s New?

SBC Email Interceptions – What’s New? Guest Author Mike Ward (a former SBC Councillor [Ind.] for six years) writes to share his own experiences of email interception – and breaches of confidentiality – by Senior SBC Officers. Time for all [...]

December 15, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Here’s One In The (Private) Eye For KITSON & Co.

Here’s One In The (Private) Eye For KITSON & Co. Private Eye’s ‘Rotten Boroughs’, the nation’s sharpest and most feared exposer of dodgy Councils, has once again highlighted Scarborough Borough Council. This time, it is the STASI-like behaviour of Legal [...]

November 30, 2017 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

Fracking – the Greatest Threat?

Today’s Guest Author is MARK VESEY, Green Councillor for the Ramshill Ward of Scarborough Borough Council, who writes to shed light on the controversial subject of hydraulic fracturing – fracking. ~~~~~ What is the greatest threat to the residents of [...]

November 23, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018 Guest Author BOB ROBERTS breaks some more bad news for Scarborough businesses. ~~~~~ Last week saw the announcement of a Bathing Water Quality (BWQ) rating of ‘Poor’ for Scarborough’s South Bay. [...]

November 17, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment In response to the latest in a series of articles on the Enquirer concerning Bathing Water Quality in Scarborough’s South Bay, one Facebook user (clearly a wag) posted the following rhetorical question: “We could [...]

November 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay Pollution: The Chips Are Down

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS writes with regard to the report by Jonathan PORTER (NLS) in respect of the Final DNA Report  and the  associated Scarborough News article of last week. ~~~~~ Scarborough South Bay is indeed unique. What sets it [...]

November 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist: An Appeal to the Minister

A member of the public has been kind enough to share sight of a letter written to the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, the Rt.Hon. Sajid JAVID MP [Con.] (Bromsgrove), appealing for intervention in the matter of [...]

October 30, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Schools: The Final Chapter – the Sequel!

Whitby Schools: The Final Chapter – the Sequel! Guest Author MIKE WARD (former SBC Councillor [Ind.] and former Chair of the Eskdale School Board of Governors) sees a moment of opportunity to revitalise Whitby’s teetering schools provision – with two [...]

October 26, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

ERYC: The Whip – Disgraceful Conservative Scam

ERYC: The Whip – Disgraceful Conservative Scam By Guest Author Andy STRANGEWAY, Independent Councillor (Pocklington Provinical ward) at East Riding of Yorkshire Council. ~~~~~ The Conservatives are paid the following from the ERYC budget. This is paid for by the taxpayer. [...]

October 15, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

“How to Keep your Children Safe Online”

In the tradition of the North Yorks Enquirer’s continuing concerns over Child Safeguarding, US internet expert Bill HESS, of Pixel Privacy, has very kindly permitted the North Yorks Enquirer to reproduce his invaluable guide to keeping children safe on-line. Bill’s [...]

October 14, 2017 Misc