Wednesday 24th July 2019,
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A Frank Response

A Frank Response A Guest Author article by long-serving (but now former) Independent Scarborough Borough Councillor, NORMAN MURPHY, who offers his response to the recent letter “The State of Independence” from FRANK SHEPHERD. ~~~~~ Sir, I am personally very grateful [...]

June 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Hambleton PSPO – A Night Of Observation

Hambleton PSPO – A Night Of Observation ANDY STRANGEWAY follows up on his earlier Guest Author contribution. ~~~~~~ A night of observation at Hambleton Industrial Estate to investigate the new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) confirmed that the PSPO is unenforceable. [...]

June 5, 2019 Hambleton District Council

The State of Independence

The State of Independence A Guest Author opinion piece from Enquirer regular FRANK SHEPHERD, asking the questions many are asking about the nature and resilience of the Labour/Independent ‘alliance’ currently leading Scarborough Borough Council – not least because, thus far, [...]

June 4, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Hambleton Overnight Parking Ban – Fundamental Flaw

It is some time now since the North Yorks Enquirer exposed theautocratic conduct of Hambleton District Council. Thanks to Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY, we can now offer another nail. HDC Director Michael JEWITT, who signed off the eponymous ban, will [...]

June 3, 2019 Hambleton District Council

A Coalition Against Democracy?

A Coalition Against Democracy? Guest Author article by FRANK SHEPHERD, commenting on the Labour/Conservative back-room coalition. ~~~~~ With voters reducing the Labour and Conservative Groups, both by number and by share of vote on Thursday, neither of the main parties [...]

May 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Election Results 2019

Scarborough Borough Council Election Results 2019 The Enquirer hopes to be able to up-date this page ‘on the fly’ as results are declared. (We are given to understand from approximately 11:30am, 3rd May 2019). This page does not auto-update so [...]

May 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Shocking Find on SBC Planning Portal

Guest Author JOHN MOOK of Filey offers his personal opinion of certain discrepancies he has unearthed another glaring example of incompetence at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Shocking Find on the SBC Planning Portal A fine example of crossing the I’s [...]

April 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

What a Shambles!

What a Shambles! Guest Author JOHN MOOK, a concerned resident of Filey, offers a personal view on SBC’s failure to bring the Filey Flood Alleviation Scheme to fruition. ~~~~~ Who oversees the overseer? Who monitors the monitor? Not to mention [...]

April 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Independent 1-minute Survey

With less than three weeks to polling day, the North Yorks Enquirer has been informed that candidates for the forthcoming SBC local elections have been taking part in a private survey asking key questions regarding their satisfaction (or otherwise) – [...]

April 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

EXCLUSIVE! Futurist Theatre to be Rebuilt

EXCLUSIVE! Futurist Theatre to be Rebuilt Scarborough Borough Council, in an unprecedented U-turn, has announced that, having secured eleventh-hour unsecured funding from the European Union Cultural Regeneration Initiative (EUCRI), a £9M 21st Century state-of-the-art, brand-new, singing-‘n’-dancing, humming-‘n’-toe-tapping Futurist Theatre is [...]

April 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council