Saturday 23rd March 2019,
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SBC Cllrs ‘Deliberately Misled’ Over Futurist Demolition

SBC Cllrs ‘Deliberately Misled’ Over Futurist Demolition Guest Author Councillor Norman MURPHY, Deputy Leader of the Independent Group at Scarborough Borough Council, speaks from the inside, echoing and corroborating points raised by the North Yorks Enquirer regarding the demolition of [...]

March 18, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Shameful Deeds/Covenants Dealings

SBC’s Shameful Deeds/Covenants Dealings Guest Author JOHN MOOK takes a close look at SBC’s handling of s.106 monies intended for the benefit of the Filey community – shades of last March’s s.106 debacle. ~~~~~ Background I refer readers to the: [...]

February 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers Today’s Guest Author is Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] (Northstead), who is deeply critical of the present SBC administration, for reasons already well-known to everyone in the Borough. ~~~~~ The news that the Alpamare Water Park, built [...]

February 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The German Alpamare Saga

The German Alpamare Saga Guest Author Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.] shares a personal view on the Alpamare saga. For those who missed local media reports on Thursday’s meeting of SBC’s Audit Committee, Finance Director Nick EDWARDS allegedly stated, in regard [...]

February 2, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sets forth a number of salient reminders as the May 2019 local election campaigns crank up. ~~~~~ It’s now less than 100 days to our local elections. In fact, it’s 95 [...]

January 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going on?

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going On? Guest Author ALI WILKINS asks the questions everyone is asking about the precariouss position of the Alpamare Waterpark. ~~~~~ I listened to the interview Yorkshire Coast Radio conducted with Roland Duce (Benchmark): www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2785371/scarboroughs-alpamare-owes-landlord-28m/ [...]

January 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Climate Change?

SBC Climate Change? Under an ambiguous title, Guest Author FRANK SHEPHERD reports on Scarborough Borough Council gamesmanship. ~~~~~ Who would have thought an innocuous Green Party motion on climate change would signal a change in Scarborough Borough Council’s political climate? [...]

January 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: “The Dying Swan”

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, reports on another example of flagrant double standards at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ On 17th January 2019, the Scarborough News published an article with the headline. ‘Scarborough bakers Cooplands fined for health and safety breach over [...]

January 20, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’ Scarborough Borough Council’s attempts to keep secret the names of the seven magnificent individuals ‘deemed’ to be “unreasonably persistent complainants” (i.e. those with legitimate grievances against the Council for whom all avenues of redress continue to be [...]

December 24, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

The Whitby Secondary Partnership

The Whitby Secondary Partnership An opinion piece by Guest Author MIKE WARD, former Chair of Eskdale School Board of Governors and SBC Councillor, commenting on what many are calling the ‘stitch-up merger’ of Caedmon College Whitby and Eskdale School – [...]

December 22, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council