Tuesday 17th October 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

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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

“In Defence of Local Democracy”

In Defence of Local Democracy by Guest Author SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.], who serves in the Streonshalh ward along with Councillor Sandra TURNER [Con.] – whose contribution to the debate would be warmly welcomed. ~~~~~ Firstly, thank you for [...]

October 1, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports. ~~~~~ 17th of August 2017 saw the welcome return of the Scarborough Borough Council owned dredger “Sandsend”  back to Scarborough Harbour to undertake essential dredging in the port, in [...]

September 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Whitby Brand

The Whitby Brand Some observations on the state-of-play in Whitby, by Guest Author MIKE WARD, on upcoming proposals in and around Whitby. ~~~~~ The Whitby Brand Much is being made of the Whitby Brand and SBC’s new strategy for tourism [...]

August 9, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“I Could Have Told You, Vincent!”

On 6th March 2016, the Enquirer published a Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS of Scarborough concerning the abysmal management of the Vincent Pier Crane under the purview of Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours, [...]

August 9, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

PTC Voids ERYC Standards Regime

Guest Author East Riding of Yorkshire Independent Councillor ANDY STRANGEWAY reports on the Cooperman complaints saga and illustrates how Councils’ Code of Conduct Complaints Procedures, as established under the Localism Act 2011, are NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE. This has implications [...]

July 27, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Pocklington Town

Whitby Town Council Caught Short

Guest Author MIKE WARD , former SBC Councillor [Ind.], offer his (unabridged) comments on the imprudence of Whitby Town Council. ~~~~~ Whitby Town Council Caught Short Has Whitby once again been taken to the cleaners by SBC? They have persuaded [...]

July 20, 2017 Whitby Town

COCKERILL’s West Pier Davits: The Facts

COCKERILL’s West Pier Davits: The Facts by Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, presenting readers with chapter and verse on the monumental arrogance and incompetence behind decision-making processes at Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ In 2006 Scarborough Borough Council installed two fish-landing davits on [...]

June 25, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Vote “No Confidence”

Vote “No Confidence” by SAM CROSS   Why are we calling a vote of No Confidence in the Leader of the Council and his Cabinet? There are a myriad of reasons. The appalling waste of taxpayer’s money that stretches over [...]

June 21, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council