Thursday 09th April 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“A BID Too Far”

Guest Author Stormin’  NORMAN MURPHY, former (perhaps future) SBC Councillor, sets forth his views on the Yorkshire Coast BID fiasco – reputedly on a road to nowhere, with directors picking their moment to get off the bus. ~~~~~ “A BID [...]

March 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Cooplands’ COVID-19 Commitment

Cooplands’ COVID-19 Commitment Press release: Wednesday 25 March 2020 Cooplands the bakers determined to continue serving its communities in their time of need   Local bakers Cooplands, with shops across neighbourhoods in the North East, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, remain committed [...]

March 26, 2020 Misc

“A Labour Party Stooge?”

“A Labour Party Stooge?” Guest Author “Storming” NORMAN MURPHY exposes a piece of the most devious skulduggery on the part of our present “open and transparent” administration. ~~~~~ As many of you who follow the antics of our Council will [...]

March 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Site – What Next?

The Futurist Site – What Next? Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers his two penn’orth on the never-ending story and questions the prudence of the appointment of certain members of the Working Group comprising Cllrs SIDDONS, JEFFERSON, COCKERILL and BASTIMAN. ~~~~~ [...]

February 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council


STRANGEWAY 6 v 0 HDC Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY sums up the first half . . . ~~~~~ Over recent months, Conservative-controlled Hambleton District Council (HDC) has been forced, by an uneducated house painter, to make six U-Turns in relation [...]

February 7, 2020 Hambleton District Council

Leeming Bar Parking Ban Closes All Roads

Leeming Bar Parking Ban Closes All Roads Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY picks up the tattered remnants of the disastrous Leeming Bar PSPO (PMSL). ~~~~~ Residents of Leeming Bar, business owners on Leeming Bar Industrial Estate, Pembroke Caravan site and Coneygarth Truck [...]

January 27, 2020 Hambleton District Council

Remaining In Vehicles Is NOT Anti-Social Behaviour

Remaining In Vehicles Is NOT Anti-Social Behaviour Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY bangs another nail in the coffin of the Leeming Bar PSPO. ~~~~~ Remaining in vehicles is not anti-social behaviour despite the fact that Hambleton District Council (HDC) have claimed it [...]

January 25, 2020 Hambleton District Council

MWTC CCTV – Inadequate Evidence Of Crime

Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY highlights the unlawful operation of Closed Circuit Television Cameras (CCTV) by Market Weighton Town Council. These legislative failures are common to many local authorities – not necessarily all of those within the Borough of Scarborough, but [...]

January 21, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Terms of Endearment?

Terms of Endearment? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS brings some much-needed clarity to the lack of consultation over the management of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Scarborough Harbour Representation and its faults Having witnessed the Deputy Harbour Masters comment to the effect that [...]

January 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council


Bullspit! Enquirer harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on Tuesday’s discussion of dredging in Cabinet. ~~~~~ As a person with an interest in the Council, and in particular Scarborough Harbour, I sat down to watch the webcast of the Cabinet meeting [...]

January 16, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council