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That ARGOS ‘Call-in’

That ARGOS ‘Call-in’ A Guest Author article by Alderman NORMAN MURPHY, providing his inimitable insight into Scarborough Borough Council’s mis-handling of the ‘call-in’ motion to review the business case for the Leader’s flagship ARGOS ‘regeneration’ project. ~~~~~ As might have been [...]

September 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Lisa Dixon Attempting Red-Herring

Lisa Dixon Attempting Red-Herring A Guest Author submission from campaigner ANDY STRANGEWAY, offering further clarification on the fall-out from Monday’s crucial ARGOS vote. ~~~~~ It is becoming clear, to both Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) Councillors and residents, that Lisa Dixon, [...]

September 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Members’ Shame

SBC: Members’ Shame A Guest Author piece from Stormin’ Norman Murphy. ~~~~~ As many of you will by now be aware – and indeed everyone should be aware – at the beginning of May 2022, our current local ruling body, Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) will begin its terminal [...]

September 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s “Vexatious List”

SBC’s “Vexatious List” Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY, Alderman of the Borough and a Councillor of 20 years experience, shares his views on SBC’s totalitarian stance on criticism. ~~~~~ As many of you will know, only too well, I suspect, Scarborough Borough [...]

August 4, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Harbour Masterplan: ‘Before the Flood’

Harbour Masterplan: ‘Before the Flood’ Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS questions the left hand’s acquaintance with the right handover the Scarborough Harbour Masterplan. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 20 July 2021 the SBC Cabinet will meet to discuss a Report outlining the threat [...]

July 19, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Great SBC Land Grab [Pt.2]

The Great SBC Land Grab [Pt.2] by NORMAN MURPHY ~~~~~ As referenced in my previous article “The Great SBC Land Grab [Pt.1]”, there are growing concerns throughout the Borough that what our current Labour leader, Steve (The Champagne Socialist) Siddons, has [...]

July 16, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Great SBC Land Grab [Pt.1]

The Great SBC Land Grab [Pt.1] Guest Author Norman Murphy – Scarborough Borough Council Alderman and former Councillor – shares his views on the latest Labour-led scheme to give away the family silver. ~~~~~ Although the current Labour leadership of Scarborough [...]

July 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

RIP Democracy & Accountability

RIP Democracy & Accountability A Letter to the Editor from ROGER PICKSTOCK of Scarborough, giving voice to the popular perceptions regarding the erosion of democracy and accountability in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ I have not lived for very long [...]

June 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

On the Road to Damascus Harbour

On the Road to Damascus Harbour Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy seems to have caught the scent of a spot of advanced electioneering… ~~~~~ As has been seen repeatedly, in the short time that the current Labour administration, under the [...]

June 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP -v- SBC: Two Peas in a Pod

NYP -v- SBC: Two Peas in a Pod Today’s Guest Author, Alderman Norman Murphy, draws some interesting comparisons between North Yorkshire Police and Scarborough Borough Council in regard to the “Openness and Transparency” of their respective interactions with the media. [...]

June 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council