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YCBID: A Pig’s Ear in the VAT

Today’s Letter to the Editor, from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, responds to an article by NIGEL WARD published on the Enquirer under the title “SBC’s YCBID VAT Defense WRECKED!” on Monday 30th January 2023. It is uncanny how it is [...]

January 31, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to Eskdale Governors

Open Letter to Eskdale Governors A MUST READ Open Letter to the Board of Governors of Eskdale School, on behalf, surely, of a sizeable majority of Whitby’s parents and children. Please read it – and act! ~~~~~ To the Headteachers and [...]

January 24, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

YCBID: On the Ropes?

YCBID: On the Ropes? A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, drawing attention to a public disclosure by East Riding of Yorkshire Council that should surely be mirrored by Scarborough Borough Council but (guess what) is not. [...]

January 23, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Village of the Damned”

Letters to the Editor from just two of a growing band of Potto-watchers responding to Enquirer coverage of arguably the worst Parish Council in England and Wales. ADAM TAYLOR of Northallerton has been attempting to obtain answers from Potto Parish [...]

January 15, 2023 Letters, Potto

“Eskdale Forever!”

The following Letter to the Editor from a pupil’s mother, MARIA CARSON, herself a former Eskdale School pupil, gives voice to the prevailing view of Eskdale parents and pupils. No doubt others will wish to have their say. It arrived [...]

January 9, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Season’s Greetings from the YCLPA

HERO SUMNER (Chair of the Yorkshire Coast Levy Payers’ Association) has requested that her Open Letter to all business proprietors potentially liable for the YCBID Levy, in the Borough of Scarborough and the East Riding of Yorkshire, is published into [...]

December 19, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Further Anomalies

YCBID: Further Anomalies A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, who draws readers’ attention to further anomalies in the governance and accountability of the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Re: your article YCBID: The VAT Problem [...]

December 11, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Levy Refunds Inevitable?

A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, raising some interesting points not covered in Nigel Ward’s Open Letter to the SBC and ERYC Chief Executives on the subject of changes to rateable values on business premises subject to the [...]

November 25, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr Norton and Attacks on Journalists

Cllr Norton and Attacks on Journalists A Letter to the Editor from NYE Police & Crime correspondent TIM HICKS, who writes on the associated subjects of irresponsible protesters, the suppression of journalists and the pressing need for Councillor ‘Gluey’ Norton [...]

November 19, 2022 Letters, Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Fawkes/Norton Serendipity

A Letter to the Editor from BRIAN PATTERSON of Skelmersdale, who has pounced on a serendipitous opportunity to nail a good point to the ground – or should we say glue it to the tarmac? ~~~~~ Mister Editor, As a [...]

November 9, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council