Wednesday 24th May 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“Nine Long Years, Waiting for Jimbo”

A Letter to the Editor from RICHARD INESON, a long-standing penpal of SBC’s Chief Exec, Mr Jim DILLON – in whose aid the Enquirer has appealed to readers for a little empathy. Richard wrote to Mr DILLON in 2008, when [...]

May 11, 2017 Uncategorized

“Press Awards”

Another Letter to the Editor from Tim HICKS F.C.A., on the subject of citizen journalists. ~~~~~ “Press Awards” I read of the award of both the Newspaper of the Year to the Daily Mail and Website of the Year to [...]

April 26, 2017 Letters

“The Paedo -v- Hebe Controversy”

A Letter to the Editor from Tim HICKS, commenting on the saga of the unforgettable (and unforgiveable) Councillor John NOCK [Con.] and his twisted defence of Peter JACONELLI [Con.], Councillor, Mayor, Alderman and pederast. ~~~ Dear Sir, I read with [...]

April 25, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Save Our Schools!”

A Letter to the Editor from Tony RANDERSON who, as a County & Borough Councillor [Lab.] in Eastfield, has been attempting, via Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert GOODWILL [Con.] (in turn, via Secretary of State Nick GIBB [Con.]),  to secure assurances [...]

April 24, 2017 Letters


ERYC: STRANGEWAY Challenges PARNABY In the interest of fairness and openness, anti-corruption and pro-transparency campaigner Councillor Andy STRANGEWAY [Ind.] has published an Open Letter to ERYC Leader Councillor Stephen PARNABY [Con.], offering him an opportunity to respond to the mounting [...]

April 16, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters

“A Sad Day for Freedom of Speech at ERYC”

A Letter to the Editor from Paul ROBINSON – former Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner for Humberside and a former Conservative East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Just How Bad Can It Get For ERYC Leader Councillor Steve [...]

April 15, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters

WHITBY PIERS: 17 Questions For The Leader

WHITBY PIERS: 17 Questions For The Leader An Open Letter from the Fight 4 Whitby Group, raising seventeen questions for SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] regarding the deplorable negligence of the Whitby Piers. Any coherent answers will be published [...]

April 5, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“No!” to Filey HA23

A Letter to the Editor from 80 residents of Filey, protesting bias and incompetence at Scarborough Borough Council Planning Department. ~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, Would you please consider publishing the issues raised in this letter? There are serious questions of [...]

March 16, 2017 Letters

On Boobgate & Boobs

Dear Sir, I write with what I hope will be the last item on the Boobgate saga to be printed in the North Yorks Enquirer. In my last article on the “Boobgate” scandal concerning Assistant Chief Constable Rebecca Sutcliffe of [...]

March 13, 2017 Police

SBC 2017/18 Budget: Labour Press Release

Following the latest fiasco at Scarborough Borough Council, Labour Group Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS has issued a Press Release. This follows hard on the heels of a public challenge to the integrity of the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Procurement & [...]

March 1, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council