Monday 21st August 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“Do You Trust Your Council?”

A Letter to the Editor from Trevor SAUNDERS of Cottingham, offering a suggestion to remedy the inadequacy of Councils’ Complaints Procedures. ~~~~~ Sirs, Do You Trust Your Council or the Local Government Ombudsman? No? Then let the local taxpayers have [...]

August 1, 2017 Letters

“Harassing the Sentinels”

A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS, commenting on abuses of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 to silence the sentinels whose scrutiny keeps our public servants on the straight and narrow. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I write concerning the [...]

July 15, 2017 Uncategorized

“Chamber of Horrors”

A Letter to the Editor from Rob BARNETT, SBC Labour Councillor for Streonshalh ward, responding to recent Meetings of Full Council at at Scarborough Town Hall. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, In the interests of democracy, openness, and transparency in Government, I [...]

July 11, 2017 Letters

“Is It Safe?”

A Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS, who has identified that which apparently passed unnoticed by Councillors present at the Meeting of Full Council on 3rd July 2017 – another deft evasion, by Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], of providing [...]

July 9, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Importance of Free and Diverse Local Media”

A Letter to the Editor from contributor TIM HICKS, in anticipation, perhaps, of the forthcoming publication of the Mazars Report. Or perhaps in anticipation of Councillor Cockerill’s somewhat delayed response to our request for assurances regarding the cladding on The [...]

July 7, 2017 Letters

“The Perpetual Run-Around”

An Open Letter to SBC Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours, Coast and Flood Protection Councillor Mike COCKERILL, from Adrian PORTER, a Scarborough Harbour user who is tired of the perpetual run-around. Topically typical. ~~~ Dear Councillor Cockerill, I [...]

June 21, 2017 Letters

Filey: “Enough is Enough is ENOUGH”

A Letter to the Editor (in fact, two for the price of one) from Tony GREEN, former SBC Officer, voicing the concerns of his community – Filey, Hunmanby and surrounding villages – as expressed in a letter from an unnamed [...]

June 16, 2017 Filey Town, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Tribute to Glenn Goodman”

A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, In March of this, year I wrote a tribute to PC Palmer of the Metropolitan Police who died protecting the public during the terrible Westminster attack by Islamic Terrorists. [...]

June 12, 2017 Letters

“About Your Leave Vote”

In the run up to the June 2016 EU Referendum your Scarborough & Whitby branch of UKIP were very active. We ran lots of street stalls, knocked lots of doors, delivered tens of thousands of leaflets, wrote many letters and [...]

June 5, 2017 Letters

“Two Years On The Council”

A Letter to the Editor from Mark VESEY, who is a serving Scarborough Borough Councillor [Green] for the Ramshill ward in Scarborough, who offers his comments on two years service: far less than a ringing endorsement of the Council’s modus [...]

May 22, 2017 Letters