Sunday 17th November 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“Transparency – an Open Door?”

A Letter to the Editor from ROGER PICKSTOCK, of Scarborough, responding to Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff’s tongue-in-cheek APPEAL for the public’s assistance in locating the MISSING Town Hall ‘Inseparables’ – “Openness and Transparency” – and bemoaning a clear and present hypocrisy [...]

November 9, 2019 Letters

Photography at Scarborough Town Hall

Further to our Guest Author article by ANDY STRANGEWAY, Enquirer police and crime correspondent TIM HICKS has requested publication of his email correspondence with SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.] and North Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Lisa Winward on the [...]

November 6, 2019 Letters, North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

“Decisions, Decisions”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor NORMAN MURPHY, who is the Secretary of the SBC Independent Group, commenting on the hot issue of the moment – the common thread of poor decision-making, not excluding the furore [...]

October 29, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“a new era of openness and transparency” – Comrade Siddons Style

“a new era of openness and transparency” – Comrade Siddons Style In today’s Letter to the Editor, TIM HICKS shares his latest appeal to SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.] in respect of press freedom. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: [...]

October 18, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Budget – a Balancing Act”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Ind.] (Hunmanby Ward), contemplating just how the Leader, Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.], will contrive, with his minority administration, to achieve the necessary majority to pass the 2020/21 Budget, given [...]

September 27, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Final Fantasy”

A Letter to the Editor from former SBC Councillor and serving Secretary to the Independent Group, NORMAN MURPHY, setting out his opinion that the electoral facts and figures confirm the extent of the Tory collapse at Scarborough Borough Council, and [...]

September 21, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DBID – The Straw that Broke . . .

DBID – The Straw that Broke . . . A Letter to the Editor from Roger PICKSTOCK of Scarborough, commenting on the Council’s borrow/spend philosophy and the furore surrounding the moral bankruptcy of the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Dear Editor. [...]

August 30, 2019 Letters

“Pot, Kettle, Black”

An Open Letter to Derek by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Open Letter re Conduct of Council Officers Hope you don’t mind me addressing you by your first name, but we have been corresponding for so long and I have [...]

August 3, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Another Cleveland Police Sex Corruption Scandal

Another Cleveland Police Sex Corruption Scandal A Letter to the Editor from NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Sir, Cleveland Police has been hit with scandal after scandal. They are specified in my article calling for re-organisation of policing in [...]

July 14, 2019 Letters, Police

“Rank Hypocrisy”

“Rank Hypocrisy” A Letter to the Editor by NORMAN MURPHY, the former Independent Councillor who many Scarborians hoped would assume the Leadership of the Council, following the Tory collapse. Norman minces no words, beats about no bushes and calls it [...]

July 2, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council