Monday 30th November 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Letters

“I Didn’t Vote Labour”

“I Didn’t Vote Labour” A Letter to the Editor from FRANK CHALMERS, commenting on the achievements of the present SBC administration. ~~~~~ Mr Editor, I write to register my absolute disappointment with the current administration at Scarborough Council; that of [...]

November 26, 2020 Letters

“Praise & Condemnation”

“Praise & Condemnation” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, commenting on both sides of the YCBID stand-off. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, First of all, I am not in business and am not affected by the Yorkshire Coast [...]

November 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Light Bulb Moments”

A Letter to the Editor from SANDRA TURNER, former Scarborough Borough Council Portfolio Holder and Whitby Town Councillor,  bemoaning the abysmal performance and general lack of imagination evinced by Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd, a.k.a. ‘YCBID’, ‘DBID’, or ‘the BID’. And [...]

November 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Public Questions: It’s a Knock-Out!”

Today’s Letter to the Editor, in a rare exception to Enquirer policy in respect of the mandatory attribution of sources, is published anonymously at the special request of the author, a prominent Scarborough businessman of over half a century’s tenure, [...]

November 21, 2020 Letters

“SBC Auditors Controversy”

“SBC Auditors Controversy” As well as covering crime and parliamentary affairs, Tim Hicks is also a Chartered Accountant. The Enquirer asked him for his opinion on the recent Financial Reporting Council report into the quality of the local authority audits [...]

November 5, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Whitby Winter Welcome”

“Whitby Winter Welcome” A Letter to the Editor from motorhomer and lifelong Whitby enthusiast TOM PEIL, of Preston, who does not intend to be deterred by the SBC Labour Leader’s small-minded ‘cold shoulder’ – to the Whitby Abbey Aire proposal, [...]

October 29, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“North Yorkshire Devolution”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough and Whitby Town Councillor MIKE WARD [Ind.], offering his considered opinion on the forthcoming reformation of local government arrangements – the first for almost half a century. ~~~~~ Sir, The NY [...]

October 26, 2020 Letters

“Northallerton Mysteries”

A Letter to the Editor from PAIGE TURNER of Hambleton, highlighting some mysterious events at Northallerton Town Council, where matters appear to have gone from bad to worse since the suspension of former Town Clerk, Sue FRASER in 2015. Surely [...]

October 25, 2020 Town & Parish

2020 Vision

2020 Vision A Letter to the Editor from ROGER PICKSTOCK of Scarborough, who offers an even-handed lay perspective on the Hemingway Design ‘Masterplan’ for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Dear Sir. “Vision” – an interesting word having the definition [...]

October 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Good, the BID and the Ugly”

“The Good, the BID and the Ugly” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, who takes issue with the information provided by Yorkshire Coast BID Chairman, Mr Clive Rowe-Evans, on 23rd July 2020, and subsequently reproduced in [...]

August 14, 2020 Letters