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FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga – a Motion to Full Council to set a moratorium on the collection and enforcement [...]

October 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Award for Comrade Siddons”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-eighty-ninth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

October 13, 2019 Photoons

DBID: “He Said, She Said”

DBID: “He Said, She Said” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating the DBID integrity saga and presenting (with thanks to Councillor Eileen MURPHY [Ind.]) a response by Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.] to some (but not all) of [...]

October 11, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Night of the Long Noses

DBID: Night of the Long Noses an “in My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing some “openness and transparency”, in the public interest, on the Pinnochio contest that is presently driving a wedge into the heart of the SBC Labour [...]

October 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Against the DBID

Against the DBID In the light of mounting opposition to the Yorkshire Coast DBID, the Yorkshire Coast Levy Payers’ Association (YCLPA) has announced further meetings to provide information to businesses throughout the region: Whitby  –  Monday 7th October –  6.30 [...]

October 1, 2019 Misc

DBID: Money With Menaces?

An Open Letter from regular contributor NIGEL WARD to Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.], Scarborough Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Economy, Communities & Commercial, reporting evidence of possible coercive practice in the implementation of the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Councillor Liz [...]

September 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

‘NO INCOME PSPO’ – an Anagram of ‘NINCOMPOOPS’?

‘NO INCOME PSPO’ – an Anagram of ‘NINCOMPOOPS’? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting another futile PSPO – another useless waste of money, this time by a different local authority nincompoop. ~~~~~ Back in June 2019, my [...]

September 26, 2019 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

DBID: SBC Claims Civil Unrest on the Cards

DBID: SBC Claims Civil Unrest on the Cards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the latest farcical attempt at secrecy at the Puzzle Palace. ~~~~~ Regular readers will recall that the Enquirer has published a number of [...]

September 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Privacy of Correspondence

Privacy of Correspondence A Letter to the Editor from regular contributor NIGEL WARD, appealing for a proper respect for a fundamental aspect of law. ~~~~~ Sir, A great deal has been said, and published, about Scarborough Borough Council’s practice and [...]

September 16, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Car Cruising PSPO – Another Fatal Flaw

SBC Car Cruising PSPO – Another Fatal Flaw an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing out the first of a series of ‘fatal flaws’ in a very silly piece of local regulation. ~~~~~ Regular readers will have encountered [...]

September 12, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council