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All posts by Tim Thorne

Siddons Torpedoes Argos Flagship?

The economic fallout from the unnecessary Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) requesting another vote on Labour leader Siddons’ flagship Argos project. The Argos project spends £22million of taxpayer’s money on a building to replace [...]

June 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough’s Laziest Councillors – May 2020

Just before the May 2nd 2019 Local Elections for Scarborough Borough Council an article was published which listed the attendance records of councillors seeking re-election. This year we take a closer look at the attendance records of those councillors who [...]

May 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Great Lockdown Hoax

The UK lockdown began on 23rd March 2020. The stated purpose of the lockdown was to stop NHS hospitals being overwhelmed by the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. When it became apparent that NHS hospitals were not going to be [...]

May 14, 2020 Misc

Scarborough Police Break The Law

On the 16th April 2020 at 8PM uniformed Police officers from around Scarborough gathered at the main entrance of Scarborough Hospital and flagrantly broke the law. The gathering was not essential for work purposes. The law in question is The [...]

April 18, 2020 North Yorkshire Police

North Yorkshire Police Essential Journeys #1

The Politically Correct Deputy Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police (NYP), Phil Cain, took an ‘essential journey’ across to Scarborough on Wednesday to congratulate Winn, who has served NYP for 50 years. Congratulations on 50 years service, Winn. Quite some [...]

April 9, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

Ashamed Lib Dem Cllr Desperate To Deliver

Northstead Ward councillor, John Atkinson, who was so ashamed to be a Liberal Democrat that he stood as an Independent in the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections, asked SBC’s senior legal officer for epidemiological advice whether it would be OK [...]

March 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Last UKIP Councillor in Yorkshire Quits UKIP

UKIP’s last remaining councillor on Scarborough Borough Council, Neil Heritage, has quit the party and has said he will stand as an independent councillor in the future. Heritage was the last UKIP councillor in Yorkshire. In October 2018 I joined [...]

March 1, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Jobs For The Boys!

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC), through their Appointments Committee, have announced that they are appointing Dr Jim Brace as the Audit Committee’s new independent co-opted member. Further scrutiny of the SBC Appointments Committee meeting shows that the appointment appears to have [...]

February 28, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Randerson Flouts Purdah

Deputy leader of the Labour group on Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) Cllr Tony Randerson has been using public sector resources during an election period to campaign for the Labour Party at the General Election. Randerson transgressed the pre-election period rules [...]

November 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Labour Candidate Telling Lies?

The 2019 General Election campaign is well underway and our doormats are being peppered with leaflets from professional liars political parties. These are the same parties who reneged on their promise to respect the result of the 2016 EU Referendum [...]

November 18, 2019 Misc