Wednesday 24th May 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Tim Thorne

Council Cocks-Up Carriageway Car Cruise Closure

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) have set a new local record for a U-Turn at 5 hours. At 10am on Friday 19th May SBC announced that the Marine Drive would be closed between 10am and 10pm on the Bank Holiday Sunday [...]

May 19, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Did Broadbent Vote For Jaconelli?

On Monday 12th May 2014 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to remove the titles of Alderman and Mayor from Conservative Peter Jaconelli. The removal was due to a large number of allegations of child sex abuse, some of them in [...]

May 13, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Lost: £210k Website Belonging to SBC

The £2.8million renovation of the Scarborough Market Hall on St Helens Square was finally opened to the public last week. Mystery surrounds why a major piece of project, a £210k website for the Market Hall, appears not to have been [...]

April 30, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Little Known Election Facts #1

In 2011 Jeremy Corbyn signed an Early Day Motion mourning the death of Jimmy Savile. That this House mourns the death of Sir Jimmy Savile OBE who has died two days before his 85th birthday; recognises his enormous contribution to [...]

April 21, 2017 Misc

Investment For The Borough

Consumers and businesses in the Borough of Scarborough are being left behind with slower than average Broadband speeds and having to cope with higher than average costs to connect to the Internet. Fancy quadrupling your broadband speed to 300Mbps? Or [...]

April 20, 2017 Misc

Earthquake In Cayton

The British Geological Survey have recorded an earthquake in Cayton, Scarborough. The size of the quake was believed to around 5.2 on the Richter Scale. Initial reports suggested incumbent Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert Goodwill had dropped his wallet when [...]

April 19, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

The Enquirer Is In Front

Another North Yorks Enquirer story has gone national. This time the hilarious story of Scarborough Labour’s Candidate for Hertford & Cayton NYCC division, Sean Rowell, telling potential voters on social media “Don’t Vote For Me” was picked up by widely-read [...]

April 11, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Labour’s Headline Issue

Hot on heels of marching to overturn Brexit, protesting about Donald Trump, suspending a councillor for thinking for herself and moaning about increased NYCC allowances whilst trousering two broadband allowances, the Scarborough and Whitby Labour Party have issued a battle [...]

April 10, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Labour Candidate: “Do Not Vote For Me!”

Labour Candidate in Hertford & Cayton NYCC division, Sean Rowell, is telling potential voters on social media not to vote for him. The Corbynista candidate has since deleted the tweet and later his twitter account, presumably on party orders. The [...]

April 6, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council

Scarborough Labour Make National News

The Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party have made national news, for all the wrong reasons! Scarborough’s Corbynistas mistakenly fielded two candidates for the Hertford & Cayton division in the forthcoming NYCC elections after mixing up the nomination forms. Well read [...]

April 6, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council