Sunday 19th August 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Tim Thorne

Goodwill’s Shameful Expenses Claim

Penny-pinching Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert Goodwill submitted a claim to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) for just 1p. The miserly MP’s claim, dated 15th June 2017, was filed under Office Costs > Constituency Office Telephone Usage/Rental with the [...]

August 1, 2018 Misc

Labour Launch Parliamentary Campaign

The Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party launched their Parliamentary campaign on the Thursday 19th July with a senior member of Labour introducing their prospective parliamentary candidate, Hugo Fearnley. Fearnley replaces 2017 candidate Eric Broadband after the local party decided to [...]

July 26, 2018 Misc

For Sale: Scarborough B&Bs and Small Hotels

Another nail was hammered into the coffin of small business owners in Scarborough as the Conservative dominated Planning Committee voted to allow the construction of a 5 storey hotel on Burniston Road Car Park. On top of the hotels and [...]

July 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Event Cancelled After Scarborough Labour Protest

The Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party, through their activists in Scarborough Stand Up To Racism have managed to force Sheffield International Venues (SIV) to cancel an event about British Identity at the Scarborough Spa. SIV, controlled by the Labour Council [...]

June 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Geert Wilders: Exit Stage Left

Yesterday in London, Geert Wilders, Dutch Leader of the Opposition from the Partij voor de Vrijheid (PVV or Party for Freedom) spoke at a rally in Whitehall. Mr Wilders spoke at the Free Tommy Robinson rally and he thanked the [...]

June 10, 2018 Misc

Futurist Demolition Costs Rise

As residents and visitors can see with their own eyes, the demolition of the Futurist Theatre on Foreshore Road in Scarborough has been underway for a while now. The demolition costs for the Futurist were presented by SBC’s Cabinet on [...]

June 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr Excluded From Meeting

During the scheduled meeting of Scarborough Borough Council on Monday 14th May 2018, a conversation took place which indicates that the Head of Paid Service at Scarborough Borough Council, Jim Dillon, had excluded Cllr Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff from participating in the [...]

May 18, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Delivered: The £210,000 Market Website

The £2.8million renovation of the Scarborough Market Hall on St Helen’s Square was opened to the public in April 2017. The business plan put forward by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) was so utterly inept I was amazed it was accepted. [...]

April 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

RNLI: Up-Dated Press Release

RNLI: Up-Dated Press Release Adrian Carey, RNLI Head of Lifesaving, has provided a new and more detailed press release in regard to the dismissal of Coxswain Mr Tom Clark. Two earlier press releases are shown below. Press Statement Scarborough’s volunteer [...]

April 13, 2018 Misc

The Missing £210,000 Website

In April 2017, the Enquirer published an article about the £2.8million renovation of the Scarborough Market Hall. The collective brains of the imbeciles business geniuses working for Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) thought it wise to invest £2.8million of taxpayer’s money [...]

April 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council