Thursday 28th October 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Tim Thorne

The Deadly York Pandemic

Following on from an article where cremation and burial figures for Scarborough Borough Council show business as usual and no sign of any pandemic in the Borough of Scarborough in 2020, next we move across to the major population centre [...]

April 5, 2021 City of York Council

The Deadly Scarborough & Whitby Pandemic

The past year has been the strangest I’ve ever experienced. Listening to the UK Government and their media you’d think there was a deadly virus stalking the land, killing off the young and old alike, removing the healthy and vulnerable [...]

March 31, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The White Rose

Having watched the last Full Council Meeting on Scarborough Borough Council’s YouTube Channel, I noticed one of the councillors was complaining about mysterious “anti-vax” stickers appearing around the town. The stickers are from a Telegram group called The White Rose. [...]

March 4, 2021 Misc, Scarborough Borough Council

Show Me The Money, Nick!

Questions are being asked of Scarborough Borough Council’s S151 Officer and Director of Finance, Nick Edwards. The questions concern the amount of money in the Benchmark Balance Sum Account. The Balance Sum Account was created as part of the Development [...]

February 26, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Benchmark In The High Court

On the 18th December 2020 Benchmark Leisure Ltd appeared virtually at the High Court in London with regard to North Bay Water Park contractor Aqua Leisure International Ltd remaining unpaid from the 2015/2016 North Bay build. His Honour Judge Bird [...]

February 16, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Broken Promises #5 – Cllr Paul Riley

“Broken Promises” is a series of articles looking at the election promises of councillors who were elected to Scarborough Borough Council in May 2019 and their actions as your Borough Council representatives since. Fifth on the list is Cllr Paul [...]

February 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Broken Promises #4 – Cllr Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff

Broken Promises #4 – Cllr Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff “Broken Promises” is a series of articles looking at the promises of councillors who were elected to Scarborough Borough Council in May 2019 and their actions as your Borough Council representatives since. Belatedly, [...]

January 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Argos Project Torpedoed

Steve Siddons, Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) socialist supremo’s dreams of creating a building to house the party faithful and brainwash vulnerable students appear to have been dealt a fatal blow. The madcap scheme to spend £22 million of taxpayer’s money [...]

January 10, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Where’s The Money?

On the 28th November 2020, I questioned why £130,000 made it way from the account of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to KPMG when it was agreed that only £25,000 would be paid to KPMG in relation to work undertaken for [...]

January 8, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Payment Holiday For Me…

With fresh Tier 3 restrictions placed on North Yorkshire, those who are self-employed as well as local tourism and hospitality businesses are screaming for help. Those that haven’t closed down or gone under are in severe financial difficulties and need [...]

December 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council