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Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic”

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic” A Letter to the Editor by SBC Councillor Norman MURPHY, Deputy Leader of the Independent Group, slamming the continuing havoc arising from the Council’s incautious practices and policies regarding the Futurist demolition site. Will Stormin’ [...]

January 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare: A Busted Flush?

British Gas Trading Ltd have applied to the High Court of Justice to wind up Alpamare UK Ltd, the operator of the North Bay Water Park on Burniston Road. The winding up petition was printed in the London Gazette. With [...]

January 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON Out!

DILLON Out! an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the apparently successful ruse to defuse the persistent challenge to the CEO’s claimed powers to ban a Councillor from Council, in defiance of electoral mandate, thus preserving [...]

January 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

To our Leader, with Compliments

To our Leader, with Compliments by Tim HICKS, following up on the Private Eye coverage of the ticket privileges accorded to SBC personnel. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Britney Spears Concert, misappropriation of tickets by SBC Councillors and employees  I hope [...]

January 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Big Spa Repair Bill Incoming?

Reports emanating from the Town Hall at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) give life to the rumour that it will be necessary in the near future to ask the Borough taxpayer for a seven figure sum to repair severe subsidence in [...]

January 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints Enquirer regular contributor TIM HICKS persists, entirely reasonably, in his attempt to engage in a productive dialogue with Scarborough Borough Council ‘Strong’ Leader, Conservative Councillor Derek Bastiman. ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Hope this e mail [...]

January 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an insensitive start to the restoration of Whitby Piers (suspended now for the winter months but back in action in time for the local elections) [...]

December 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’ Scarborough Borough Council’s attempts to keep secret the names of the seven magnificent individuals ‘deemed’ to be “unreasonably persistent complainants” (i.e. those with legitimate grievances against the Council for whom all avenues of redress continue to be [...]

December 24, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Christmas Cavil”

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con) by NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS, wishing him a Happy Christmas amongst the snowflakes. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: 19 December 2018 21:20 To: ‘Cllr.Derek Bastiman’ Subject: FW: Hi Dearest [...]

December 20, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council