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“Than Meets the Eye”

A Letter to the Editor from CHRIS RIDDOLS of Eskdaleside, whose eagle eye has spotted what appears to be evidence of Scarborough Borough Council “feathering the nest” of the soon-to-be Scarborough Town Council – at the cost of the wider [...]

January 19, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

5 Lab. Cllrs. – Formal Accusations Lodged

5 Lab. Cllrs. – Formal Accusations Lodged – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on Formal Complaints against SBC Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS and four of his Labour colleagues. ~~~~~ I can now unequivocally confirm that, [...]

January 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Harbour Masterplan Under Scrutiny

Harbour Masterplan Under Scrutiny – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a significant development in the attempts to scrutinise Scarborough Borough Council’s ill-considered proposals to ‘regenerate’ Scarborough’s West Pier – in disregard of climate change [...]

January 14, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned by TIM HICKS and NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has for many years been audited by MAZARS LLP. So it will come as a surprise to our readers that the accounting regulator, the Financial Reporting [...]

January 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

VoNC: Something Old, Something New?

VoNC: Something Old, Something New? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a disturbing twist to the forthcoming Vote of No Confidence (VoNC) in SBC Leader, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Something Old . . . [...]

January 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Another £1M+ “Lost at Sea”

Another £1M+ “Lost at Sea” Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the Scarborough Coastal Defence Strategy (SCDS) – and wonders where the money has gone . . . ~~~~~ Scarborough Coastal Defence Strategy July 2021 saw the announcement that the Council would [...]

January 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Green Light for 3rd SIDDONS No Confidence Vote

Green Light for SIDDONS No Confidence Vote – an “In My View” article offering some background to this the third Vote of No Confidence in Leader Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 14th December 2021, readers may recall, the Enquirer [...]

January 7, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Offices To Let

SBC’s Offices To Let Enquirer stalwart NORMAN MURPHY offers his ‘take’ on the Leader’s Urgent Decision to secretively acquire Pavilion House and Comet Corner for £3½ million. ~~~~~ I bet, when Steve “It’s a Dog’s Breakfast” Siddons, the fool who thinks [...]

January 5, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

£3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed

SBC: £3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing the ante on the next round of SBC ‘investment’. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 19th October 2021, SBC Cabinet met to resolve, inter alia, Item 12 [...]

January 2, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC 2022: Apocalypse Now!

SBC 2022: Apocalypse Now! Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY offers his views on the death throes of Scarborough Borough Council and the financial prospects going forward. ~~~~~ As we begin the third year of the Steve (“It’s a dog’s breakfast”) Siddons’ dictatorial [...]

December 30, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council