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“Alas, Poor Hebo! I Knew Him Well”

“Alas, Poor Hebo! I Knew Him Well” Open Letters to the present and (recent) past Leaders of Scarborough Borough Council by TIM HICKS – one in earnest, one in jest. ~~~~~ Open letter re: Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) policy towards [...]

May 20, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Wildly Conflicting Views” [Letters]

Two wildly conflicting Letters to the Editor – from regulars NORMAN MURPHY and FRANK SHEPHERD – commenting, respectively, on factors contributing to the outcome of the recent local elections and the portends for the future under a new regime. ~~~~~ [...]

May 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

No Holiday From RIPA

There is much disquiet among Scarborough Borough Councillors regarding the delay in appointments to council committees and outside bodies. The appointments, which will put a few extra quid in the pockets of experienced councillors, are normally tied up quickly after [...]

May 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“D.I.Y. Demolitions”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident ALI WILKINS, who has picked up on a cool half-million (or two) that will come as a surprise to many. ~~~ Nobody could fail to have noticed the changes at SBC over [...]

May 12, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

A Coalition Against Democracy?

A Coalition Against Democracy? Guest Author article by FRANK SHEPHERD, commenting on the Labour/Conservative back-room coalition. ~~~~~ With voters reducing the Labour and Conservative Groups, both by number and by share of vote on Thursday, neither of the main parties [...]

May 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: What Next?

SBC: What Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some opinions on the results of the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections. ~~~~~ If power, as is claimed, corrupts, then it must surely be the case that it [...]

May 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Election Results 2019

Scarborough Borough Council Election Results 2019 The Enquirer hopes to be able to up-date this page ‘on the fly’ as results are declared. (We are given to understand from approximately 11:30am, 3rd May 2019). This page does not auto-update so [...]

May 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Private Eye on Flamingo Land

Private Eye on Flamingo Land With customary panache – and impeccable timing – Private Eye magazine has been keeping watch on Iconic Leisure Ltd, alias Flamingo Land – the regular donor to the Conservative Party that has now become the [...]

May 2, 2019 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

To Condone Or Not To Condone

We had an inquiry from a gentleman on Facebook who was concerned that we reproduced an official response from the Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association and it was redacted to tell only one side of the story. The gentleman was [...]

May 2, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Tories Condone “Psycho Bitchy” Comment

The Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, in response to a complaint from a senior East Riding Tory, has condoned the “Psycho Bitchy” comment made on Twitter by Tory candidate for Hunmanby, Tom Seston. The comment was made about fellow candidate, [...]

May 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council