Wednesday 23rd May 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

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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

A Coast to Boast About? Oh, Really?

A Coast to Boast About? Oh, Really? by Guest Author BOB ROBERTS ~~~~~ May 1st saw the start of the annual beach ban of dogs on the bathing beaches across the Borough of Scarborough. The Environment Agency (EA), having commissioned [...]

May 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Good Luck in the New Job, David!”

“Good Luck in the New Job, David!” At last, a little good news! The North Yorks Enquirer invites readers to join us in offering hearty congratulations to Scarborough Borough Council’s Deputy Monitoring Officer and Senior Solicitor, David P. Kitson, who [...]

May 13, 2018 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up a profligate breach of Tory ‘austerity’. ~~~~~ East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Andy STRANGEWAY [Ind.] – a sometime contributor to the Enquirer – has taken [...]

May 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC and RIPA

SBC and RIPA by TIM HICKS Introduction I read with great interest the press release by Mr Hugo Fearnley, the Labour Prospective Party Parliamentary Candidate for Scarborough & Whitby in the next General Election, concerning the “Whexit” controversy, which was [...]

May 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Parish Poll Aborted

Whitby Parish Poll Aborted – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying some misconceptions regarding the recently publicised Call for a Parish (Town) Poll in Whitby. ~~~~~ Readers of the Whitby Gazette will be aware that, at a [...]

May 1, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

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

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation

SBC U-Turns on Bogus RIPA Authorisation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the dishonesty and evasion surrounding the unlawful interception of emails between members of the public and Councillors/Officers. ~~~~~ SBC has U-turned on the false [...]

April 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Untouchables”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and thirty-eighth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and [...]

April 25, 2018 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC by NIGEL WARD Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Labour] Councillor Sam CROSS [Independent] Councillor Mark VESEY [Green] Councillors, I address you in your respective rôles as Group Leaders of the Labour Group, the [...]

April 18, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council