Friday 16th November 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

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‘NO CONFIDENCE’ Vote Called Against Mayor Joe PLANT

BREAKING NEWS! ‘NO CONFIDENCE’ Vote Called Against Mayor Joe PLANT – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ The North Yorks Enquirer has received a Press Release announcing that a Requisition calling for an Extraordinary Meeting of Scarborough [...]

November 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Time For A SHAKE-UP!

Time For A SHAKE-UP! Guest Author MIKE WARD spells out the methodology of the Scarborough Tories’ spin factory. ~~~~~ The Cash Cow that is Whitby: The Plug-hole that is SBC  Scarborough Borough Council continues to take the ‘proverbial’ out of [...]

November 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllr Demands Abolition of ‘Black-Lists’

“Free Speech, Free Press, Free Country” A Letter to the Editor from recently re-instated Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, who writes in defence of freedom of expression and a free press and calls upon all right-thinking Councillors to support the [...]

November 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Catch-22 Council

Scarborough Catch-22 Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on SBC’s latest foray into the realm of pure fantasy. ~~~~~ Further to the Mayor of Scarborough’s farcical response to a Point of Order called by Councillor Tony [...]

November 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to the Mayor of Scarborough

An Open Letter to the Mayor of Scarborough From County & Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], in regard to the ludicrous conduct of Scarborough Mayor Councillor Joe PLANT [Con.], who appeared content to jerk around as others pulled his strings. [...]

November 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Make Car Parks Used Again!

Having lived in Scarborough town centre for a number of years the residential parking situation is generally dire. It can be quite difficult to find a parking space near your home. It is always interesting to listen to the stories [...]

November 6, 2018 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy 5th November A large group of Labour and Independent Councillors walked out of the Council Chamber today as a mark of protest and disgust at the autocratic attitude of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Town Hall Lockdown Explained: CEO Bowing out?

SBC Town Hall Lockdown Explained: CEO Bowing Out? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the unravelling of a Scarborough Borough Council ‘urban myth’, from the Lockdown to the Showdown to the Lowdown. ~~~~~ The Lockdown Readers [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC CEO: First Class to Sofia?

SBC CEO: First Class to Sofia? by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Further to recent articles (here, and here) reporting on payments made using a Scarborough Borough Council corporate credit cards, readers will (perhaps) be unsurprised to learn that an inspection of [...]

October 26, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another £11K down the OAT Plug-Hole

Another £11K down the OAT Plug-Hole an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, unearthing more expenditure omitted from SBC claims that only(!) £107K was spent on the OAT, an alleged ‘saving’ of £25K on the budgeted £132K. ~~~~~ Further [...]

October 24, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council