Thursday 19th July 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“PSPO: No Cruising! Carry on Boozing!”

Two Letters to the Editor from Scarborough readers who are less than impressed by Scarborough Borough Council’s latest foray into the world of mindless dictatorship. It should be pointed out that Councillor Andrew JENKINSON [Con.] – the loveable buffoon pictured [...]

July 13, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd by Guest Author ALI WILKINS ~~~~~ Over the last 4 years there have been numerous planning applications and amendments by Roland Duce (Benchmark) for the Apartments, Multiplex Cinema, Restaurants and a Multi-storey Car Park on the old [...]

July 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

For Sale: Scarborough B&Bs and Small Hotels

Another nail was hammered into the coffin of small business owners in Scarborough as the Conservative dominated Planning Committee voted to allow the construction of a 5 storey hotel on Burniston Road Car Park. On top of the hotels and [...]

July 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Riddle of The Sands”

Guest Author ALI WILKINS offers a potted history of the “The Riddle of The Sands”. ~~~~~ The slowness of the development of the North Side of Scarborough caused me to look at just how long this has been going on. [...]

July 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

VPC: Value for Money?

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, the Enquirer’s correspondent for Harbours, has been applying further scrutiny to the financial viability of the Vincent Pier Crane (VPC) in Scarborough Harbour – another major coup for Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.]. ~~~~~ [...]

June 23, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Market: Forces -v- Counterforces

Whitby Market: Forces -v- Counterforces an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on Scarborough Borough Council’s intention drastically reduce trading times in Whitby Market. ~~~~~ The Past The historical status of Whitby Market from 1,122 A.D. is recorded [...]

June 22, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Selective Prohibition?”

A Letter to the Editor from popular Scarborough contributor Ali WILKINS, commenting on Scarborough Borough Council’s Public Space Protection Order policy (PSPO) in relation to the Scarborough Car Cruise – and other (wisely unspecified) organised events in the Borough. ~~~~~ [...]

June 21, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part One)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part One) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD  shedding light on the burgeoning scandal of a Councillor having been prohibited from acting as a Councillor. Confused? You are supposed to be . . . [...]

June 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Repeating the Same Mistakes”

“Repeating the Same Mistakes” Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another example of Scarborough Borough Council Officers knowing better than the people they are paid to serve – and, in particular, those who know their working environment far, far better. [...]

June 15, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Event Cancelled After Scarborough Labour Protest

The Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party, through their activists in Scarborough Stand Up To Racism have managed to force Sheffield International Venues (SIV) to cancel an event about British Identity at the Scarborough Spa. SIV, controlled by the Labour Council [...]

June 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council