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Why I Stand For Election

To understand what drives me to stand for election to Scarborough Borough Council you have to look at the history of the North Yorks Enquirer. I was persuaded to write a few articles for Real Whitby, a local political blog. [...]

April 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Shocking Find on SBC Planning Portal

Guest Author JOHN MOOK of Filey offers his personal opinion of certain discrepancies he has unearthed another glaring example of incompetence at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Shocking Find on the SBC Planning Portal A fine example of crossing the I’s [...]

April 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Tory Candidate: “Psycho Bitchy Rant”

Toryboy Tom Seston, Conservative candidate for Hunmanby ward in the Scarborough Borough Council elections on May 2nd, has again courted controversy. Seston stated a fellow candidate, Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, who has a recent history of mental health issues, engaged in a [...]

April 25, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

What a Shambles!

What a Shambles! Guest Author JOHN MOOK, a concerned resident of Filey, offers a personal view on SBC’s failure to bring the Filey Flood Alleviation Scheme to fruition. ~~~~~ Who oversees the overseer? Who monitors the monitor? Not to mention [...]

April 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

No Detail Surrounding Preferred Bidder

On the 12th December 2017 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) announced that the Preferred Bidder to redevelop the Filey Road Sports Centre site was awarded to local company Broadland Properties Ltd. Browsing through the agenda of the Cabinet meeting held on [...]

April 20, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Independent 1-minute Survey

With less than three weeks to polling day, the North Yorks Enquirer has been informed that candidates for the forthcoming SBC local elections have been taking part in a private survey asking key questions regarding their satisfaction (or otherwise) – [...]

April 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare Continue To Trade Illegally

The Enquirer has reported on the financial calamity that is the Alpamare Water Park a number of times. The Water Park, with its bad business plan, opened to the public in July 2016 after the construction was financed by a [...]

April 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough’s Laziest Councillors

With the May 2nd Local Elections for Scarborough Borough Council just around the corner, now seems like a good time to review Councillor meeting attendance figures for the current four year term (2015-2019). The Councillors are listed in order of [...]

April 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC May 2019 Local Election Candidates

Runners and riders for the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council Elections, including yours truly. I wonder how much the Parliamentary turmoil will affect voting patterns? Burniston & Cloughton Andrew Backhouse – Conservative Party Moira Cunningham – Labour Party Beverley Kristensen – [...]

April 4, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council