Friday 20th July 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC Harbours – Nothing to Crow About

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS of Scarborough identifies the fundamental problem facing the Borough’s Harbours in Scarborough and Whitby. (This is the full article – not the abbreviated version published as a letter in the Scarborough News and the Whitby Gazette). [...]

June 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Abolition of SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike WARD [Ind.], who knows – from the ‘inside’ – whereof he speaks. ~~~~~ WHITBY – THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW No ill-conceived or badly-worded petition was needed to [...]

June 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“NOCK and DILLON: Formal Complaints”

An Open Letter to Mrs Lisa DIXON, Director of Legal Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Scarborough Borough Council. This is a long, important, perhaps (for some) boring, but necessarily detailed letter dealing with the propriety of the actions of a [...]

June 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Futurist Demolition Costs Rise

As residents and visitors can see with their own eyes, the demolition of the Futurist Theatre on Foreshore Road in Scarborough has been underway for a while now. The demolition costs for the Futurist were presented by SBC’s Cabinet on [...]

June 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Talk to the Wall”

Guest Author ALI WILKINS of Scarborough, writes to express concerns regarding Scarborough Borough Councillors’ attitude to input from stakeholders to the proposals to ‘touristify’ the West Pier. ~~~~~ “Talk to the Wall” Now that the Futurist is biting the dust, [...]

May 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

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 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