Sunday 19th November 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

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MARRIOTT: That MAZARS Review

MARRIOTT: That MAZARS Review an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reaching the parts other investigations have not exposed. ~~~~~ The long-anticipated 31st May 2017 MAZARS Review (NOT Investigation) of Scarborough Borough Council’s own internal investigation of whistleblowing allegations [...]

September 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports. ~~~~~ 17th of August 2017 saw the welcome return of the Scarborough Borough Council owned dredger “Sandsend”  back to Scarborough Harbour to undertake essential dredging in the port, in [...]

September 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Invitation

The Invitation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the curious case of a group of local business people and taxpayers – and their efforts to engage with the leadership of SBC. ~~~~~ I have been approached by [...]

September 3, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Dispensations’? Take My Advice . . .

‘Dispensations’? Take My Advice . . . an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, excavating the truth underlying the No Confidence ‘Dispensations’. ~~~~~ Regular readers will need no reminder about the extraordinary matter of the so-called ‘Dispensations’ provided by [...]

September 1, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rôle of Party Whips in Local Government

The Rôle of Party Whips in Local Government an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the party “Whip” system, as applied at local government level. ~~~~~ My opposition to party political representation at the County, Borough/District and Town/Parish [...]

August 25, 2017 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Mulgrave By-Election Hustings

SBC: Mulgrave By-Election Hustings a brief  “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ This evening, Wednesday 23rd August 2017, I attended a hustings for the by-election to be held on Tuesday 29th August 2017 for the Mulgrave ward of [...]

August 23, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Mulgrave By-Election: LABOUR Challenges Tory SBC Majority

Mulgrave By-Election: LABOUR Challenges Tory SBC Majority Scarborough & Whitby Labour Party have a very strong candidate in the forthcoming by-election for the Mulgrave ward of Scarborough Borough Council – HUGO FEARNLEY – in support of whom the party has [...]

August 18, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?”

WTC – Toilets: “What Could Go Wrong?” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, covering an ill-timed ‘leak’ on the eve of Regatta. ~~~~~ Much has been made of the decision by Whitby Town (Parish) Council (WTC) to take [...]

August 16, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

SBC’s Scarborough Market Hall Raided

On Thursday 10th August Ofcom raided Scarborough Borough Council’s Market Hall on St Helen’s Square. As part of an ongoing investigation into an illegal broadcast radio station operating in the area, on Thursday 10 August Officers from Ofcom visited premises [...]

August 11, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Top 10 SBC Leeches 2016/17

Figures have been published which detail the allowances and expenses claimed by Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council. The total claimed for 2016/17 is £269,395.61. The total basic allowance paid to the 50 SBC councillors is £200,064.00. In addition to that [...]

August 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council