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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

CEO’s Weekend in Paris?

CEO’s Weekend in Paris? Following recent articles (here and here) concerning hitherto undisclosed “operational costs” paid out by Scarborough Borough Council under the heading ‘Open Air Theatre’, Guest Author BOB ROBERTS has been trawling the SBC website for other gems [...]

October 22, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council