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Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going on?

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going On? Guest Author ALI WILKINS asks the questions everyone is asking about the precariouss position of the Alpamare Waterpark. ~~~~~ I listened to the interview Yorkshire Coast Radio conducted with Roland Duce (Benchmark): www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2785371/scarboroughs-alpamare-owes-landlord-28m/ [...]

January 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Climate Change?

SBC Climate Change? Under an ambiguous title, Guest Author FRANK SHEPHERD reports on Scarborough Borough Council gamesmanship. ~~~~~ Who would have thought an innocuous Green Party motion on climate change would signal a change in Scarborough Borough Council’s political climate? [...]

January 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: “The Dying Swan”

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, reports on another example of flagrant double standards at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ On 17th January 2019, the Scarborough News published an article with the headline. ‘Scarborough bakers Cooplands fined for health and safety breach over [...]

January 20, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic”

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic” A Letter to the Editor by SBC Councillor Norman MURPHY, Deputy Leader of the Independent Group, slamming the continuing havoc arising from the Council’s incautious practices and policies regarding the Futurist demolition site. Will Stormin’ [...]

January 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare: A Busted Flush?

British Gas Trading Ltd have applied to the High Court of Justice to wind up Alpamare UK Ltd, the operator of the North Bay Water Park on Burniston Road. The winding up petition was printed in the London Gazette. With [...]

January 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON Out!

DILLON Out! an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the apparently successful ruse to defuse the persistent challenge to the CEO’s claimed powers to ban a Councillor from Council, in defiance of electoral mandate, thus preserving [...]

January 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

To our Leader, with Compliments

To our Leader, with Compliments by Tim HICKS, following up on the Private Eye coverage of the ticket privileges accorded to SBC personnel. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Britney Spears Concert, misappropriation of tickets by SBC Councillors and employees  I hope [...]

January 13, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Big Spa Repair Bill Incoming?

Reports emanating from the Town Hall at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) give life to the rumour that it will be necessary in the near future to ask the Borough taxpayer for a seven figure sum to repair severe subsidence in [...]

January 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints Enquirer regular contributor TIM HICKS persists, entirely reasonably, in his attempt to engage in a productive dialogue with Scarborough Borough Council ‘Strong’ Leader, Conservative Councillor Derek Bastiman. ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Hope this e mail [...]

January 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council