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Here’s One In The (Private) Eye For KITSON & Co.

Here’s One In The (Private) Eye For KITSON & Co. Private Eye’s ‘Rotten Boroughs’, the nation’s sharpest and most feared exposer of dodgy Councils, has once again highlighted Scarborough Borough Council. This time, it is the STASI-like behaviour of Legal [...]

November 30, 2017 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

Parish Council in Hambleton Resigns En Masse

Parish Council in Hambleton Resigns En Masse an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a No Confidence motion (carried unanimously) on the other side of the moors, arising out of a controversial Planning Application by a company [...]

November 28, 2017 Hambleton District Council, Police

North Bay Blue Flag: The 61% Deception

North Bay Blue Flag: The 61% Deception an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the strange reticence of our local and regional public institutions to announce Scarborough North Bay’s loss of its Blue Flag for ‘EXCELLENT’ Bathing [...]

November 26, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Fracking – the Greatest Threat?

Today’s Guest Author is MARK VESEY, Green Councillor for the Ramshill Ward of Scarborough Borough Council, who writes to shed light on the controversial subject of hydraulic fracturing – fracking. ~~~~~ What is the greatest threat to the residents of [...]

November 23, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Big Brother’s Disappearing Emails

SBC: Big Brother’s Disappearing Emails an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting the moral bankruptcy of Scarborough Borough Council’s Legal & Democratic Services department. ~~~~~ Regular readers may recall the following video-clip extract from the Scarborough Borough Council [...]

November 19, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Pleads Poverty

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) are pleading poverty on Yorkshire Coast Radio stating they need to save £4.7million over the next three years due to reduced funding from Conservative Central Government. In the interview, Cllr Helen Mallory, cabinet member for Finance [...]

November 18, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018 Guest Author BOB ROBERTS breaks some more bad news for Scarborough businesses. ~~~~~ Last week saw the announcement of a Bathing Water Quality (BWQ) rating of ‘Poor’ for Scarborough’s South Bay. [...]

November 17, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment In response to the latest in a series of articles on the Enquirer concerning Bathing Water Quality in Scarborough’s South Bay, one Facebook user (clearly a wag) posted the following rhetorical question: “We could [...]

November 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay Pollution: The Chips Are Down

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS writes with regard to the report by Jonathan PORTER (NLS) in respect of the Final DNA Report  and the  associated Scarborough News article of last week. ~~~~~ Scarborough South Bay is indeed unique. What sets it [...]

November 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Admit Intercepting Email

On the 6th November 2017 Scarborough Borough Council’s Deputy Monitoring Officer, David Kitson, admitted that the council had been intercepting email between constituents and their elected councillors. Kitson claims the actions of the council are legal under the Regulation Of [...]

November 7, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council