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MWTC CCTV – Inadequate Evidence Of Crime

Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY highlights the unlawful operation of Closed Circuit Television Cameras (CCTV) by Market Weighton Town Council. These legislative failures are common to many local authorities – not necessarily all of those within the Borough of Scarborough, but [...]

January 21, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Terms of Endearment?

Terms of Endearment? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS brings some much-needed clarity to the lack of consultation over the management of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Scarborough Harbour Representation and its faults Having witnessed the Deputy Harbour Masters comment to the effect that [...]

January 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council


Bullspit! Enquirer harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on Tuesday’s discussion of dredging in Cabinet. ~~~~~ As a person with an interest in the Council, and in particular Scarborough Harbour, I sat down to watch the webcast of the Cabinet meeting [...]

January 16, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC 2020 Dredging Report

SBC 2020 Dredging Report Enquirer Harbours Correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS digs deeper into the state of the Borough’s costly dredging provision ahead of consideration by Cabinet reliant on Officers’ Reports. (Are you paying attention, Councillor JEFFERSON?). ~~~~~ A Report presented to [...]

January 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Yorkshire Coast BID – The Next Round

Yorkshire Coast BID – The Next Round For its latest action in its continuing ferocious opposition to the Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District Ltd (YCBID) levy of 1.5% (i.e. the ‘stealth tax’ on the business rates of all ‘tourism related’ [...]

January 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

NYE Journalist Wins NUJ Prize

Regular NYE contributor and NUJ journalist TIM HICKS has won an NUJ prize for the best letter submitted to the NUJ magazine “The Journalist”. Tim is a Chartered Accountant and has been writing for the NYE and other media outlets [...]

January 2, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, Scarborough Borough Council

“Fantasy Island”

Today’s Guest Author is the ever-popular Stormin’ Norman MURPHY, past and (putatively) future Independent SBC Councillor, who comments on the performance of Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] in his role as Leader. ~~~~~ For most people living in the Borough of [...]

January 1, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Borough Council  2020?

Happy New Year’s Eve from the NYE Today’s Guest Author is former SBC and WTC Councillor MIKE WARD, writing about the present dynamic of our Borough Council and how it will shape the coming year at SBC. ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough [...]

December 31, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Only Game in Town

The Only Game in Town an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing the future prospects here in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ Since the 17th December 2019, when I first reported that a Requisition had been served calling [...]

December 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

STRANGEWAY Pursues ‘No Filming’ Complaints

STRANGEWAY Pursues ‘No Filming’ Complaints Enquirer regular ANDY STRANGEWAY has lodged two separate Formal Complaints against SBC’s Director of Legal & Democratic Services Mrs Lisa Dixon, following her misinterpretation of statute authorising public filming/recording of public meetings at the Town [...]

December 26, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council