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RIP Democracy & Accountability

RIP Democracy & Accountability A Letter to the Editor from ROGER PICKSTOCK of Scarborough, giving voice to the popular perceptions regarding the erosion of democracy and accountability in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ I have not lived for very long [...]

June 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

On the Road to Damascus Harbour

On the Road to Damascus Harbour Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy seems to have caught the scent of a spot of advanced electioneering… ~~~~~ As has been seen repeatedly, in the short time that the current Labour administration, under the [...]

June 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

NYP -v- SBC: Two Peas in a Pod

NYP -v- SBC: Two Peas in a Pod Today’s Guest Author, Alderman Norman Murphy, draws some interesting comparisons between North Yorkshire Police and Scarborough Borough Council in regard to the “Openness and Transparency” of their respective interactions with the media. [...]

June 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Siddons – The Joke

Siddons – The Joke Today’s Guest Author is Alderman Norman Murphy, offering his unique analysis of the Italian anti-terrorism planters presently regaling the town centre. ~~~~~ The current leader of the Council, our Italian-loving Stevonio Siddonso, who laughably claims to run [...]

May 30, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr Theresa Norton Charged In Watford

A few days after Scarborough Borough Councillor Theresa Norton appeared in court to answer a charge of blocking a road in Scarborough, a second charge as an Extinction Rebellion activist has come to light. The Labour Councillor, representing Eastfield Ward, [...]

May 29, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge £½-BILLION in the Red

Travelodge £½-BILLION in the Red – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest Travelodge figures  – and what that may mean to SBC and its ratepayers. Plus – other Council news. ~~~~~ Thame & London Ltd [...]

May 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘New’ ARGOS Paradox

The ‘New’ ARGOS Paradox an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revisiting SIDDONS’ Folly – as featured in Alderman Norman MURPHY’s article of 30th April 2021, “Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS”. ~~~~~ Readers may have assumed – after my lengthy [...]

May 16, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Sherlock and the Great Land Sale

Sherlock and the Great Land Sale by NORMAN MURPHY ~~~~~ As I explained in my previous article “Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS”, the current Labour administration ruling over   Scarborough Borough Council, and indeed any other administration which might succeed it, will [...]

May 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS

Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy turns an eagle eye on the continuing saga of the ‘regeneration’ of the former ARGOS building. ~~~~~ While out taking my constitutional the other day, I bumped into an old school [...]

April 30, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Liverpool Parallel – Redux

The Liverpool Parallel – Redux Guest Author Stormin’ Norman Murphy highlights the roots of Labour’s inherited failures at SBC. ~~~~~ Although my previous article, “Liverpool v Scarborough” (which focused on the appalling abuses of power apparently perpetrated by officers and [...]

April 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council