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“The Untouchables”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and thirty-eighth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and [...]

April 25, 2018 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC by NIGEL WARD Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Labour] Councillor Sam CROSS [Independent] Councillor Mark VESEY [Green] Councillors, I address you in your respective rôles as Group Leaders of the Labour Group, the [...]

April 18, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: A Morally Repugnant Intervention

SBC: A Morally Repugnant Intervention an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a most unusual and particularly offensive breach of the Data Protection Act 1998. ~~~~~ Perhaps relatively few readers of the North Yorks Enquirer will be [...]

April 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter to the Editor “Telling It Like It Is” ( 10/04/18), in which he highlighted the lack of transparency inherent in [...]

April 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Harbour Waste Management”

An Open Letter to SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.] from Whitby harbour-user KEN GRAHAM, in response to the BBC report (see below) entitled “Yorkshire boat owners to dye toilet waste to clean harbour” (covered by Enquirer reporter TIM [...]

April 12, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Telling It Like It Is”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who writes to share an insider’s view of the practices and policies in place at Scarborough Borough Council. Many will agree; few will dare to say [...]

April 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

New SBC Harbour Regulations

New SBC Harbour Regulations by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ This recent BBC Report on the Ports of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey Coble Landing caught my eye. It concerns new measures implemented by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to improve the quality of [...]

April 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Seagull Hysteria: Guess Who’s “Mugging” the Taxpayer?

Seagull Hysteria: Guess Who’s “Mugging” the Taxpayer? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, questioning the wisdom of SBC’s knee-jerk efforts, driven by Councillor Andrew JENKINSON [Con.], to reduce “seagull muggings” in Scarborough and Whitby. ~~~~~ During the course [...]

April 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

A Sideways View of the SBC Electoral Boundary Changes

A Sideways View of the SBC Electoral Boundary Changes A local Labour Councillor’s take on these ‘necessary'(???) ward boundary changes. Councillor RANDERSON has kindly provided his private email address, so that residents may contact him, in confidence, with the firm [...]

April 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

To Market, to Market, to Buy a Fat Pig

To Market, to Market, to Buy a Fat Pig Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS of Scarborough has been following a member of the public’s efforts to unravel the mystery of the Scarborough Public Market website, with its 21st-century “Click & Collect” [...]

April 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council