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“a new era of openness and transparency” – Comrade Siddons Style

“a new era of openness and transparency” – Comrade Siddons Style In today’s Letter to the Editor, TIM HICKS shares his latest appeal to SBC Leader Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.] in respect of press freedom. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: [...]

October 18, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: “He Said, She Said”

DBID: “He Said, She Said” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating the DBID integrity saga and presenting (with thanks to Councillor Eileen MURPHY [Ind.]) a response by Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.] to some (but not all) of [...]

October 11, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Car Cruising PSPO – Another Fatal Flaw

SBC Car Cruising PSPO – Another Fatal Flaw Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY piles on the agony. The SBC Car Cruising PSPO is unenforceable on several grounds (three so far and more to come) – which perhaps explains why no Fixed [...]

October 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Night of the Long Noses

DBID: Night of the Long Noses an “in My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing some “openness and transparency”, in the public interest, on the Pinnochio contest that is presently driving a wedge into the heart of the SBC Labour [...]

October 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Money With Menaces?

An Open Letter from regular contributor NIGEL WARD to Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.], Scarborough Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Economy, Communities & Commercial, reporting evidence of possible coercive practice in the implementation of the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Councillor Liz [...]

September 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Budget – a Balancing Act”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Ind.] (Hunmanby Ward), contemplating just how the Leader, Councillor Steve Siddons [Lab.], will contrive, with his minority administration, to achieve the necessary majority to pass the 2020/21 Budget, given [...]

September 27, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: SBC Claims Civil Unrest on the Cards

DBID: SBC Claims Civil Unrest on the Cards an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the latest farcical attempt at secrecy at the Puzzle Palace. ~~~~~ Regular readers will recall that the Enquirer has published a number of [...]

September 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Broken Promises #3 – Cllr Jim Grieve

“Broken Promises” is a series of articles looking at the election promises of councillors who were elected to Scarborough Borough Council in May 2019 and their actions as your Borough Council representatives since. Third on the list is Cllr Jim [...]

September 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Final Fantasy”

A Letter to the Editor from former SBC Councillor and serving Secretary to the Independent Group, NORMAN MURPHY, setting out his opinion that the electoral facts and figures confirm the extent of the Tory collapse at Scarborough Borough Council, and [...]

September 21, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Vegetables: Do You Like Leeks?

Readers who appreciated the opportunity to scrutinise the financial figures surrounding SBC’s next proposed white elephant on the Argos site may be interested to examine the SBC – Benchmark Waterpark contract. [...]

September 17, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council