Monday 18th February 2019,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC – Compulsive Gamblers

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers Today’s Guest Author is Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] (Northstead), who is deeply critical of the present SBC administration, for reasons already well-known to everyone in the Borough. ~~~~~ The news that the Alpamare Water Park, built [...]

February 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The ICO Quartet

The ICO Quartet an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, clarifying and expanding upon last weeks’ article regarding ICO data protection registration (or not, as the case seems to be). ~~~~~ In my article of Friday 8th February 2019, [...]

February 12, 2019 District, East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Ryedale District Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Fiddling with the ICO

 SBC: Fiddling with the ICO – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting yet another potentially criminal cock-up by our least-favourite public body. ~~~~~ One may learn a great deal about Scarborough Borough Council simply by examining the [...]

February 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Record Council Tax Rises Across North Yorkshire

Data from the Tax Payer’s Alliance has been released which shows historical data regarding cumulative Council Tax (CT) rises spanning the last twenty years. 2018/19 Council Tax budgets are currently being voted upon. North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) will be [...]

February 5, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The German Alpamare Saga

The German Alpamare Saga Guest Author Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.] shares a personal view on the Alpamare saga. For those who missed local media reports on Thursday’s meeting of SBC’s Audit Committee, Finance Director Nick EDWARDS allegedly stated, in regard [...]

February 2, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

N. Yorkshire’s Poor Relations

N. Yorkshire’s Poor Relations an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, lamenting further evidence that the Borough of Scarborough is nowhere near to fulfilling its service potential. Is an increase in Council Tax the answer? Or a decrease in [...]

February 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sets forth a number of salient reminders as the May 2019 local election campaigns crank up. ~~~~~ It’s now less than 100 days to our local elections. In fact, it’s 95 [...]

January 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

O.A.T. ~ Opening At Times?

O.A.T. ~ Opening At Times? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the profit-sharing potential for SBC’s Open Air Theatre 2019 season. ~~~~~ While everybody’s attention is turned to the on-going mysteries of the £9M SBC/BLL/Alpamare relationship, mine [...]

January 27, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Recipe for Disaster”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, a prospective candidate for the forthcoming Scarborough Borough Council elections in May, criticising the Council’s intentions regarding Dean Road Depot and the Manor Road Nurseries, in the light of the Futurist fiasco, [...]

January 26, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council