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Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim

Open Letter to ‘Silent’ Jim by NIGEL WARD, emailed to Mr DILLON shortly before publication. ~~~~~ Mr James McGarvie DILLON – Head of Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Jim, I write to further the expression [...]

August 14, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“High Risk – Low Safety Standards”

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another SBC organisational fiasco, this time down on Scarborough’s West Pier. ~~~~~ The recent article published by NYE and written by Ali Wilkins entitled “Talk to the Wall” and dated 31st May 2018 – [...]

August 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

OPEN LETTER to Cllr Derek BASTIMAN

OPEN LETTER to Cllr Derek BASTIMAN by TIM HICKS – at a time when the local Johnston Press ‘newspapers’ are in an apparently terminal decline, with the Whitby Gazette reduced to a single staff-member, working from home. Only the North [...]

August 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the ‘state-of-play in the extraordinary stand-off between SBC Chief Executive ‘Silent Jim DILLON and allegedly ‘maverick’ SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.]. The net closes . [...]

August 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Last Chance Saloon”

Today’s Guest Author is long-serving Scarborough Borough Councillor NORMAN MURPHY, who points out – presumably for the benefit of some of his fellow Councillors – what the wider public knows all too well; without a change of leadership next May, [...]

August 2, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

OPEN LETTER to SBC Monitoring Officer Mrs Lisa Dixon

An Open Letter from transparency campaigner Geoff PICKERING to Scarborough Borough Council Director of Legal & Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Mrs Lisa DIXON, seeking to ensure SBC council tax-payers do not bear the costs of any improper actions on the part [...]

July 31, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Formal Complaints? Or Misconduct Grievances?

Formal Complaints? Or Misconduct Grievances? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to readers’ enquiries concerning Scarborough Borough Council’s treatment of one of its own Councillor’s fully-evidenced Formal Corporate Complaints. ~~~~~ This present article is rather technical and [...]

July 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut A paper-trail by Guest Author ALI WILKINS. ~~~~~ After the Scarborough Borough Council meeting this month (on 02.07.18), I was compelled to write to the new Mayor, Cllr Joseph Plant. My email below is self-explanatory. From: [...]

July 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“PSPO: No Cruising! Carry on Boozing!”

Two Letters to the Editor from Scarborough readers who are less than impressed by Scarborough Borough Council’s latest foray into the world of mindless dictatorship. It should be pointed out that Councillor Andrew JENKINSON [Con.] – the loveable buffoon pictured [...]

July 13, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council