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CEO’s Weekend in Paris?

CEO’s Weekend in Paris? Following recent articles (here and here) concerning hitherto undisclosed “operational costs” paid out by Scarborough Borough Council under the heading ‘Open Air Theatre’, Guest Author BOB ROBERTS has been trawling the SBC website for other gems [...]

October 22, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

OAT: The ‘Unmentionable’ Quarter-Million

OAT: The ‘Unmentionable’ Quarter-Million an Open Letter to Councillor Mrs Elizabeth COLLING [Lab.], in her capacity as Chair of the Overview & Scrutiny Board of Scarborough Borough Council, seeking clarification in regards to the Council’s public statements concerning the “operating [...]

October 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

OAT: Number-Juggling

OAT: Number-Juggling Guest Author ALI WILKINS catches a few dropped balls in SBC’s OAT ‘reputational management’ campaign – otherwsie known as the Cuffe & Taylor Benefit Society. ~~~~~ I read with interest the article in the Scarborough News concerning the [...]

October 18, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

STRANGEWAY Challenges SBC ‘Car Cruise’ PSPO

STRANGEWAY Challenges SBC ‘Car Cruise’ PSPO East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Andy STRANGEWAY [Ind.Ind.] has intervened in the matter of Scarborough Borough Council’s peculiar action to regulate ‘car cruising’ in certain parts of the Borough under a Public Space Protection [...]

October 17, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

CEO’s ‘Leaked’ Memo – What a Joke!

The following document – purportedly a ‘leaked’ draft memorandum, allegedly from the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service to his masters, the democratically elected Councillors of the Borough (but not their masters, the sovereign electorate) – is reproduced below without [...]

October 16, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Taking Goodwill Too Far?

Taking Goodwill Too Far? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting our MP’s ignorance and a news-outlet’s apparent desire to conceal it. ~~~~~ On Monday 8th October 2018, I was contacted by an extremely angry member of the [...]

October 9, 2018 Misc, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Letter of the Law”

A Letter to the Editor from former East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Geoff Pickering in response to Nigel Ward’s widely-read opinion piece “SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling”, published 7th October 2018. The hole gets deeper. ~~~~~ Sir, You can dispel any [...]

October 9, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling

SBC: CEO DILLON Reeling an “In My View” article, sharing some opinions on SBC CEO Jim DILLON’s evasion (or do I mean ‘avoidance’?) of scrutiny. ~~~~~ Rhetorical question: Finding himself up a certain well-known creek without available means of propulsion, [...]

October 7, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Former SBC Cllr Convicted of CSA Offence

Former SBC Cllr Convicted of CSA Offence an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting an interesting fact overlooked by our local/regional newspapers. ~~~~~ On 15th May 2018, Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet reviewed its publication of Statutory Notices, favouring [...]

October 2, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a call for an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council. ~~~~~ According to a Press Release received yesterday evening, nine Scarborough Borough Councillors, [...]

September 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council