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Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury

Whitby Piers: Insult to Injury an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an insensitive start to the restoration of Whitby Piers (suspended now for the winter months but back in action in time for the local elections) [...]

December 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’

The All-Seeing ‘Eye’ Scarborough Borough Council’s attempts to keep secret the names of the seven magnificent individuals ‘deemed’ to be “unreasonably persistent complainants” (i.e. those with legitimate grievances against the Council for whom all avenues of redress continue to be [...]

December 24, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Christmas Cavil”

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con) by NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS, wishing him a Happy Christmas amongst the snowflakes. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: 19 December 2018 21:20 To: ‘Cllr.Derek Bastiman’ Subject: FW: Hi Dearest [...]

December 20, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Missing: A Pair of Balls

Guest Author ALI WILKINS examines Scarborough Borough Council’s accounting of Scarborough town centre footfall, as reported by Yorkshire Coast Radio under the title “Scarborough Footfall Drops By Nearly A Quarter According To Figures”. ~~~~~ I saw the article on the [...]

December 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Internet Ethics of SBC?”

A Letter to the Editor from NYE Crime Correspondent TIM HICKS regarding certain “ambiguities” in Scarborough Borough Council’s policy on Councillors’ social media activities and email traffic. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I have read the various articles concerning Councillor Randerson, Councillor [...]

December 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Mayor Called Upon to RESIGN!

SBC Mayor Called Upon to RESIGN! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the escalating ‘war’ raging within Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Following a seemingly orchestrated series of Tweets and re-Tweets (follow the link for details) [...]

December 4, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire!

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a preliminary report on the smear campaign against Councillors who proposed a Vote of No Confidence in Scarborough Mayor, the ever-popular Councillor Joe PLANT [Con.]. ~~~~~ [...]

December 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy TIM HICKS – the Man in the Irony Mask – has written to Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con). ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Plea for Mercy I hope this e mail finds you [...]

November 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the affection for secrecy that characterises the practices and policies of Scarborough Borough Council – a gate-keepers’ guide to unaccountability. ~~~~~ Regular readers will, no [...]

November 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Letter to the Leader

SBC: Letter to the Leader by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Cllr Derek Bastiman Scarborough Borough Council Town Hall, St Nicholas Street Scarborough, YO11 2HG ~//~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Open Letter concerning Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) policy of maintaining a “Blacklist” of [...]

November 20, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council