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“Bye Bye BID” – Failure is an Orphan

“Bye Bye BID” – Failure is an Orphan A Letter to the Editor from a Scarborough Borough businessman typical of several received, but perhaps the most clearly articulated, on the controversial subject of the Yorkshire Coast D-BID. Councillors would do [...]

February 25, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Shameful Deeds/Covenants Dealings

SBC’s Shameful Deeds/Covenants Dealings Guest Author JOHN MOOK takes a close look at SBC’s handling of s.106 monies intended for the benefit of the Filey community – shades of last March’s s.106 debacle. ~~~~~ Background I refer readers to the: [...]

February 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare License Revoked

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) have revoked the premises license for the Alpamare Waterpark. The reason for the premises license revocation lies within the 2003 Licensing Act. The operators of the newly built £14million waterpark were the subject of a winding [...]

February 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllrs Demand Ext.Ord. Meeting to ‘Dump the D-BID’

SBC Cllrs Demand Ext.Ord. Meeting to ‘Dump the D-BID’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an Opposition initiative to take heed of business people’s objections to the apparent ‘greasing of the wheels’ of the Yorkshire Coast [...]

February 18, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

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