Thursday 14th December 2017,
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“In Defence of Local Democracy”

In Defence of Local Democracy by Guest Author SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.], who serves in the Streonshalh ward along with Councillor Sandra TURNER [Con.] – whose contribution to the debate would be warmly welcomed. ~~~~~ Firstly, thank you for [...]

October 1, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the outcome of another Standards fiasco. ~~~~~ Readers may recall an incident which took place at Whitby Town Council on [...]

September 29, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

Scarborough UKIP Councillor Returns To ‘Independent’ Roots

Scarborough UKIP Councillor Returns To ‘Independent’ Roots Scarborough Borough Councillor Sam CROSS has resigned from UKIP – the party he joined four years ago – to return to his independent roots. Councillor CROSS, who represents the town of Filey on [...]

September 27, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Save The Futurist – Update

Save The Futurist  – Update The Save The Futurist Theatre – Official page on Facebook has published the following up-date: Share This: [...]

September 20, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Fish Landings – a Booming ‘Decline’

A Guest Author article by our Harbours Correspondent, ALLAN ROBERTS, illustrating the blind ignorance of our harbour decision-makers. ~~~~~ An article in the Scarborough News dated 7th September 2017 is headlined, “Major new plans for Scarborough harbour” In that article [...]

September 15, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Down at the Bottom of the Heap”

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.], commenting on the Social Marketing Foundation’s verdict on the Borough of Scarborough insofar as it reflects the ‘rose-tinted’ Leadership of Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.]. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, “Scarborough: The [...]

September 14, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Futurist Lies Exposed?

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) recently made a planning application to itself to demolish the Futurist Theatre on Foreshore Road. Planning application 17/01714/RG3 can be accessed here. SBC stated: The condition of the Futurist building has also been previously reported to [...]

September 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council


MARRIOTT: That MAZARS Review an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reaching the parts other investigations have not exposed. ~~~~~ The long-anticipated 31st May 2017 MAZARS Review (NOT Investigation) of Scarborough Borough Council’s own internal investigation of whistleblowing allegations [...]

September 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports. ~~~~~ 17th of August 2017 saw the welcome return of the Scarborough Borough Council owned dredger “Sandsend”  back to Scarborough Harbour to undertake essential dredging in the port, in [...]

September 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

The Invitation

The Invitation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the curious case of a group of local business people and taxpayers – and their efforts to engage with the leadership of SBC. ~~~~~ I have been approached by [...]

September 3, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council