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Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again!

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again! an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Pressure on Scarborough Borough Council’s Audit Committee has notched up yet again with the release of a second solicitor’s letter from Mr Gareth [...]

June 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Billy Dumb’s Circus

Billy Dumb’s Circus Today’s Guest Author is none other than former SBC Councillor and current voice of the people Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, crtiticising the fudged ‘Zoom’ meeting over the ARGOS/TOWN SQUARE madness. ~~~~~ Sadly, as many people have commented, the [...]

June 10, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Deputy Leader’ Goes On Strike

Mardy Labour Councillor, Liz Colling, who claims to be deputy leader of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) when no such position exists, has clearly had enough of workshy SBC leader Steve Siddons. Blairite Colling, who is desperate to lead the council, [...]

June 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: More Waste of Levypayer’s Money

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough commentator BRIAN MATHEWS, whose opinion of the projects floated by the Yorkshire Coast BID – thus far, at least – is no higher than deserved. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, More Waste of Levypayer’s Money [...]

June 5, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Siddons Torpedoes Argos Flagship?

The economic fallout from the unnecessary Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) requesting another vote on Labour leader Siddons’ flagship Argos project. The Argos project spends £22million of taxpayer’s money on a building to replace [...]

June 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Duty Of Care – Working From Home

Duty Of Care – Working From Home Campaigner and occasional Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY has posed a very interesting series of questions to SBC CEO Mr Mike GREENE (pictured above) – questions which may well have a far wider impact. He [...]

June 2, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Zooming in on the BID Ballot

Zooming in on the BID Ballot an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Beleaguered tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire coast will be encouraged to learn that the Audit Committee of Scarborough Council has at last been summoned to [...]

May 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough’s Laziest Councillors – May 2020

Just before the May 2nd 2019 Local Elections for Scarborough Borough Council an article was published which listed the attendance records of councillors seeking re-election. This year we take a closer look at the attendance records of those councillors who [...]

May 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…)

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…) an Open Letter by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS Town Hall St Nicholas St Scarborough North Yorks YO11 2HG Telephone: 01723-232323 Email: cllr.steve.siddons@scarborough.gov.uk Steve, Apropos the Yorkshire Coast BID I write to you on [...]

May 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council