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“The Last Chance Saloon”

Today’s Guest Author is long-serving Scarborough Borough Councillor NORMAN MURPHY, who points out – presumably for the benefit of some of his fellow Councillors – what the wider public knows all too well; without a change of leadership next May, [...]

August 2, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

OPEN LETTER to SBC Monitoring Officer Mrs Lisa Dixon

An Open Letter from transparency campaigner Geoff PICKERING to Scarborough Borough Council Director of Legal & Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Mrs Lisa DIXON, seeking to ensure SBC council tax-payers do not bear the costs of any improper actions on the part [...]

July 31, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Formal Complaints? Or Misconduct Grievances?

Formal Complaints? Or Misconduct Grievances? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, responding to readers’ enquiries concerning Scarborough Borough Council’s treatment of one of its own Councillor’s fully-evidenced Formal Corporate Complaints. ~~~~~ This present article is rather technical and [...]

July 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut A paper-trail by Guest Author ALI WILKINS. ~~~~~ After the Scarborough Borough Council meeting this month (on 02.07.18), I was compelled to write to the new Mayor, Cllr Joseph Plant. My email below is self-explanatory. From: [...]

July 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“PSPO: No Cruising! Carry on Boozing!”

Two Letters to the Editor from Scarborough readers who are less than impressed by Scarborough Borough Council’s latest foray into the world of mindless dictatorship. It should be pointed out that Councillor Andrew JENKINSON [Con.] – the loveable buffoon pictured [...]

July 13, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd by Guest Author ALI WILKINS ~~~~~ Over the last 4 years there have been numerous planning applications and amendments by Roland Duce (Benchmark) for the Apartments, Multiplex Cinema, Restaurants and a Multi-storey Car Park on the old [...]

July 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

For Sale: Scarborough B&Bs and Small Hotels

Another nail was hammered into the coffin of small business owners in Scarborough as the Conservative dominated Planning Committee voted to allow the construction of a 5 storey hotel on Burniston Road Car Park. On top of the hotels and [...]

July 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Riddle of The Sands”

Guest Author ALI WILKINS offers a potted history of the “The Riddle of The Sands”. ~~~~~ The slowness of the development of the North Side of Scarborough caused me to look at just how long this has been going on. [...]

July 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

VPC: Value for Money?

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, the Enquirer’s correspondent for Harbours, has been applying further scrutiny to the financial viability of the Vincent Pier Crane (VPC) in Scarborough Harbour – another major coup for Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.]. ~~~~~ [...]

June 23, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council