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Former SBC Cllr Convicted of CSA Offence

Former SBC Cllr Convicted of CSA Offence an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting an interesting fact overlooked by our local/regional newspapers. ~~~~~ On 15th May 2018, Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet reviewed its publication of Statutory Notices, favouring [...]

October 2, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a call for an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council. ~~~~~ According to a Press Release received yesterday evening, nine Scarborough Borough Councillors, [...]

September 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“SBC: The (not so) Grim RIPA”

A very welcome Letter to the Editor from ANNE SKEOGH, who writes to clarify the legalities behind Scarborough Borough Council’s unlawful practice and policy of intercepting email communications between members of the public and elected Councillors – confirming views expressed [...]

September 22, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: ‘We Are NEVER Wrong!’

SBC: ‘We Are NEVER Wrong!’ Guest Author, former SBC Independent Councillor, MIKE WARD, advocates the abolition of North Yorkshire’s Borough and District Councils and would bid fare-thee-well to their wildly over-paid top Officers. ~~~~~ “But then there was one…” SBC [...]

September 17, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Open Air Loser”

An Open Letter from TONY RANDERSON (a Councillor at both North Yorkshire County Council and Scarborough Borough Council) to Councillor Martin Smith [Con.], Portfolio Holder for Tourism regarding the financial disaster known locally as “the OAT”. OAT losses were first [...]

September 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Flamingo Land Tory Donations V

Tory Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the now demolished Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tories. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission [...]

September 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Let’s Not Bother”

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sums up SBC’s lackadaisical attitude to Health & Safety. ~~~~~ The response by SBC with regard to the end of the “Swan Princess” boat-trips around Peasholm Lake raises some interesting points on just how this Council [...]

September 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC September Council Review

SBC September Council Review by ALI WILKINS, bringing the 3rd September meeting of SBC Full Council to a wider audience, without losing (or spending) a penny. And presenting that long-running Scarborough farce ‘That’s Not The Way To Do It!’. ~~~~~ [...]

September 11, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall

Another SBC FOIA Stone-Wall an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, dissecting yet another SBC FOIA response riddled with unadulterated evasions and implausible lies. ~~~~~ Four-and-a-half months ago, on 17th April 2018, a member of the public (a Mr [...]

September 6, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

NYE Investigates SBC Blacklists

NYE Investigates SBC’s Blacklists by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Regular readers will know that in the interests of transparency and democracy, the North Yorks Enquirer (NYE) has been pursuing the issue e mail interception of Councillors emails by Scarborough Borough Council [...]

September 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council