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“Cllr. Riley Exposes Himself . . .”

“Councillor Riley Exposes Himself – to Ridicule” A Letter to the Editor from a very defensive Independent Councillor, Paul RILEY, expressing his resentment of criticism and general lack of political ‘savvy’. With a view to untangling his misconceptions, the editor [...]

February 10, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Threat Too Far”

“A Threat Too Far” A Letter to the Editor from a septuagenarian elector of the Borough who has shared with the Enquirer a letter of complaint to SBC CEO Mike Greene that confirms a pattern of behaviour as reported in [...]

January 26, 2021 Letters

NYP COVID Fines Fraudulent?

NYP COVID Fines Fraudulent? A Letter to the Editor from HEINRIK PORZEL, offering an alternative perspective on breaches of the COVID-19 Regulations,  in response to TIM HICKS’ recent article “The Roseberry Topping Controversy”. ~~~~~ Dear Sir I was interested in [...]

December 16, 2020 Letters, North Yorkshire Police

Whitby School Partnership (£100K)

Whitby School Partnership (£100K) A Letter to the Editor from W. SMITH, regarding a bizarre twist in what used to be known as the Eskdale School saga. ~~~~~ Sir, I have just read the attached document (see below) proposing an [...]

December 1, 2020 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“I Didn’t Vote Labour”

“I Didn’t Vote Labour” A Letter to the Editor from FRANK CHALMERS, commenting on the achievements of the present SBC administration. ~~~~~ Mr Editor, I write to register my absolute disappointment with the current administration at Scarborough Council; that of [...]

November 26, 2020 Letters

“Public Questions: It’s a Knock-Out!”

Today’s Letter to the Editor, in a rare exception to Enquirer policy in respect of the mandatory attribution of sources, is published anonymously at the special request of the author, a prominent Scarborough businessman of over half a century’s tenure, [...]

November 21, 2020 Letters

“SBC Auditors Controversy”

“SBC Auditors Controversy” As well as covering crime and parliamentary affairs, Tim Hicks is also a Chartered Accountant. The Enquirer asked him for his opinion on the recent Financial Reporting Council report into the quality of the local authority audits [...]

November 5, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Whitby Winter Welcome”

“Whitby Winter Welcome” A Letter to the Editor from motorhomer and lifelong Whitby enthusiast TOM PEIL, of Preston, who does not intend to be deterred by the SBC Labour Leader’s small-minded ‘cold shoulder’ – to the Whitby Abbey Aire proposal, [...]

October 29, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“North Yorkshire Devolution”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough and Whitby Town Councillor MIKE WARD [Ind.], offering his considered opinion on the forthcoming reformation of local government arrangements – the first for almost half a century. ~~~~~ Sir, The NY [...]

October 26, 2020 Letters

“The Good, the BID and the Ugly”

“The Good, the BID and the Ugly” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, who takes issue with the information provided by Yorkshire Coast BID Chairman, Mr Clive Rowe-Evans, on 23rd July 2020, and subsequently reproduced in [...]

August 14, 2020 Letters