Saturday 18th November 2017,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Letters" Category

“Demolish the Cabinet!”

A Letter to the Editor from Dawn HALL of Whitby who, having found her views regarding the Cabinet of Scarborough Borough Council echoed by many of her friends and customers, feels moved to expressing them in the public domain. ~~~~~ Dear [...]

November 14, 2017 Letters

“The Lark of the Covenant”

A Letter to the Editor from Rita HOLMES, of Scarborough, who writes to apprise readers of an apparent breach of a little-known restrictive covenant in connection with a contract between Benchmark and Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, PUBLIC OPEN [...]

November 4, 2017 Letters

“Political Animal – Political Agitator – Political Activist”

A Letter to the Editor from North Yorkshire County and Scarborough Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], who writes, at a time when our local authorities fall under harder scrutiny the ever before, with the result that public trust and confidence [...]

October 26, 2017 Letters

“That Futurist Decision”

Today’s Letter to the Editor, from Bernard BLAGDEN of Hunmanby, is perhaps the most representative of a great many expressions of incomprehension, sadness and anger at Scarborough Borough Council’s (almost) last nail in the coffin of The Futurist Theatre, Scarborough. [...]

October 24, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Groundhog Day in Filey”

A Letter to the Editor from Filey resident, John MOOK, addressing the encroachment on communities of insensitive – but lucrative – Planning Consents. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, The major issue on the news besides Brexit is the present housing crisis. But [...]

October 21, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Who Gives a Frack?”

A Letter to the Editor from Roger BRUTON of Pocklington, highlighting his concerns regarding the burgeoning fracking (hydraulic fracturing) programme in the Yorkshire area. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, On the evening of 9th October I attended a talk at the Milton [...]

October 13, 2017 Letters

“A Little Respect? Too Little Respect!”

A Letter to the Editor from Connie PEACH, responding to the defensive/aggressive reaction of Councillor Phil TRUMPER [Con.] to the publication of news that a Formal Complaint against him (for failing to declare an interest) has been upheld. ~~~~~ Dear [...]

October 10, 2017 Letters

“It is a DISGRACE!”

A Letter to the Editor from Heather RELF, of Whitby, writing in response to Councillor Rob BARNETT’s letter (“Down at the Bottom of the Heap”) of 14th September 2017. ~~~ Dear Editor, It is a DISGRACE! I refer to Rob [...]

September 26, 2017 Letters

“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

“S’borough Salaries 30% Below National Average”

A Letter to the Editor from Kevin STAINTON of Scarborough, in reaction to a Social Marketing Foundation report (‘Living on the edge: Britain’s coastal communities’) highlighting the abysmal average salary in the Borough – 30% below the national average – [...]

September 5, 2017 Letters