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“A Stamp of Approval”

“A Stamp of Approval” A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, questioning the wisdom of the proposals for the site of the former ARGOS building and adjacent land: the case for a real Town Square. ~~~~~ Sir, Having lived [...]

July 1, 2020 Letters

“Second Opinion”

“Second Opinion” A Letter to the Editor from BRIAN MATHEWS, responding to NIGEL WARD’s widely-read report “YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One]” and adding some further observations. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, On your recommendation, I have watched the Council meeting regarding the [...]

June 29, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“A Breath of Fresh AIRE”

“A Breath of Fresh AIRE“ A Letter to the Editor by IAN LOWNDES, from Derbyshire, writing in response to the “Whitby Abbey Aire“ initiative launched by campaigner ANDY STRANGEWAY and Enquirer stalwart NIGEL WARD, promoting a winter off-season facility for [...]

June 22, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“NYP: Biased or Not?”

“NYP: Biased or Not?” A Letter to the Editor from RODGER DOWNING of Scarborough, questioning an apparent double-standard in the policing of the Coronavirus Regulations. ~~~~~ Dear Editor Is North Yorkshire Police BIASED in applying Lockdown Rules? My property was [...]

June 19, 2020 Letters, Police

“Follies, Failures & Fools”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, Scarborough businessman and former SBC election Independent candidate for the Falsgrave & Stepney ward. ~~~~~ Sir, As a local businessman, whose business will hopefully still be viable when the lockdown ends, I [...]

June 15, 2020 Letters

“Money for Nothing”

“Money for Nothing” A Letter to the Editor from BRIAN MATHEWS of Scarborough who has been examining the recent efforts of the Borough’s least favourite tourism promotion agency – and found them wanting. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Yorkshire Coast BID – [...]

June 12, 2020 Letters

“The New Normal?”

A Letter to the Editor from IAN DIXON, expressing his concerns regarding the nature of “the new normal”. ~~~~~ Sir, Who would have predicted a year ago that our country would be in the state it is in now? We [...]

May 13, 2020 Letters

Digital Dithering

Digital Dithering A Letter to the Editor from BOB ROBERTS, enquiring about the fate of democracy when local authority functions are reduced to virtual ‘meetings’, behind closed shutters. ~~~~~ Sir, So the Scarborough News announces that SBC will hold virtual [...]

May 12, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Sirius Consequences

Sirius Consequences A Letter to the Editor from IAN DIXON of Whitby, bemoaning tragic consequences for local investors in the Sirius Minerals project. ~~~~~ As a local, I campaigned from the start for the Sirius Project, attending lots of meetings [...]

January 11, 2020 Letters

“One Out? All Out!”

“One Out? All Out!” A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Unaff.Ind.], whose lack of confidence in Councillor Siddons is matched only by her lack of confidence in other leading candidates. ~~~~~ To the editor, Only days [...]

December 27, 2019 Letters