Thursday 22nd March 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Letters" Category

“The Shortest of Straws”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, expressing an interesting perspective on SBC’s masterful lending of £9M to Benchmark – against the gilt-edged security of land it already owns. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Recently on Tripadvisor Alpamare Scarborough [...]

January 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

An Open Letter to the SBC Leader

An Open Letter to Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] from Enquirer contributor TIM HICKS, also submitted directly, via email, on the subject (ironically) of opened emails . . . ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Open Letter concerning Electronic [...]

January 2, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Tony’s Christmas Message”

A Christmas Message from Tony RANDERSON – humanist, trade-unionist, and local politician at Borough and County level. ~~~~~ A few thoughts on the Season of Goodwill to All – with a New Year fast approaching . . . My thoughts [...]

December 25, 2017 Letters

“All for One and One for All”

A Letter to the Editor from Ian DIXON of Whitby, a keen follower of local government affairs, who writes to express his support for Councillor Rob BARNETT’s call for the abolition of Scarborough Borough Council and the establishment of a [...]

December 22, 2017 Letters

“What The Frack?!”

A Guest Author Ryan SHEADER of Scarborough has been following events at KM8 – the Kirby Misperton ‘fracking’ site. This report provides some much-needed background information – some of it deeply disturbing. ~~~~~ I read with interest the recent article [...]

December 18, 2017 Letters

“Eskdale and a Wry Smile”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.], celebrating the widely-acclaimed OfSTED ‘verdict’ on Eskdale School  – ‘GOOD’. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Eskdale and a Wry Smile The town knew, the students knew, the parents knew, and [...]

December 17, 2017 Letters

“Benchmark Butchers Bambi!”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident (and former SBC Officer) Rita HOLMES, who writes to shed light on another disturbing example of the seemingly ‘special relationship’ between Scarborough Borough Council and Benchmark – otherwise known as the Roland [...]

December 14, 2017 Letters

“Our Broken Council”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] responding to Scarborough News editor Ed ASQUITH’s editorial comments in the Scarborough News of Thursday 7th December 2017. ~~~~~ Sir, Re Ed Asquith’s Editors Letter So the editor [...]

December 10, 2017 Letters

“Whose Futurist Is It, Anyway?”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS, of Scarborough, who writes in the hope of eliciting an answer to a question Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.], Leader of the Council, keeps dodging: Whose Stephen Joseph Theatre is it, anyway? The [...]

November 29, 2017 Letters

“Disappearing Evidential Emails”

A Letter to the Editor from former Redcar & Cleveland Borough Councillor David WILLIAMS, who writes about his experiences concerning the interception and ‘disappearance’ of his own emails – after raising their vital evidential importance with Council legal Officers. Hmmm. [...]

November 27, 2017 Letters