Sunday 21st October 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“The Abolition of SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike WARD [Ind.], who knows – from the ‘inside’ – whereof he speaks. ~~~~~ WHITBY – THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW No ill-conceived or badly-worded petition was needed to [...]

June 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

County/Borough Cllr Slams ‘Local Rag’

A Letter to the Editor from County & Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], taking to task the Scarborough News for sloppy and misleading reporting of a contentious new housing development within his area of responsibility. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, You may [...]

June 2, 2018 Letters

“Scarborough Borough Council (LA) Confidential”

“Scarborough Borough Council (LA) Confidential” A Letter to the Editor from Heather RELF of Whitby, who writes to appeal for greater transparency from our second-tier Local Authority (LA) – Scarborough Borough Council – or, in simpler terms, where’s the money? [...]

May 25, 2018 Letters

3 Bike Races and a Mayor’s Nest

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, who writes as a Council Taxpayer, to bemoan the folly that is the Tour de Yorkshire – and to protest the promotion of two more push-bike races in the pipeline [...]

May 17, 2018 Letters

County Councillors’ Allowances – Up Again!

A Letter to the Editor from NYCC and SBC Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.] condemning another unjustifiable rise in County Councillors’ Allowances. Conservatives deftly circumnavigate their own ‘austerity’ policy when it comes to granting themselves a pay rise. ~~~~~ Sir, North [...]

May 15, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

Open Letter (SBC and RIPA)

Open Letter (SBC and RIPA:) Introduction Regular readers will be aware of the ongoing controversies over: Allegations of misuse of Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) misuse of its surveillance powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA). SBC’s policy of [...]

May 10, 2018 Letters

“TdY: Highways & Byways”

Today’s Letter to the Editor is, in fact, directed to County and Borough Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.], whose recent Letter to the Editor has been widely-acclaimed. Previous correspondent Kevin STAINTON, of Scarborough, now responds to Councillor RANDERSON with some helpful [...]

May 4, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

“Half Piste?”

A Letter to the Editor form Borough and County Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.] (Eastfield/Osgodby) from the other side of the ‘people/administration’ divide, following Kevin STAINTON’s “Detour de Yorkshire” Letter of 19th April 2018, regarding the inferior state of ‘off piste’ [...]

April 28, 2018 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council

The Standards Procedure & Biased SBC Officers

An Open Letter from Ali Wilkins regarding the toothless national standards procedure for keeping errant local councillors in line and also the arbitrary and biased application of those rules by the Officers at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Sirs, Remember [...]

April 26, 2018 Letters

“Gizza Job, Bob”

An Open Letter from Mr Ken GRAHAM, local businessman and former Whitby Town Councillor, to Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert GOODWILL [Con.],  commenting on the present reality surrounding the employment boost predicted over seven years ago by Mr GOODWILL, whose [...]

April 24, 2018 Letters