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Ethical Standards Comparison between SBC and the NY Enquirer

Ethical Standards Comparison between SBC and the NY Enquirer A Letter to the Editor from NUJ investigative journalist TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Sir, To give readers further confidence in the quality of NYE journalism, I would like to return to the [...]

September 5, 2017 Letters

Yorkshire Soldier Buried in Unmarked Grave Identified

A Letter to the Editor from contributor TIM HICKS, who writes to appeal for relatives of Lance Corporal William “Ginger” Loney of the Parachute Regiment to come forward. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Yorkshire Soldier Buried in Unmarked Grave Identified I was [...]

August 24, 2017 Appeals, Letters

“Do You Trust Your Council?”

A Letter to the Editor from Trevor SAUNDERS of Cottingham, offering a suggestion to remedy the inadequacy of Councils’ Complaints Procedures. ~~~~~ Sirs, Do You Trust Your Council or the Local Government Ombudsman? No? Then let the local taxpayers have [...]

August 1, 2017 Letters

“Harassing the Sentinels”

A Letter to the Editor from TIM HICKS, commenting on abuses of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 to silence the sentinels whose scrutiny keeps our public servants on the straight and narrow. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I write concerning the [...]

July 15, 2017 Letters

“Chamber of Horrors”

A Letter to the Editor from Rob BARNETT, SBC Labour Councillor for Streonshalh ward, responding to recent Meetings of Full Council at at Scarborough Town Hall. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, In the interests of democracy, openness, and transparency in Government, I [...]

July 11, 2017 Letters

“Is It Safe?”

A Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS, who has identified that which apparently passed unnoticed by Councillors present at the Meeting of Full Council on 3rd July 2017 – another deft evasion, by Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], of providing [...]

July 9, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Safe As Houses”

A Letter to the Editor from Rob BARNETT, SBC Labour Councillor for Streonshalh ward, highlighting the danger to life and property posed by the indiscriminate application of austerity. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, “Every person deserves a decent, safe house” I am [...]

July 7, 2017 Letters

“The Importance of Free and Diverse Local Media”

A Letter to the Editor from contributor TIM HICKS, in anticipation, perhaps, of the forthcoming publication of the Mazars Report. Or perhaps in anticipation of Councillor Cockerill’s somewhat delayed response to our request for assurances regarding the cladding on The [...]

July 7, 2017 Letters

An Open Letter to the SBC Leader & Cabinet

An Open Letter to the SBC Leader & Cabinet by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Councillors of the Cabinet, Permit me to offer my personal opinion, under the protection of Article 10 of the ECHR. In the days following the Extraordinary Meeting [...]

July 1, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Perpetual Run-Around”

An Open Letter to SBC Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours, Coast and Flood Protection Councillor Mike COCKERILL, from Adrian PORTER, a Scarborough Harbour user who is tired of the perpetual run-around. Topically typical. ~~~ Dear Councillor Cockerill, I [...]

June 21, 2017 Letters