Friday 14th December 2018,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Letters" Category

“The Public Are Not Fooled”

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.] – the elected member at the heart of the current scandal surrounding SBC Chief Exec Jim DILLON’s abuse of ‘power’ – offering a balanced critique of the recently published [...]

August 6, 2018 Letters

OPEN LETTER to SBC Monitoring Officer Mrs Lisa Dixon

An Open Letter from transparency campaigner Geoff PICKERING to Scarborough Borough Council Director of Legal & Democratic Services and Monitoring Officer, Mrs Lisa DIXON, seeking to ensure SBC council tax-payers do not bear the costs of any improper actions on the part [...]

July 31, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“PSPO: No Cruising! Carry on Boozing!”

Two Letters to the Editor from Scarborough readers who are less than impressed by Scarborough Borough Council’s latest foray into the world of mindless dictatorship. It should be pointed out that Councillor Andrew JENKINSON [Con.] – the loveable buffoon pictured [...]

July 13, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“No Room at the Inn”

A Letter to the Editor from SBC (and NYCC) Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.] expressing his sorrow and regret that the Council has resolved to decline to accept the government’s request to take its share of the bona fide asylum seekers [...]

July 4, 2018 Letters

“Horse-Trading” (Whistleblower #1)

“Horse-Trading” (Whistleblower #1) Following publication of our recent “APPEAL TO POTENTIAL WHISTLEBLOWERS” , the Enquirer has already attracted a big player. With her/his identity secured under our guarantee of confidentiality, an East Yorkshire Tory member has ‘blown the whistle’ on [...]

July 2, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters

“House of Secrets”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, who responds to Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter (itself a response to a Letter from Heather RELF), commenting on the affection for secrecy that permeates Scarborough Borough Council Town Hall. [...]

June 26, 2018 Letters

“Selective Prohibition?”

A Letter to the Editor from popular Scarborough contributor Ali WILKINS, commenting on Scarborough Borough Council’s Public Space Protection Order policy (PSPO) in relation to the Scarborough Car Cruise – and other (wisely unspecified) organised events in the Borough. ~~~~~ [...]

June 21, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Non-Responsive” – Cllr Blasts SBC Secrecy

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who responds to a recent contribution from Heather RELF, addressing the culture of secrecy at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I refer to H. Relf’s letter, [...]

June 19, 2018 Letters

“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