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A Bad Case of Piles?

A Bad Case of Piles? North Yorks Enquirer Harbours Correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS, whose forensic examinations of SBC Harbours procedures and practices is always scrupulously accurate, has identified yet another ‘irregularity’ in the background to the universally unpopular West Pier ‘regeneration’ [...]

November 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken?

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on simmering allegations of corruption regarding the sale of the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool to HQ Hotels (Mr Nick THOMAS MBE). ~~~~~ Background [...]

October 17, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Letters from the (Sea) Front

Letters from the (Sea) Front Resistance to Scarborough Borough Council’s fiercely opposed proposal to access £5 million of Town Deal Fund cash and throw a further £6.4 million of Council reserves to ‘regenerate’ the Scarborough West Pier, in disregard of [...]

September 4, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Miss the Boat (Hoist) – Yet Again

SBC Miss the Boat (Hoist) – Yet Again North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the curious disappearance of plans for a Boat Hoist from the Town Deal application for grant funding for the ‘regeneration’ of Scarborough’s West Pier. [...]

September 1, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Missing: 1 Boat Hoist

Missing: 1 Boat Hoist NYE Harbours Correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS identifies another significant omission from the Council’s duties to Harbour-users. As ever, ALLAN makes his point by citing the Council’s own words . . . ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council claims that part [...]

March 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Latest Performance at the End of the West Pier

Latest Performance at the End of the West Pier NYE Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS shines his spotlight on an extraordinary but not entirely successful juggling act. ~~~~~ There are many – especially those within the fishing industry at Scarborough – who [...]

February 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Mystery Benefactor Offers Town Square Deal

Mystery Benefactor Offers Town Square Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing another extraordinary ‘leaked’ document – a letter which one would imagine Scarborough Borough Council may have preferred to consider ‘behind closed doors’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

December 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

CWTRA Evaluation

CWTRA Evaluation Guest Author Aledeman NORMAN MURPHY attempts to make some sense out of the shambolic Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residents’ Association Meeting. ~~~~~ As was expected, the Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residenst’ Association (CWTRA) meeting, held at Scarborough  Library on Tuesday 23rd November, where Council Officers [...]

December 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

CWTRA Meeting – Outcome & Votes

CWTRA Meeting – Outcome & Votes – an “In My View ” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Last night’s meeting of the Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residents’ Association (CWTRA), according to reports from those present, was an acrimonious affair, characterised [...]

November 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

CWTRA Meeting: ARGOS

CWTRA Meeting: ARGOS – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing news and commentary of the forthcoming (and long-awaited) meeting of the Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residents’ Association – where residents can expect to come under the full [...]

November 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council