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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

Suits versus Oilskins

Suits versus Oilskins Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS presents a brief history of Harbours management (and manipulation) over the past 5 years. ~~~~~ As the implementation of the Harbour ‘Masterplan’ for Scarborough Harbour rumbles along – with no sign of the [...]

November 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

A Fishy Smell at Scarborough Harbour

A Fishy Smell at Scarborough Harbour NYE Harbours correspondent  ALLAN ROBERTS presents a timeline (gleaned entirely from public record documentation) which typifies the cavalier approach taken by Scarborough Borough Council to its duties to consult ratepayers/residents before embarking on significant [...]

August 26, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Borough Dredger Hits Harbour Paydirt

Scarborough Borough Dredger Hits Harbour Paydirt NYE Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another inefficient disbursement of public funds. ~~~~~ In 2014, a Report entitled ‘Scarborough Borough Dredging System Overview’ and authored by the Borough Harbour Master Capt Ian Vasey, [...]

November 16, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council