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“The Cinematographer’s Party”

Guest author ALI WILKINS reports on the Planning Consent for the Northside Multiplex Cinema. ~~~~~ Five years down the line and we are still waiting for the promised Multiplex Cinema.  Many of you will know from my previous articles I [...]

November 19, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Armed Forces Day & The National Anthem

Armed Forces Day & The National Anthem by Guest Author ALI WILKINS, questioning why SBC Legal Director Mrs Lisa DIXON chose NOT to have the National Anthem played at the Armed Forces Day Flag-raising ceremony. ~~~~~ Armed Forces Day & [...]

August 26, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“D.I.Y. Demolitions”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident ALI WILKINS, who has picked up on a cool half-million (or two) that will come as a surprise to many. ~~~ Nobody could fail to have noticed the changes at SBC over [...]

May 12, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going on?

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going On? Guest Author ALI WILKINS asks the questions everyone is asking about the precariouss position of the Alpamare Waterpark. ~~~~~ I listened to the interview Yorkshire Coast Radio conducted with Roland Duce (Benchmark): www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2785371/scarboroughs-alpamare-owes-landlord-28m/ [...]

January 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Missing: A Pair of Balls

Guest Author ALI WILKINS examines Scarborough Borough Council’s accounting of Scarborough town centre footfall, as reported by Yorkshire Coast Radio under the title “Scarborough Footfall Drops By Nearly A Quarter According To Figures”. ~~~~~ I saw the article on the [...]

December 14, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Another £11K down the OAT Plug-Hole

Another £11K down the OAT Plug-Hole an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, unearthing more expenditure omitted from SBC claims that only(!) £107K was spent on the OAT, an alleged ‘saving’ of £25K on the budgeted £132K. ~~~~~ Further [...]

October 24, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Britney Jeers

Britney Jeers Guest Author ALI WILKINS reviews the OAT event of the year. ~~~~~ With all the hype in the last months about the coming of Britney to the OAT it was sad, to say the least, that her concert [...]

August 22, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Deaf In One Ear?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and forty-sixth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and [...]

July 30, 2018 Photoons

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut

New Mayor’s Double-Standards Debut A paper-trail by Guest Author ALI WILKINS. ~~~~~ After the Scarborough Borough Council meeting this month (on 02.07.18), I was compelled to write to the new Mayor, Cllr Joseph Plant. My email below is self-explanatory. From: [...]

July 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd by Guest Author ALI WILKINS ~~~~~ Over the last 4 years there have been numerous planning applications and amendments by Roland Duce (Benchmark) for the Apartments, Multiplex Cinema, Restaurants and a Multi-storey Car Park on the old [...]

July 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council