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“Let’s Not Bother”

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sums up SBC’s lackadaisical attitude to Health & Safety. ~~~~~ The response by SBC with regard to the end of the “Swan Princess” boat-trips around Peasholm Lake raises some interesting points on just how this Council [...]

September 12, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Peasholm ‘Swan’ Ducks Safety

Peasholm ‘Swan’ Ducks Safety Guest Author Allan ROBERTS reports on another Health & Safety oversight on the part of Scarborough Borough Council, who had opportunity to comment but declined to do so. ~~~~~ Each and every vessel carrying more than [...]

August 20, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Revenue First – Safety Last”

A Letter to the Editor from Mr Bob ROBERTS, in response to a recent Guest Author article, on the subject of the rank mismanagement of traffic on West Pier, Scarborough. Mr ROBERTS declares an interest in the future of Scarborough [...]

August 17, 2018 Letters

“High Risk – Low Safety Standards”

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another SBC organisational fiasco, this time down on Scarborough’s West Pier. ~~~~~ The recent article published by NYE and written by Ali Wilkins entitled “Talk to the Wall” and dated 31st May 2018 – [...]

August 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

VPC: Value for Money?

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, the Enquirer’s correspondent for Harbours, has been applying further scrutiny to the financial viability of the Vincent Pier Crane (VPC) in Scarborough Harbour – another major coup for Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.]. ~~~~~ [...]

June 23, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Repeating the Same Mistakes”

“Repeating the Same Mistakes” Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another example of Scarborough Borough Council Officers knowing better than the people they are paid to serve – and, in particular, those who know their working environment far, far better. [...]

June 15, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

To Market, to Market, to Buy a Fat Pig

To Market, to Market, to Buy a Fat Pig Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS of Scarborough has been following a member of the public’s efforts to unravel the mystery of the Scarborough Public Market website, with its 21st-century “Click & Collect” [...]

April 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment In response to the latest in a series of articles on the Enquirer concerning Bathing Water Quality in Scarborough’s South Bay, one Facebook user (clearly a wag) posted the following rhetorical question: “We could [...]

November 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

S’borough South Bay Water Quality – POOR (Official)

S’borough South Bay Water Quality – POOR (Official) – a brief report by NIGEL WARD on the on-going ‘mysterious’ pollution problem. ~~~~~ Now that the summer season in sunny Scarborough has come to an end, readers are reminded that the [...]

October 18, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Fish Landings – a Booming ‘Decline’

A Guest Author article by our Harbours Correspondent, ALLAN ROBERTS, illustrating the blind ignorance of our harbour decision-makers. ~~~~~ An article in the Scarborough News dated 7th September 2017 is headlined, “Major new plans for Scarborough harbour” In that article [...]

September 15, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council