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Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost

Dredger Problems Come Home to Roost Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports. ~~~~~ 17th of August 2017 saw the welcome return of the Scarborough Borough Council owned dredger “Sandsend”  back to Scarborough Harbour to undertake essential dredging in the port, in [...]

September 6, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“I Could Have Told You, Vincent!”

On 6th March 2016, the Enquirer published a Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS of Scarborough concerning the abysmal management of the Vincent Pier Crane under the purview of Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours, [...]

August 9, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Is It Safe?”

A Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS, who has identified that which apparently passed unnoticed by Councillors present at the Meeting of Full Council on 3rd July 2017 – another deft evasion, by Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.], of providing [...]

July 9, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

COCKERILL’s West Pier Davits: The Facts

COCKERILL’s West Pier Davits: The Facts by Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, presenting readers with chapter and verse on the monumental arrogance and incompetence behind decision-making processes at Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ In 2006 Scarborough Borough Council installed two fish-landing davits on [...]

June 25, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: South Bay Pollution – The Chips Are Down

SBC: South Bay Pollution – The Chips Are Down A Guest Author article by Bob ROBERTS (who has been investigating the causes of the poor water quality in Cornelian Bay – and now Scarborough South Bay – for some years), [...]

December 11, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Just When You Thought It Was Safe…”

Today’s Guest Author is ALLAN ROBERTS of Scarborough, who has been monitoring Scarborough Borough Council’s reaction to the news that Scarborough South Bay bathing water rating has been down-graded from ‘sufficient’ to ‘poor’. ~~~~~ The 8th November 2016 presented devastating [...]

November 26, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: T.I.C. Tactics

SBC: T.I.C. Tactics an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an incipient crack in the Tory SBC stranglehold. ~~~~~ Readers of the Whitby Gazette and the Scarborough News may have struggled recently to discern any useful information [...]

March 11, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Absence Makes The Representation Non-Existent”

Guest Author Allan ROBERTS of Scarborough (whose powers of scrutiny have identified a very poor performance indeed on the part of Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] [Scalby ward]) informs readers about the quality of representation local fishermen [...]

March 6, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Heavy Losses”

A Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS, pointing out another profligate mis-use of public funds on the watch of Scarborough Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Harbours & Lands, Councillor Mike COCKERILL – the man who thinks he can double [...]

March 6, 2016 Letters

“Sleight Of Hand”

A Letter to the Editor by TIM HICKS, a regular contributor to the North Yorks Enquirer, offering a perspective on the recent perceived sleight of hand at Scarborough Borough Council – seeking to approve five Alderman nominations en bloc, thereby [...]

September 13, 2015 Letters