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Blood on the Parquet at SWCA

Blood on the Parquet at SWCA We report on disturbing events at Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association. Reacting quickly to the latest events at Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, NYE crime reporter Tim Hicks was the first reporter on the [...]

October 28, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Scrutiny On The Bounty”

Apparently CodHead, too, has heard talk about the planned ‘coup’ on board the Good Ship Vanity. [Satire] [...]

December 1, 2018 Cartoons

Cllr BACKHOUSE Resigns from the SBC Cabinet

Cllr BACKHOUSE Resigns from the SBC Cabinet In the wake of last week’s “WHEXIT” – and last night’s “FLEXIT” – it was perhaps to be expected that Councillor Andy BACKHOUSE [Con.] would be the first to seek to distance himself [...]

February 14, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Rogue Male”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-third 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 far beyond. Readers [...]

December 3, 2016 Photoons

SBC: Cabinet Performance Ratings

SBC: Cabinet Performance Ratings In response to a request from a number of Scarborough Borough Councillors, the North Yorks Enquirer has agreed to publish the following Open Letter to the Leader of Scarborough Borough Councillor and his seven Portfolio Holders [...]

November 18, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Leader, The Cabinet & The Futurist

SBC: The Leader, The Cabinet & The Futurist an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an overview of the SBC Cabinet – a tale with a sting in it’s tail. ~~~~~ Throughout the year of 2016, there have [...]

November 13, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC PARKING: Portfolio Holder ‘Dissembles’ In Council

SBC PARKING: Portfolio Holder ‘Dissembles’ In Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the prevailing corporate chaos over unenforceable parking regulations at Scarborough Borough Council and throughout the County of North Yorkshire. ~~~~~ BACKGROUND Readers far [...]

January 12, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Son of Ex-Mayor Andy BACKHOUSE Faces Death Charge

SBC: Son of Ex-Mayor Andy BACKHOUSE Faces Death Charge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a case that has been kept under wraps for too long. ~~~~~ Readers may recall an article published in the Daily Mail [...]

November 26, 2015 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Election Results

SBC: Election Results Turn-out 63.44% Castle Ward (2 Seats) Paul David Cross – The Labour Party Janet Helen Jefferson – Independent Cayton Ward (2 Seats) Simon Braithwaite Green – The Conservative Party Roberta Florence Swiers – The Conservative Party Central [...]

May 8, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council