Wednesday 21st October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Argos" Tag

Monopoly Hotels

Monopoly Hotels Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY summarises the SBC Strategic Investment Strategy. ~~~~~ While the Enquirer’s latest Photoon, depicting the Leader of Scarborough Council, Labours holiday-loving Stevo Siddonso, being offered first refusal on the now ‘up for sale’ Premier Inn [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a well-kept secret following on from TIM THORNE’s article “£3M Cornwall Gamble Mystery Solved” and Guest Author NORMAN  MURPHY’s contributions “Randerson’s Folly” and “That [...]

September 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“How Green Was My Cllr?”

“How Green Was My Cllr?” A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH of Scarborough, bemoaning an apparent departure from the electioneering claims of certain elected members. Read on . . . ~~~~~ Mr Editor, As many people will have [...]

August 2, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The Travelodge £3.8 Million Loss

A Company Voluntary Arrangement document filed at Companies House by Travelodge Hotels Limited show that Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) are claiming a loss of £3,876,922 after the chain fell into financial problems. The large debt is thought to consist of [...]

July 7, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s ‘Dynamic Duo’

SBC’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY explores the nuts and bolts of the ‘fantastical’ ARGOS project. ~~~~~ I suppose, like most people, I was greatly relieved to see that the Council’s proposed £22 million re-development of the old ARGOS [...]

July 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Stamp of Approval”

“A Stamp of Approval” A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, questioning the wisdom of the proposals for the site of the former ARGOS building and adjacent land: the case for a real Town Square. ~~~~~ Sir, Having lived [...]

July 1, 2020 Letters

“Wash Your Hands”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-eleventh 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 [...]

June 23, 2020 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS Decision faces 2 ‘Call-Ins’

ARGOS Decision faces 2 ‘Call-Ins’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a behind-the-scenes conflict rumbling in the bowels of the ‘virtual’ Town Hall. ~~~~~ Regular readers will be aware of the continuing saga of the [...]

June 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Billy Dumb’s Circus

Billy Dumb’s Circus Today’s Guest Author is none other than former SBC Councillor and current voice of the people Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, crtiticising the fudged ‘Zoom’ meeting over the ARGOS/TOWN SQUARE madness. ~~~~~ Sadly, as many people have commented, the [...]

June 10, 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