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Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken?

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on simmering allegations of corruption regarding the sale of the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool to HQ Hotels (Mr Nick THOMAS MBE). ~~~~~ Background [...]

October 17, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Bid Farewell to the BID, Mike

Bid Farewell to the BID, Mike An Open Letter to Mike GREENE, Head of Paid Service & CEO of Scarborough Borough Council, providing information and opinion intended to be of assistance to the Council in the execution of its statutory [...]

June 5, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

The Emperor’s Toast

The Emperor’s Toast Today’s ever-popular Guest Author is Alderman NORMAN MURPHY, who appears to have identified the cause of some belated signs of long-overdue action in the Puzzle Palace… ~~~~~ To suggest that the reign of Labour Emperor “Stevo Siddonso” [...]

February 27, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Benchmark Statement

The following Statement has been released by Royal Pilgrim Communications, on behalf of Benchmark: Benchmark Statement Benchmark were surprised by the announcement that the development agreement was not to be extended This was decided in private by Cabinet on 16th [...]

February 25, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“First Refusal?”

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

October 6, 2020 Photoons

“Follies, Failures & Fools”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, Scarborough businessman and former SBC election Independent candidate for the Falsgrave & Stepney ward. ~~~~~ Sir, As a local businessman, whose business will hopefully still be viable when the lockdown ends, I [...]

June 15, 2020 Letters

“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

“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

Stormin’ Norman Debunks ‘Dodgy’ DBID

Popular Guest Author Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] gives us the low-down on the Council *hit factory – pardon the typo, the Council’s hit factory – well-known for its obsession with tourism (which is why it closed its three Tourist Information [...]

March 27, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council