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A Chance to Change

A Letter to the Editor from lifelong Scarborian Tory-voter BOB ROBERTS, who embraces the chance to change. ~~~~~ Sir, Reading the many comments on social media in its many guises, all with regard Scarborough – both the town and the Borough [...]

December 2, 2018 Letters

Another £11K down the OAT Plug-Hole

Another £11K down the OAT Plug-Hole an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, unearthing more expenditure omitted from SBC claims that only(!) £107K was spent on the OAT, an alleged ‘saving’ of £25K on the budgeted £132K. ~~~~~ Further [...]

October 24, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“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

“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

SBC Harbours – Nothing to Crow About

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS of Scarborough identifies the fundamental problem facing the Borough’s Harbours in Scarborough and Whitby. (This is the full article – not the abbreviated version published as a letter in the Scarborough News and the Whitby Gazette). [...]

June 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

A Coast to Boast About? Oh, Really?

A Coast to Boast About? Oh, Really? by Guest Author BOB ROBERTS ~~~~~ May 1st saw the start of the annual beach ban of dogs on the bathing beaches across the Borough of Scarborough. The Environment Agency (EA), having commissioned [...]

May 16, 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 Pollution: The Chips Are Down

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS writes with regard to the report by Jonathan PORTER (NLS) in respect of the Final DNA Report  and the  associated Scarborough News article of last week. ~~~~~ Scarborough South Bay is indeed unique. What sets it [...]

November 8, 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

“No!” to Filey HA23

A Letter to the Editor from 80 residents of Filey, protesting bias and incompetence at Scarborough Borough Council Planning Department. ~~~~~ Dear Mr Editor, Would you please consider publishing the issues raised in this letter? There are serious questions of [...]

March 16, 2017 Letters