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NYC & the Usual Suspects

NYC & the Usual Suspects Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY joins the dots on the matter of the democratic representation presently available to the people of the former Borough of Scarborough in the wake of Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) in North [...]

May 20, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

YCBID: SBC joins the ‘Refuseniks’

YCBID: SBC joins the ‘Refuseniks’ – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a curious development in the Scarborough Borough Council’s relationship with Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd (YCBID). ~~~~~ On 27th September 2022, Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) [...]

October 3, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

A Convenient Lapse of Memory

A Convenient Lapse of Memory – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, illustrating exactly why the freedom of an investigatory and campaigning local press is vital to a democratic society. Without it, public servants will never stand accountable [...]

August 10, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers’ attention to some very telling bits of information, hidden in plain sight. ~~~~~ Two of the most highly contentious issues facing Scarborough Borough Council, as it [...]

June 21, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

New NY Unitary Council – UPDATE

New NY Unitary Council – UPDATE Readers may be interested to read the following ‘leaked’ UPDATE from NYCC regarding its progress towards the new Unitary Council which is set to govern North Yorks from next year (2023). Despite (or perhaps [...]

June 7, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council

SIDDONS’ Duplicity Exposed

SIDDONS’ Duplicity Exposed Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY spills the beans on the best-kept secret behind the much-resented demolition of the Futurist Theatre. Yet another “nothing could be further from the truth” episode – and another brick in the wall [...]

February 6, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Murder Threats COVER-UP

SBC Murder Threats Cover-Up – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, attempting to join the dots in the long-running murder threats COVER-UP. ~~~~~ Readers may have noted the paucity of information provided in the Scarborough News coverage of [...]

November 4, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Member Safety’ Protest Rocks Council

‘Member Safety’ Protest Rocks Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a dramatic turn of events at yesterday’s (Mon. 1st Nov. ’21) meeting of Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ I hope readers will forgive me for [...]

November 2, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

A Voice of Reason

A Voice of Reason – an Open Letter to SBC Head of Paid Service & CEO, MIKE GREENE, by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on the last remaining honourable route to a return to good order. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE [...]

September 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

NYE Leader Poll Hots up!

NYE  LEADERSHIP  POLL VOTE NOW! POLL CLOSES at 5:00pm on Friday 3rd September 2021 The NYE Poll to identify who it is that readers would most like to see as the next (and last) Leader of Scarborough Borough Council has [...]

August 29, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council