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The Only Game in Town

The Only Game in Town an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing the future prospects here in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ Since the 17th December 2019, when I first reported that a Requisition had been served calling [...]

December 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Shambolic DBID”

Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY, twenty years a Scarborough Borough Councillor whose intimate knowledge of Council practices and policies lends authority to his opinions, writes on the instigation of the District Business Improvement Destination initiative aklong the Yorkshire Coast. ~~~~~ [...]

November 12, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga – a Motion to Full Council to set a moratorium on the collection and enforcement [...]

October 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Due Process? What Process?”

“Due Process? What Process?” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the routine departures from constitutional requirements at our deeply discredited local authority. ~~~~~ On Thursday 15th August 2019, the Scarborough News published an article about Scarborough Borough [...]

September 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Great Expanding CV ‘Leak’ Fiasco

The Great Expanding CV ‘Leak’ Fiasco an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the intrigue and subterfuge behind a massive breach of highly sensitive personal data. ~~~~~ Since the North Yorks Enquirer published my Open Letter [...]

July 5, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Alpamare License Application

Tomorrow, Monday April 1st is the final day you can comment on the new Alpamare alcohol license application. You can make your representations using the forms at the top of the page. The Alpamare waterpark opened in July 2016. After [...]

March 31, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Climate Change?

SBC Climate Change? Under an ambiguous title, Guest Author FRANK SHEPHERD reports on Scarborough Borough Council gamesmanship. ~~~~~ Who would have thought an innocuous Green Party motion on climate change would signal a change in Scarborough Borough Council’s political climate? [...]

January 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Big Brother in the Playground

Big Brother in the Playground an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing a rather shocking misapplication of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA). ~~~~~ The Enquirer has provided detailed coverage of Scarborough Borough Council’s ‘misapplication’ of [...]

January 4, 2019 North Yorkshire County Council

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints

7 Samurai – Persistently Reasonable Complaints Enquirer regular contributor TIM HICKS persists, entirely reasonably, in his attempt to engage in a productive dialogue with Scarborough Borough Council ‘Strong’ Leader, Conservative Councillor Derek Bastiman. ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Hope this e mail [...]

January 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council