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“A Christmas Cavil”

An Open Letter to SBC Leader Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con) by NYE crime correspondent TIM HICKS, wishing him a Happy Christmas amongst the snowflakes. ~~~~~ From: Timothy Hicks Sent: 19 December 2018 21:20 To: ‘Cllr.Derek Bastiman’ Subject: FW: Hi Dearest [...]

December 20, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Internet Ethics of SBC?”

A Letter to the Editor from NYE Crime Correspondent TIM HICKS regarding certain “ambiguities” in Scarborough Borough Council’s policy on Councillors’ social media activities and email traffic. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, I have read the various articles concerning Councillor Randerson, Councillor [...]

December 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire!

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a preliminary report on the smear campaign against Councillors who proposed a Vote of No Confidence in Scarborough Mayor, the ever-popular Councillor Joe PLANT [Con.]. ~~~~~ [...]

December 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

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

“Scrutiny On The Bounty”

Apparently CodHead, too, has heard talk about the planned ‘coup’ on board the Good Ship Vanity. [Satire] [...]

December 1, 2018 Cartoons

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy

Dear Derek: A Plea for Mercy TIM HICKS – the Man in the Irony Mask – has written to Scarborough Borough Council Leader, Councillor Derek Bastiman (Con). ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Plea for Mercy I hope this e mail finds you [...]

November 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests

“Unreasonable Complaints” and “Vexatious” FOIA Requests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the affection for secrecy that characterises the practices and policies of Scarborough Borough Council – a gate-keepers’ guide to unaccountability. ~~~~~ Regular readers will, no [...]

November 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Letter to the Leader

SBC: Letter to the Leader by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Cllr Derek Bastiman Scarborough Borough Council Town Hall, St Nicholas Street Scarborough, YO11 2HG ~//~ Dear Councillor Bastiman, Open Letter concerning Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) policy of maintaining a “Blacklist” of [...]

November 20, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins

N & E Yorks Tory Melt-Down Begins an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a crisis of confidence ripping through our region’s Conservative Associations. ~~~~~ Many Enquirer readers who also follow the anti-corruption and public interest endeavours [...]

November 15, 2018 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllr Demands Abolition of ‘Black-Lists’

“Free Speech, Free Press, Free Country” A Letter to the Editor from recently re-instated Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, who writes in defence of freedom of expression and a free press and calls upon all right-thinking Councillors to support the [...]

November 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council