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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

BWQ: BacTrack Yorkshire Water Report Fingers McCAIN

BWQ: BacTrack Yorkshire Water Report Fingers McCAIN an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, introducing readers to the conclusions of the BacTrac bathing water report to Yorkshire Water. ~~~~~ Readers who have followed with interest the Enquirer’s coverage of [...]

January 24, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Gullible COCKERILL’s Dog Poo Myth

SBC: Gullible COCKERILL’s Dog Poo Myth an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a Report presented to Full Council by SBC Portfolio Holder for Major Projects,  Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.] addressing the South Bay pollution problem. ~~~~~ [...]

January 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Amity Calamity”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and twenty-fourth 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 [...]

December 7, 2017 Photoons

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018 Guest Author BOB ROBERTS breaks some more bad news for Scarborough businesses. ~~~~~ Last week saw the announcement of a Bathing Water Quality (BWQ) rating of ‘Poor’ for Scarborough’s South Bay. [...]

November 17, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment In response to the latest in a series of articles on the Enquirer concerning Bathing Water Quality in Scarborough’s South Bay, one Facebook user (clearly a wag) posted the following rhetorical question: “We could [...]

November 10, 2017 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

“Just When You Thought It Was Safe…”

Today’s Guest Author is ALLAN ROBERTS of Scarborough, who has been monitoring Scarborough Borough Council’s reaction to the news that Scarborough South Bay bathing water rating has been down-graded from ‘sufficient’ to ‘poor’. ~~~~~ The 8th November 2016 presented devastating [...]

November 26, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council