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North Yorks Enquirer

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“So You Want to be a Councillor?”

A Letter to the Editor by BOB ROBERTS, who is considering standing as an unaffiliated candidate in the forthcoming Scarborough Borough Council local elections (2nd May 2019). ~~~ Sir, Although undecided as to the next step in my decision process [...]

February 24, 2019 Letters

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago Nigel, Tim and I appeared on BBC1’s regional investigative journalism show Inside Out. It took a closer look at our fledgling attempts at investigative journalism to see if our claims would stand up. The show headlined with [...]

February 10, 2019 North York Moors National Park Authority, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy 5th November A large group of Labour and Independent Councillors walked out of the Council Chamber today as a mark of protest and disgust at the autocratic attitude of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Phew!…and far between!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-fifth 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 far beyond. Readers [...]

October 3, 2018 Photoons

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a call for an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council. ~~~~~ According to a Press Release received yesterday evening, nine Scarborough Borough Councillors, [...]

September 27, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up a profligate breach of Tory ‘austerity’. ~~~~~ East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Andy STRANGEWAY [Ind.] – a sometime contributor to the Enquirer – has taken [...]

May 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Busted Flush”

As ever, CodHead is swift to pick up on a point of priniciple. [Satire] [...]

June 6, 2017 Cartoons

Cheap Broadband

In a letter bristling with brazen hypocrisy, Labour’s North Yorkshire Leader, Councillor Eric Broadbent, has called out the North Yorkshire Tories for increasing their councillor allowance by 2.5% per annum. I can hear many of you saying you agree with [...]

June 1, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Did Broadbent Vote For Jaconelli?

On Monday 12th May 2014 Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to remove the titles of Alderman and Mayor from Conservative Peter Jaconelli. The removal was due to a large number of allegations of child sex abuse, some of them in [...]

June 1, 2017 Misc, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Take Two!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-ninth 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 far beyond. Readers [...]

April 1, 2017 Photoons