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North Yorks Enquirer

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Plug Pulled on Pool Deal

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, repeating behind-the-scenes information on the subject of the proposed sale of the site of the former Scarborough Indoor Swimming Pool (and adjacent carpark) to HQ Hotels. [...]

October 25, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

When is a Market NOT a Market?

When is a Market NOT a Market? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on events at SBC’s Full Council Meeting, where questions over the Masterplan for the so-called ‘regeneration’ of the West Pier saw a number [...]

March 2, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“Nothing Could Be Further…”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirty-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 [...]

February 5, 2022 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

NYP -v- SBC: Two Peas in a Pod

NYP -v- SBC: Two Peas in a Pod Today’s Guest Author, Alderman Norman Murphy, draws some interesting comparisons between North Yorkshire Police and Scarborough Borough Council in regard to the “Openness and Transparency” of their respective interactions with the media. [...]

June 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Follies, Failures & Fools”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, Scarborough businessman and former SBC election Independent candidate for the Falsgrave & Stepney ward. ~~~~~ Sir, As a local businessman, whose business will hopefully still be viable when the lockdown ends, I [...]

June 15, 2020 Letters

Back to the Futurist

Back to the Futurist Today’s Guest Author is the ever-popular former SBC elected member NORMAN MURPHY, offering his ‘take’ on what went wrong – and how it is yet to be put right. ~~~~~ It is beyond doubt that many [...]

December 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Private Eye on Flamingo Land

Private Eye on Flamingo Land With customary panache – and impeccable timing – Private Eye magazine has been keeping watch on Iconic Leisure Ltd, alias Flamingo Land – the regular donor to the Conservative Party that has now become the [...]

May 2, 2019 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

“Open Tender”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident Roger PICKSTOCK, who writes to affirm the view of Enquirer regular Bob ROBERTS – namely, that the site of the former Futurist Theatre should be offered for open tender. ~~~~~ To the [...]

March 25, 2019 Letters

“Congratulations!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-seventy-third 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. Now [...]

March 16, 2019 Photoons