Monday 25th January 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

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Tory ‘Secret Weapon’ Promises Landslide Success in May

Tory ‘Secret Weapon’ Promises Landslide Success in May – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association’s stunning new hi-tech quest for renewed Council supremacy. ~~~~~ Scarborough & Whitby Conservatives have launched a high-end [...]

March 5, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers

SBC – Compulsive Gamblers Today’s Guest Author is Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] (Northstead), who is deeply critical of the present SBC administration, for reasons already well-known to everyone in the Borough. ~~~~~ The news that the Alpamare Water Park, built [...]

February 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Flamingo Land – Tender is the Right”

A Letter to the Editor from BOB ROBERTS – Scarborough businessman and, hitherto, a life-long Tory – who believes that now the Futurist Theatre is no more, it would be appropriate to re-offer the lease on the site to TENDER [...]

February 13, 2019 Letters

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sets forth a number of salient reminders as the May 2019 local election campaigns crank up. ~~~~~ It’s now less than 100 days to our local elections. In fact, it’s 95 [...]

January 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Recipe for Disaster”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, a prospective candidate for the forthcoming Scarborough Borough Council elections in May, criticising the Council’s intentions regarding Dean Road Depot and the Manor Road Nurseries, in the light of the Futurist fiasco, [...]

January 26, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic”

Cllr. MURPHY: Futurist Demolition “Shambolic” A Letter to the Editor by SBC Councillor Norman MURPHY, Deputy Leader of the Independent Group, slamming the continuing havoc arising from the Council’s incautious practices and policies regarding the Futurist demolition site. Will Stormin’ [...]

January 17, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Talk to the Wall”

Guest Author ALI WILKINS of Scarborough, writes to express concerns regarding Scarborough Borough Councillors’ attitude to input from stakeholders to the proposals to ‘touristify’ the West Pier. ~~~~~ “Talk to the Wall” Now that the Futurist is biting the dust, [...]

May 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Tight Ship”

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

March 30, 2018 Photoons

” A Cabinet of Illusionists”

A Letter to the Editor from Annie POTTER of Scarborough, bemoaning the opportunities lost to Scarborough by the loss of The Futurist Theatre – in the light of ongoing losses at the Open Air Theatre. ~~~~~ Dear Enquirer, On the [...]

March 1, 2018 Letters

The Futurist takes a Curtain Call – in the Eye

The Futurist takes a Curtain Call – in the Eye The sheer stupidity of the ‘directing minds’ at Scarborough Borough Council has found recognition once more in the pages of the nation’s best-loved satirical magazine – Private Eye. Readers who [...]

February 7, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council