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” 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

“The Shortest of Straws”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, expressing an interesting perspective on SBC’s masterful lending of £9M to Benchmark – against the gilt-edged security of land it already owns. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Recently on Tripadvisor Alpamare Scarborough [...]

January 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Futurist: Wilmott Dixon #1 Newsletter

Futurist: Wilmott Dixon #1 Newsletter Readers may be interested to have belated sight of  the following. Wilmott Dixon, the contractor carrying out the demolition of The Futurist Theatre and re-stabilization of the site, has released its Newsletter #1 to local [...]

January 11, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist: An Appeal to the Minister

A member of the public has been kind enough to share sight of a letter written to the Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, the Rt.Hon. Sajid JAVID MP [Con.] (Bromsgrove), appealing for intervention in the matter of [...]

October 30, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“That Futurist Decision”

Today’s Letter to the Editor, from Bernard BLAGDEN of Hunmanby, is perhaps the most representative of a great many expressions of incomprehension, sadness and anger at Scarborough Borough Council’s (almost) last nail in the coffin of The Futurist Theatre, Scarborough. [...]

October 24, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a blatant electioneering letter in this week’s Whitby Gazette. ~~~~~ With the North Yorkshire County Council elections seven weeks away, the Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Great Asbestos Scare – Mystery Deepens

SBC: The Great Asbestos Scare – Mystery Deepens an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the mystery surrounding reports of life-endangering asbestos fibres contaminating The Futurist Theatre. ~~~~~ When Yorkshire Coast Radio published, on 3rd March 2017, [...]

March 15, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Futurist: Asbestos Rumours Scotched

Futurist: Asbestos Rumours Denied Following recent rumours, widely circulated on social media, to the effect that Scarborough Borough Council had engaged a specialist asbestos removal contractor to begin assessment and removal of hazardous matrrials from The Futurist Theatre, and that [...]

March 13, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council