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North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Gordon Gibb" Tag

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, keeping readers up-to-speed on developments in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga. ~~~~~ Unsurprisingly, news that Councillors Alf ABBOTT [Con.] and Bill CHATT [CIM] have tabled a [...]

November 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

“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

Flamingo Land Tory Donations V

Tory Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the now demolished Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tories. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission [...]

September 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Delboy’s Legacy”

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

July 21, 2017 Photoons

Mallory: Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics

The Futurist Theatre Cost The Taxpayer NOTHING! Cllr Helen Mallory, the Deputy Leader of Scarborough Borough Council and Portfolio Holder for Finance, Procurement & Legal has finally admitted that figures she gave at the Jan 9th Full Council Meeting were [...]

June 24, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Flamingo Land Tory Donations IV

Tory-dominated Scarborough Borough Council’s preferred bidder for the Foreshore Road Futurist Theatre site, Flamingo Land Limited and its director Gordon Gibb, have again made sizable donations to the Tory party. The donations, which were recorded on the Electoral Commission web [...]

June 2, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Tuesday 18th October: Futurist D-Day?

The fate of the Futurist Theatre will be decided on Tuesday 18th October. That is the latest information from Scarborough Borough Council’s Forward Plan. It appears the decision will be made at the Cabinet meeting. 42 of 50 councillors will [...]

September 12, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council