Tuesday 27th July 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Heather Phillips" Tag

The Eunuch in the Brothel

The Eunuch in the Brothel an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his ‘take’ on the big lie underpinning the present crisis at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~  My thanks go out to the Independent member who has [...]

February 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One]

YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One] an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting (briefly) on the Audit Committee’s STANYON report deliberations. ~~~~~ The special meeting of the Audit Committee on Thursday 25th June 2020, for much of its almost [...]

June 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Only Game in Town

The Only Game in Town an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing the future prospects here in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ Since the 17th December 2019, when I first reported that a Requisition had been served calling [...]

December 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

‘No Confidence’ – Who’s Next?

‘No Confidence’ – Who’s Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the prospects for the No Confidence motion and (of course) the consequences. ~~~~~ As I predicted last weekend, we have not had long to wait for [...]

December 19, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Happy New Year to the Borough

Happy New Year to the Borough an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, wishing members and residents best wishes for the year(s) ahead. ~~~~~ Earlier today, I attended the scheduled meeting of the Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet, in company [...]

December 17, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council


A Letter to the Editor from Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.] (Hunmanby) reflecting on the collapse of the Tory majority – and warning of a potential BASTIMAN-led Tory rebound, given the merest hint of a fault-line in the bedrock of the [...]

May 22, 2019 Letters

SBC: What Next?

SBC: What Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some opinions on the results of the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections. ~~~~~ If power, as is claimed, corrupts, then it must surely be the case that it [...]

May 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Tories Condone “Psycho Bitchy” Comment

The Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, in response to a complaint from a senior East Riding Tory, has condoned the “Psycho Bitchy” comment made on Twitter by Tory candidate for Hunmanby, Tom Seston. The comment was made about fellow candidate, [...]

May 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Little & Nothing””

A gloriously acerbic Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.] (Hertford), letting some gas out of the desperate Tory pairing in the Hertford (Hunmanby) Ward – Councillor Godfrey ALLANSON and ex-Kipper, ‘Tweeting’ Tom SESTON – who, respectively, [...]

March 20, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council