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Council ‘Protocols’

Council ‘Protocols’ NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS identifies another glaring example of SBC double standards. ~~~~~ If I may refer to the recent NYE article, and in particular to this snippet taken from that article: With reference by the requestor [...]

March 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Harbour Master Vanishes

Harbour Master Vanishes North Yorks Enquirer resident Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on a curiously quiet departure. ~~~~~ In the absence of any communication between the Scarborough Harbour Executive and the stakeholders/harbour users since 2019, perhaps it would be appropriate [...]

January 17, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Suits versus Oilskins

Suits versus Oilskins Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS presents a brief history of Harbours management (and manipulation) over the past 5 years. ~~~~~ As the implementation of the Harbour ‘Masterplan’ for Scarborough Harbour rumbles along – with no sign of the [...]

November 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Terms of Endearment?

Terms of Endearment? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS brings some much-needed clarity to the lack of consultation over the management of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Scarborough Harbour Representation and its faults Having witnessed the Deputy Harbour Masters comment to the effect that [...]

January 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC 2020 Dredging Report

SBC 2020 Dredging Report Enquirer Harbours Correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS digs deeper into the state of the Borough’s costly dredging provision ahead of consideration by Cabinet reliant on Officers’ Reports. (Are you paying attention, Councillor JEFFERSON?). ~~~~~ A Report presented to [...]

January 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Borough Dredger Hits Harbour Paydirt

Scarborough Borough Dredger Hits Harbour Paydirt NYE Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another inefficient disbursement of public funds. ~~~~~ In 2014, a Report entitled ‘Scarborough Borough Dredging System Overview’ and authored by the Borough Harbour Master Capt Ian Vasey, [...]

November 16, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“High Risk – Low Safety Standards”

Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS reports on another SBC organisational fiasco, this time down on Scarborough’s West Pier. ~~~~~ The recent article published by NYE and written by Ali Wilkins entitled “Talk to the Wall” and dated 31st May 2018 – [...]

August 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

COCKERILL – The Yes-Man Who Always Says “No!”

COCKERILL – The Yes-Man Who Always Says “No!” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the astonishing rudeness, arrogance and obvious unfitness for public service of the SBC Portfolio Holder for Disastrous Public Relations, Councillor Mike [...]

January 31, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Perpetual Run-Around”

An Open Letter to SBC Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Project Leadership, Harbours, Coast and Flood Protection Councillor Mike COCKERILL, from Adrian PORTER, a Scarborough Harbour user who is tired of the perpetual run-around. Topically typical. ~~~ Dear Councillor Cockerill, I [...]

June 21, 2017 Letters

“Heavy Losses”

A Letter to the Editor from Allan ROBERTS, pointing out another profligate mis-use of public funds on the watch of Scarborough Borough Council Portfolio Holder for Harbours & Lands, Councillor Mike COCKERILL – the man who thinks he can double [...]

March 6, 2016 Letters