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West Pier: Piles of Money?

West Pier: Piles of Money? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS seems to have identified a previously ovrerlooked source of funding to facilitate a full repair to the West Pier sheet-piling dilapidation. And set some cracks appearing in the administration’s (rocky) armour? [...]

November 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

A Bad Case of Piles?

A Bad Case of Piles? North Yorks Enquirer Harbours Correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS, whose forensic examinations of SBC Harbours procedures and practices is always scrupulously accurate, has identified yet another ‘irregularity’ in the background to the universally unpopular West Pier ‘regeneration’ [...]

November 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

UNANIMOUS: YCBID UNTENABLE

UNANIMOUS: YCBID UNTENABLE – an “In My View Article” by NIGEL WARD, offering a seasoned interpretation of events at Scarborough Town Hall on the occasion of the Motion calling for a Vote of No Confidence in Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd. [...]

July 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council, Uncategorized

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers’ attention to some very telling bits of information, hidden in plain sight. ~~~~~ Two of the most highly contentious issues facing Scarborough Borough Council, as it [...]

June 21, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Donkey Man to Storm Castle?

Donkey Man to Storm Castle? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, correcting an earlier opinion regarding the Castle Division of the NYCC elections on 5th May 2022. ~~~~~ To my eternal embarrassment, I learn that I have [...]

April 30, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

How Should We VOTE? (Pt.2) – DIRTY TRICKS and DIRTY DEEDS

How Should We VOTE? (Pt.2) DIRTY TRICKS and DIRTY DEEDS – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD – following on from “How Should We VOTE on 5th May? (Pt.1)”, in which seven ‘hot favourites’ were identified. Some of [...]

April 24, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Changing of the Guard?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-forty-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. Readers [...]

April 16, 2022 Photoons

Town Deal Board Hood-Winked?

Town Deal Board Hood-Winked? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS discloses how members of the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB) appear to have been ‘rail-roaded’ by SBC Officers over the latest so-called West Pier Regeneration Project. A previous incarnation, from fifteen years [...]

April 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Snouts

Snouts Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy casts a critical gaze over Labour candidates seeking election to the new North Yorkshire Council 0n 5th May 2022. ~~~~~ Well, as predicted, once the UNITARY election TROUGH was opened, Siddons’ and Jefferson’s little piggies have come rushing [...]

April 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Labour’s 3 Lost Years

Labour’s 3 Lost Years Concluding his article “A Rose by Any Other Name”, Alderman Norman Murphy surveys Labour’s ineffectual three-year administration of Scarborough Borough Council. ‘Promised’ versus ‘Delivered’ – a complete whitewash. ~~~~~ As promised, I have pleasure in presenting to you, [...]

April 3, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council