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“Cowards – One And All”

“Cowards – One And All” Our Guest Author, Alderman NORMAN MURPHY shares his views on the Prime Minister’s ‘ghost’ visit to Scarborough (as reported in the Enquirer, here). ~~~~~ On 25th January 2024, my birthday as it happens, a very unusual event [...]

February 2, 2024 Scarborough Borough Council

NYC Councillors Speak

NYC Councillors Speak Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY writes to record his pleasant surprise at a number of Scarborough North Yorkshire Councillors asking some of the right questions. ~~~~~ I have been moved to put pen to paper to record [...]

December 8, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Better or Worse?”

A Letter to the Editor from DAVID HANCOCK of Scarborough, questioning the promised advantages of moving to a unitary authority. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Those of us who, when details of the forthcoming abolition of SBC was announced positively rejoiced at [...]

November 13, 2023 Letters

NYC & the Usual Suspects

NYC & the Usual Suspects Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY joins the dots on the matter of the democratic representation presently available to the people of the former Borough of Scarborough in the wake of Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) in North [...]

May 20, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

West Pier: Potty Time?

West Pier: Potty Time? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has identified another fatal flaw in Project Manager Helen JACKSON’s incoherent plan to ‘regenerate’ Scarborough’s West Pier. SBC Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Janet JEFFERSON has been apprised of the information contained in [...]

February 28, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

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 – 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