Saturday 24th October 2020,
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Good Buy, Scarbados!

Good Buy, Scarbados! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering congratulations on a deal well done. ~~~~~ On 17th September 2018, the decision was made by Scarborough Borough Council, following a ‘robust’ recommendation by Commercial Director Mr Richard [...]

July 24, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…)

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…) an Open Letter by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS Town Hall St Nicholas St Scarborough North Yorks YO11 2HG Telephone: 01723-232323 Email: cllr.steve.siddons@scarborough.gov.uk Steve, Apropos the Yorkshire Coast BID I write to you on [...]

May 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye

ERYC BID Summonses

ERYC BID Summonses an Open Letter to Caroline LACEY from NIGEL WARD, exercising (we hope) the voice of reason. ~~~~~ Mrs Caroline LACEY – CEO and Head of Paid Service – East Riding of Yorkshire Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST [...]

March 19, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

“Business As Usual”

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

March 13, 2020 Photoons

BID Investigation Report Out

BID Investigation Report Out Tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire Coast will be interested to see the following Agenda documentation ahead of the meeting of the SBC Audit Committee on Thursday 19th March 2020: I will be examing the Report in [...]

March 11, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

MP GOODWILL Steps Up – Again!

MP GOODWILL Steps Up – Again! Further to our report earlier in the week (in which Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert GOODWILL’s letter to Sec. of State Robert JENRICK was reproduced in full), it now transpires that Mr GOODWILL has [...]

February 6, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Just Deserts

Just Deserts A newspaper has reported that former Scarborough Borough Council Chief Executive Jim Dillon has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Education, honoris causa, by Coventry University, in recognition of his services to regeneration – presumably successful projects like [...]

December 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC CEO Job Applicants ‘Potential’ Data Leak

SBC CEO Job Applicants ‘Potential’ Data Leak an Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.], Leader of Scarborough Borough Council, seeking some of his much-vaunted “openness and transparency”. ~~~~~ Cllr. Steve SIDDONS – Leader – Scarborough Borough [...]

June 30, 2019 Letters, 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