Friday 21st January 2022,
North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned by TIM HICKS and NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has for many years been audited by MAZARS LLP. So it will come as a surprise to our readers that the accounting regulator, the Financial Reporting [...]

January 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr Chance’s Harbour Challenge

Cllr Chance’s Harbour Challenge NYE Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS writes in response to the Enquirer’s disclosure of the email sent by Councillor David CHANCE [Con.] to SBC Leader, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] – see “SBC Rogue Officers Wagging The Dog [...]

October 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The People Have Spoken

SBC: ‘No Confidence’ Petition – Signatories’ Comments At the request of the Scarborough resident who launched the VOTE of NO CONFIDENCE in the predominantly Conservative Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet of Leader Councillor Derek Bastiman [Con.], readers are invited to inspect [...]

January 26, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Heads Need To Roll!”

Today’s Letter to the Editor comes from occasional Enquirer contributor, BOB ROBERTS – inspired by a letter by Bob HIRD which recently appeared in the Scarborough News (reproduced at the foot of this page) – appears here in full, unredacted [...]

December 21, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Officers’ Private Interests

SBC Officers’ Private Interests an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the disclosable interests of Scarborough Borough Council Directors/Senior Officers. ~~~~~ When the Scarborough News (normally the Council’s off-site PR division) splashes “Council leader orders external inquiry into [...]

October 23, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

The Return Of Riby

The name of the former Head of Technical Services at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC), John Riby, was mentioned in dispatches during the 14th July 2015 Cabinet meeting. The portion of meeting concerned was the renewal of sea defences at The [...]

July 16, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

“Nero” – CodHead 003

“Nero” CodHead has his own opinion on Scarborough Borough Council’s Head of Technical Services John Riby’s attitude to the inexporable erosion of Whitby’s piers and lighthouses. The onlookers are perhaps recalling John Riby’s part in the 2005 High-Point Rendel procurement [...]

March 8, 2011 Cartoons

“Another Fine Mess” – CodHead 002

“Another Fine Mess” CodHead highlights the concerns being raised about the increasing tilt of Whitby’s historic East Pier lighthouse. Perhaps the unfazeable Robert Goodwill MP has been a little too casual in accepting SBC’s Head of Technical Services John Riby’s [...]

March 8, 2011 Cartoons