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“Beyond Authority”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-eighty-eighth 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 [...]

October 6, 2019 Photoons

Against the DBID

Against the DBID In the light of mounting opposition to the Yorkshire Coast DBID, the Yorkshire Coast Levy Payers’ Association (YCLPA) has announced further meetings to provide information to businesses throughout the region: Whitby  –  Monday 7th October –  6.30 [...]

October 1, 2019 Misc

DBID: Money With Menaces?

An Open Letter from regular contributor NIGEL WARD to Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.], Scarborough Borough Council’s Portfolio Holder for Economy, Communities & Commercial, reporting evidence of possible coercive practice in the implementation of the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Councillor Liz [...]

September 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Fantasy Leader’ & The “X” Factor

‘Fantasy Leader’ & The “X” Factor an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, surveying the local political landscape as we move towards the return of Council, following the summer recess. ~~~~~ As the ‘silly season’ draws to a [...]

September 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“DBID: A Boulder in their Waders”

“A Boulder in their Waders” Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY, the long-serving former Scarborough Borough Councillor, updates readers on the mounting eruption of dissent against the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Although the previous worse-than-useless, many say, Conservative Council administration has now [...]

August 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Renewed DBID Challenge in Whitby

Renewed DBID Challenge in Whitby The Enquirer has obtained a copy of an email from a Whitby businessman to Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.], the Portfolio Holder for Economy, Communities & Commercial, explaining the rationale behind the burgeoning objection to the [...]

July 4, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“It’s the Taking Part that Counts”

“It’s the Taking Part that Counts” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining just one of the initial actions/omissions of the new administration in Scarborough – one that (like the PSPO fiasco) has Legal & Democratic Services’ fingerprints [...]

June 28, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Backward In Coming Forward”

In confirmation of reports suggesting that the Scarborough Borough Council Forward Plan has been delayed for want of a signature (from the Portfolio Holder for Economy, Communities & Commercial Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.], who has apparently been on holiday), Councillor [...]

June 18, 2019 Letters

SBC: Fiddling with the ICO

 SBC: Fiddling with the ICO – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting yet another potentially criminal cock-up by our least-favourite public body. ~~~~~ One may learn a great deal about Scarborough Borough Council simply by examining the [...]

February 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Climate Change?

SBC Climate Change? Under an ambiguous title, Guest Author FRANK SHEPHERD reports on Scarborough Borough Council gamesmanship. ~~~~~ Who would have thought an innocuous Green Party motion on climate change would signal a change in Scarborough Borough Council’s political climate? [...]

January 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council