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Borough Council Bombshell!

Borough Council Bombshell! A Letter to the Editor (well worth framing) from DAVID HALL, who spells out, in a few telling words, what everyone knows about Scarborough Borough Council – and what the Enquirer has documented over the past decade. [...]

December 11, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

NYC Corporate Structure

NYC Corporate Structure – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing details of the proposed Paid Service Corporate structure of North Yorkshire Council, our new unitary authority (from 1st April 2023). ~~~~~ For reference, readers may wish to [...]

February 22, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!”

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!” North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on an apparent disregard of reality on the part of Scarborough Borough Council (which will cease to exist on 31st March 2023). The Council seems to be [...]

February 14, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

More Splashback from the Pool

More Splashback from the Pool – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting the scandal that is brewing around SBC’s failure to close the deal with HQ Hotels over the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool. ~~~~~ [...]

October 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, repeating behind-the-scenes information on the subject of the proposed sale of the site of the former Scarborough Indoor Swimming Pool (and adjacent carpark) to HQ Hotels. [...]

October 25, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken?

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on simmering allegations of corruption regarding the sale of the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool to HQ Hotels (Mr Nick THOMAS MBE). ~~~~~ Background [...]

October 17, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Untouchables”

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

September 28, 2022 Photoons

The Stench from the Pool

The Stench from the Pool – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an EXCLUSIVE  insight into the deliberations of the ‘Places & Futures’ Overview & Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday 31st August 2022 – and, in particular, heated [...]

September 4, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

How ‘Urgent’ – that Leader’s Urgent Decision?

How ‘Urgent’ – that Leader’s Urgent Decision? North Yorks Enquirer’s harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the rationale behind yet another autocratic short-cut of democratic checks and balances. ~~~~~ I am puzzled to note that, on 25th May 2022 and under the [...]

May 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“Here Today – Gone Tomorrow!”

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

May 3, 2022 Photoons