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North Yorks Enquirer

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“Train Crash!”

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

July 18, 2021 Photoons

The Rape of Whitby Harbour

The Rape of Whitby Harbour – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an attempted ‘All You Need to Know’ guide to the action against SBC regarding what one Councillor has described as ‘an act of corporate plunder’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

July 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“SBC Auditors Controversy”

“SBC Auditors Controversy” As well as covering crime and parliamentary affairs, Tim Hicks is also a Chartered Accountant. The Enquirer asked him for his opinion on the recent Financial Reporting Council report into the quality of the local authority audits [...]

November 5, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Birds of a Feather 

Birds of a Feather  an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers’ attention to a rather damning indictment of our local authority’s auditors. ~~~~~ Allow me to introduce readers to an organisation with which they (and, I suspect, [...]

November 1, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

That Cornwall £3M Loan

That Cornwall £3M Loan Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY has been doing some homework on the subject of that £3 million short-term loan to Cornwall (Unitary) Council – and thereby spins a speculative tale of runaway debt, with a very disturbing [...]

September 2, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC 5-yrs Overdue Accounts: MAZARS Update

SBC 5-yrs Overdue Accounts: MAZARS Update Regular readers will be aware that Scarborough Borough Council’s accounts have not been signed off since the 2014/15 Council financial year. The prime cause of this five-year delay rests with the legal action brought [...]

July 16, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC – in the Eye AGAIN!

SBC – in the Eye AGAIN! For the second time this month, Scarborough Borough Council has made it into the pages of the Private Eye magazine, this time on its old stamping ground – the ‘Rotten Boroughs’ column – where [...]

February 22, 2018 Private Eye, Scarborough Borough Council

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition

Tory NOCK Knocks Opposition an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a blatant electioneering letter in this week’s Whitby Gazette. ~~~~~ With the North Yorkshire County Council elections seven weeks away, the Scarborough & Whitby Conservative Association, [...]

March 20, 2017 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

MARRIOTT: Open Letter To All Scarborough

An Open Letter to the Councillors and electors of the Borough of Scarborough from Mr Ben MARRIOTT, the “whistleblower” at the heart of the fraud and corruption “whitewash”, directly challenging Mrs Lisa DIXON’s version of events. In particular; “What you [...]

January 2, 2017 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“No-One Will Ever Know”

A Letter to the Editor from Chartered Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and citizen investigative-journalist TIM HICKS, offering a professional view on the MARRIOTT case. ~~~~~ Dear Sir,  I am writing to you on a number of topics, but primarily to [...]

December 23, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council