Sunday 25th October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Councillor Mike Cockerill" Tag

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, watching the jockeying and horse-trading for power, positions and pensions arising from the forthcoming changes in local government arrangements. ~~~~~ The buzz-word on everybody’s lips at [...]

August 12, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Site – What Next?

The Futurist Site – What Next? Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers his two penn’orth on the never-ending story and questions the prudence of the appointment of certain members of the Working Group comprising Cllrs SIDDONS, JEFFERSON, COCKERILL and BASTIMAN. ~~~~~ [...]

February 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Fudges DBID Debate

SBC Fudges DBID Debate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on abuse of process by our local government public servants. ~~~~~ The world of academia recognises two distinct types of chaos. The first type of chaos (the [...]

November 5, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Rank Hypocrisy”

“Rank Hypocrisy” A Letter to the Editor by NORMAN MURPHY, the former Independent Councillor who many Scarborians hoped would assume the Leadership of the Council, following the Tory collapse. Norman minces no words, beats about no bushes and calls it [...]

July 2, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Inside – Looking Out?”

A Letter to the Editor from MICHELLE DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF – a member of the Independent Group at Scarborough Borough Council – who writes to offer an inside view of a becalmed Council. ~~~~~ To the editor – I read with some [...]

June 12, 2019 Letters

SBC: What Next?

SBC: What Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some opinions on the results of the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections. ~~~~~ If power, as is claimed, corrupts, then it must surely be the case that it [...]

May 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Tory Story”

A Letter to the Editor from Derwent Valley & Moor Ward resident, FRANK WRIGHT, who writes to share his opinions regarding the build-up to local elections in the southerly parts of the Borough – the parts other media outlets never [...]

May 2, 2019 Letters

“Cesspit Politics in Hunmanby” [Letters to the Editor]

The Enquirer has received a number of Letters to the Editor on the subject of Mr Tom Seston’s inappropriate comments on social media, two of which stand out as reasoned, articulate and thoroughly decent reactions which together encapsulate the intention [...]

April 28, 2019 Letters

What a Shambles!

What a Shambles! Guest Author JOHN MOOK, a concerned resident of Filey, offers a personal view on SBC’s failure to bring the Filey Flood Alleviation Scheme to fruition. ~~~~~ Who oversees the overseer? Who monitors the monitor? Not to mention [...]

April 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council