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“Revenue First – Safety Last”

A Letter to the Editor from Mr Bob ROBERTS, in response to a recent Guest Author article, on the subject of the rank mismanagement of traffic on West Pier, Scarborough. Mr ROBERTS declares an interest in the future of Scarborough [...]

August 17, 2018 Letters

“Thrown In With The Deal”

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

August 15, 2018 Photoons

“Red File for Stormin’ Norman”

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

August 12, 2018 Photoons

SBC Harbours – Nothing to Crow About

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS of Scarborough identifies the fundamental problem facing the Borough’s Harbours in Scarborough and Whitby. (This is the full article – not the abbreviated version published as a letter in the Scarborough News and the Whitby Gazette). [...]

June 8, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Abolition of SBC”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor Mike WARD [Ind.], who knows – from the ‘inside’ – whereof he speaks. ~~~~~ WHITBY – THE TIME FOR CHANGE IS NOW No ill-conceived or badly-worded petition was needed to [...]

June 6, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“Harbour Waste Management”

An Open Letter to SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.] from Whitby harbour-user KEN GRAHAM, in response to the BBC report (see below) entitled “Yorkshire boat owners to dye toilet waste to clean harbour” (covered by Enquirer reporter TIM [...]

April 12, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Cllr. COCKERILL ‘Out of Order’ (Again)

Cllr. COCKERILL ‘Out of Order’ (Again) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a deplorable outburst from a Councillor with a lamentable propensity for uttering inappropriate remarks that is, quite literally, nothing to crow about. ~~~~~ [...]

March 26, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Shock! Tory Councillor Owns Up!

Shock! Tory Councillor Owns Up! Enormous credit is due to Scarborough Borough Councillor Phil TRUMPER [Con.] (Esk Valley) for holding up his hands and admitting that the complexity of events during last Friday’s meeting of Full Council exceeded his powers [...]

March 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: A Plan With A Silver Lining?

SBC: A Plan With A Silver Lining? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining why the Council’s apparent  railroading of a third-party Planning Application smacks of an opportunistic grab at a silver lining. ~~~~~ Background Regular readers of [...]

February 2, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

COCKERILL – The Yes-Man Who Always Says “No!”

COCKERILL – The Yes-Man Who Always Says “No!” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the astonishing rudeness, arrogance and obvious unfitness for public service of the SBC Portfolio Holder for Disastrous Public Relations, Councillor Mike [...]

January 31, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council