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North Yorks Enquirer

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SBC’s YCBID VAT Defence WRECKED!

SBC’s YCBID VAT Defence WRECKED! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the briefest of introduction to conclusive evidence of a famous victory. ~~~~~ The Enquirer has been covering the dispute over SBC’s treatment of VAT in [...]

January 30, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Accounts Objections Multiplying

SBC Accounts Objections Multiplying – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the tottering status of Scarborough Borough Council’s seven years of crangled Accounts. ~~~~~ The Audit Committee of Scarborough Borough Council is scheduled to meet [...]

January 23, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

1974-2023: “The Legacy”

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

January 5, 2023 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: The VAT Problem EXPOSED

YCBID: The VAT Problem EXPOSED – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a lay view of “the VAT problem” presently besetting Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd and the two local authorities who have the misfortune to have become [...]

December 8, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: Piles of Money?

West Pier: Piles of Money? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS seems to have identified a previously ovrerlooked source of funding to facilitate a full repair to the West Pier sheet-piling dilapidation. And set some cracks appearing in the administration’s (rocky) armour? [...]

November 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Nick & Caro – New BID for Justice

Dear Nick & Caro – New BID for Justice An Open Letter from NIGEL WARD to the respective CEOs, HoPS and Returning Officers of SBC and ERYC, drawing their attention to a forthcoming revision to the terms under which Yorkshire [...]

November 22, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC West Pier Bullnose ‘Bullshine’

SBC West Pier Bullnose ‘Bullshine’ North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has once again excavated some “lessons will be learned’ bullshine from the forgotten annals of SBC Harbours history – 70 years of neglect – forgotten, perhaps, because it presents [...]

November 22, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Piling On The Agony!

Piling On The Agony! North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS writes with an update to his article of last week – “A Bad Case of Piles?”  (which went down very well – but not in the CEO’s office!). ~~~~~ For [...]

November 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Benchmark Releases Press Statement

Benchmark Releases Press Statement Readers may be interested to review the following Press Statement from Benchmark Leisure Ltd, released this morning, Sunday 13th November 2022. For further information,  please contact the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service (formerly, s.151 [...]

November 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE?

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE? – an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, reporting on what some might describe as the $64,000 Question: Who bears ultimate responsibility? Where does the buck stop? Who will carry the can? ~~~~~ [...]

November 1, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council