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Levy-Payers’ Chair Lobbies MPs

Levy-Payers’ Chair Lobbies MPs – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reproducing a portentous email (forwarded by original recipients) from Hero SUMNER, Chair of the Yorkshire Coast Levy-Payers’ Association, to three MPs – Sir Robert GOODWILL (Scarborough & [...]

August 12, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council


SBC: GREENE Quits as CEO – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, announcing a far from unexpected turn of events. ~~~~~ In the wake of a number of calamitous outcomes (e.g. the failure of SBC’s attempts to divide [...]

July 8, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Who’s Telling the Truth?

Who’s Telling the Truth? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing Councillors with an informed opinion on which key questions to ask about the Yorkshire Coast BID . . . ~~~~~ Once again, I have been perusing [...]

July 5, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: The VAT-Man Cometh!

YCBID: The VAT-Man Cometh! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a layman’s opinion on the impending catastrophe awaiting the Yorkshire Coast BID – for starters! ~~~~~ Since it first was mooted, the proposal to establish a [...]

June 26, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

New NY Unitary Council – UPDATE

New NY Unitary Council – UPDATE Readers may be interested to read the following ‘leaked’ UPDATE from NYCC regarding its progress towards the new Unitary Council which is set to govern North Yorks from next year (2023). Despite (or perhaps [...]

June 7, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council

Mr CORRIGAN’s Latest Broadside

Information! … Information! … Information! … Mr CORRIGAN’s Next Broadside – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest challenge to the mad-cap schemes of the disastrous SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On the morning of Tuesday 15th [...]

February 16, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned by TIM HICKS and NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has for many years been audited by MAZARS LLP. So it will come as a surprise to our readers that the accounting regulator, the Financial Reporting [...]

January 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Another £1M+ “Lost at Sea”

Another £1M+ “Lost at Sea” Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the Scarborough Coastal Defence Strategy (SCDS) – and wonders where the money has gone . . . ~~~~~ Scarborough Coastal Defence Strategy July 2021 saw the announcement that the Council would [...]

January 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Small Print”

FEAUTURING THE WHITBY ICE RINK In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirty-fourth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North [...]

November 19, 2021 Photoons

SBC’s COP[OUT]22/23

SBC’s COP[OUT]22/23 – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up a curious contradiction between Full Council’s GREEN Resolution and the Finance Director’s battle against a RED Budget bottom line. Will the tail wag the dog (again)? ~~~~~ [...]

November 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council