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ARGOS: The Fatal Omissions

ARGOS: The Fatal Omissions an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, explaining why the ARGOS project may be ripe for Judicial Review. ~~~~~ Last Wednesday 8th July 2020, two-and-a-half hours into the farcical Zoom charade which masqueraded as a [...]

July 17, 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

YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One]

YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One] an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting (briefly) on the Audit Committee’s STANYON report deliberations. ~~~~~ The special meeting of the Audit Committee on Thursday 25th June 2020, for much of its almost [...]

June 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…)

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…) an Open Letter by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS Town Hall St Nicholas St Scarborough North Yorks YO11 2HG Telephone: 01723-232323 Email: cllr.steve.siddons@scarborough.gov.uk Steve, Apropos the Yorkshire Coast BID I write to you on [...]

May 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Annual Report #3 [Geography]

SBC Annual Report #3 [Geography] Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY presents the third of a four-part summing up of the Pimpernel’s year in office. (Part One [Salt Mines] can be reviewed here. Part Two [Cookery], here) Ladies and gentlemen . [...]

May 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye

“A BID Too Far”

Guest Author Stormin’  NORMAN MURPHY, former (perhaps future) SBC Councillor, sets forth his views on the Yorkshire Coast BID fiasco – reputedly on a road to nowhere, with directors picking their moment to get off the bus. ~~~~~ “A BID [...]

March 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ERYC BID Summonses

ERYC BID Summonses an Open Letter to Caroline LACEY from NIGEL WARD, exercising (we hope) the voice of reason. ~~~~~ Mrs Caroline LACEY – CEO and Head of Paid Service – East Riding of Yorkshire Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST [...]

March 19, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Blatantly UNFAIR

Blatantly UNFAIR an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a compromise solution to the perhaps inevitable impasse over the entirely predictable conclusions of the STANYON Report. ~~~~~ Following the long-awaited publication of Mr Peter STANYON’s Report on his [...]

March 15, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Business As Usual”

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

March 13, 2020 Photoons