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Browsing the "Nick Thomas" Tag

“Time for Truth”

“Time for Truth” An Open Letter to the Mayor of Scarborough, Councillor Eric BROADBENT [Lab.] from NIGEL WARD. An appeal on behalf of the many – not the few. A shot at redemption, no less. ~~~~~ Councillor Eric BROADBENT – [...]

February 3, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

More Splashback from the Pool

More Splashback from the Pool – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting the scandal that is brewing around SBC’s failure to close the deal with HQ Hotels over the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool. ~~~~~ [...]

October 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, repeating behind-the-scenes information on the subject of the proposed sale of the site of the former Scarborough Indoor Swimming Pool (and adjacent carpark) to HQ Hotels. [...]

October 25, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken?

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on simmering allegations of corruption regarding the sale of the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool to HQ Hotels (Mr Nick THOMAS MBE). ~~~~~ Background [...]

October 17, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Untouchables”

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

September 28, 2022 Photoons

Pool Sale: Correction/Apology – PLUS!

Pool Sale: Correction/Apology – PLUS! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, who, following over 1,000 articles examining questionable activities in our local authorities, has for the very first time been taken to task for a substantive inaccuracy. [...]

September 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Staithes, responding to last week’s article “£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In”, and highlighting a minor mystery concerning the financial prudence of the sale of the [...]

August 29, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In

£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining conflicting versions of another puzzling sell-off – the Scarborough North Bay Indoor Swimming Pool. ~~~~~ Readers may have encountered an article published on the [...]

August 24, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council