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SBC: ‘Secret’ Property Purchase Revealed

SBC: ‘Secret’ Property Purchase Revealed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, shedding light on another ‘blown’ secret at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ On Friday 16th July 2021, SBC Leader Councillor Steve “Major, Major, Major’ SIDDONS [Lab.] passed [...]

July 27, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Harbour: Payback Time?

Whitby Harbour: Payback Time – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, setting forth his views on recent meetings: Audit Committee (Thurs. 22nd July 2021) and Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council (Fri. 23rd July 2021). ~~~~~ Background Readers may be aware that, [...]

July 25, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Leeds, Harrogate & Belfast Connections

The Leeds, Harrogate & Belfast Connections by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In accordance with its duty as journalists to hold public bodies to account, the NYE team has for some time been investigating the profligate misuse of public funds by North [...]

July 13, 2021 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

The Pillage of Scarborough Harbour

The Pillage of Scarborough Harbour – an ‘Open Letter’ to SBC CEO Mike GREENE from NIGEL WARD, in the public interest. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – CEO and Head of Paid Service – SBC IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST Mike, I [...]

July 11, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rape of Whitby Harbour

The Rape of Whitby Harbour – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an attempted ‘All You Need to Know’ guide to the action against SBC regarding what one Councillor has described as ‘an act of corporate plunder’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

July 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Rise and Rise of Hypocrisy

The Rise and Rise of Hypocrisy – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, expressing disdain for those in public life who say one thing – then do the opposite. ~~~~~ Regular readers will remember a recent article by [...]

July 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a rudimentary failure on the part of SBC’s Legal department – and an erroneous statement by a SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Regular [...]

February 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Dear Mr SIDDONS

Dear Mr SIDDONS a brief Open Letter to the Leader (at the time of writing) of Scarborough Borough Council,  by NIGEL WARD. Be it noted that URL-links in this letter are to sources external to the North Yorks Enquirer. ~~~~~ [...]

January 27, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: Mr CORRIGAN Objects!

ARGOS: Mr CORRIGAN Objects! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest development in the ‘SINK THE ARGOS’ skirmish. ~~~~~ On 2nd December 2020, six days after the consultation period for the ARGOS Planning Application officially [...]

December 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council