Monday 29th November 2021,
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That Vote of No Confidence

That Vote of No Confidence Today’s Guest Author is none other than Alderman NORMAN MURPHY, that very popular long-serving Councillor now sheds more light on the present incarnation of the Council on which, in better times, he was proud to [...]

February 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS SAID…

SIDDONS SAID… an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a personal opinion on the Leader’s ‘from the hip’ defensive response to the Motion of No Confidence. ~~~~~ Just a few short hours after the Enquirer scooped the news [...]

January 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Motion of No Confidence Tabled

Motion of No Confidence Tabled an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the latest efforts of Independent Councillors of two dsifferent stripes to stop the rot. The Cluster of Independent Members and the Yorkshire Coast Independent [...]

January 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“House of Secrets”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS of Scarborough, who responds to Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter (itself a response to a Letter from Heather RELF), commenting on the affection for secrecy that permeates Scarborough Borough Council Town Hall. [...]

June 26, 2018 Letters

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark

WTC: ‘Arse’ Mayor Let Off Over Repeated ‘Knob’ Remark – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the outcome of another Standards fiasco. ~~~~~ Readers may recall an incident which took place at Whitby Town Council on [...]

September 29, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council, Whitby Town

“Size Matters”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one hundred and eighth 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 [...]

July 30, 2017 Photoons

“Chamber of Horrors”

A Letter to the Editor from Rob BARNETT, SBC Labour Councillor for Streonshalh ward, responding to recent Meetings of Full Council at at Scarborough Town Hall. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, In the interests of democracy, openness, and transparency in Government, I [...]

July 11, 2017 Letters

SBC ‘No Confidence’ Stone-Walling

SBC ‘No Confidence’ Stone-Walling an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on Councillor Sam CROSS’s valiant attempts to bring the No Confidence vote to Council. ~~~~~ Now that we have the general election behind us (say what!), we [...]

June 11, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: ‘Leaked’ Email Exposes Tory ‘No Confidence’ Angst

SBC: ‘Leaked’ Email Exposes Tory ‘No Confidence’ Angst an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on the back-stage pseudo-progress of the No Confidence vote. ~~~~~ It becomes apparent that the Scarborough Borough Council Conservative Group are getting [...]

May 11, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: In The Dock – Again

SBC: In The Dock – Again an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a fresh raft of whistle-blowing allegations against leading SBC Officers and Councillors. ~~~~~ A blind copy of an astonishing email has found itself in [...]

April 21, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council