Wednesday 28th October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Councillor Norman Murphy" Tag

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing what would appear to be the first salvo in a potential legal challenge to Scarborough Borough Council’s purchase of the St. Nicholas Hotel and its subsequent [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Monopoly Hotels

Monopoly Hotels Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY summarises the SBC Strategic Investment Strategy. ~~~~~ While the Enquirer’s latest Photoon, depicting the Leader of Scarborough Council, Labours holiday-loving Stevo Siddonso, being offered first refusal on the now ‘up for sale’ Premier Inn [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

That Cornwall £3M Loan

That Cornwall £3M Loan Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY has been doing some homework on the subject of that £3 million short-term loan to Cornwall (Unitary) Council – and thereby spins a speculative tale of runaway debt, with a very disturbing [...]

September 2, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Randerson’s Folly 

Randerson’s Folly  Guest Author (and former SBC Councillor) Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY is less than impressed with Officer/Member communications at SBC – otherwise known as “the tail wagging the dog” (facilitated, always, by the gullibility/stupidity of the dog). Here is why [...]

August 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Double U-Turn on the YCBID

Double U-Turn on the YCBID In response to a bizarre report in the Scarborough News, Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers a retrospective on the rise and fall in favour of the Yorkshire Coast BID in the eyes of the SBC [...]

July 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s ‘Dynamic Duo’

SBC’s ‘Dynamic Duo’ Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY explores the nuts and bolts of the ‘fantastical’ ARGOS project. ~~~~~ I suppose, like most people, I was greatly relieved to see that the Council’s proposed £22 million re-development of the old ARGOS [...]

July 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Billy Dumb’s Circus

Billy Dumb’s Circus Today’s Guest Author is none other than former SBC Councillor and current voice of the people Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, crtiticising the fudged ‘Zoom’ meeting over the ARGOS/TOWN SQUARE madness. ~~~~~ Sadly, as many people have commented, the [...]

June 10, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Annual Report #4 [Business Studies]

SBC Annual Report #4 [Business Studies] Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY concludes his four-part his summing up of the Pimpernel’s year in office. (Part One [Salt Mines] can be reviewed here. Part Two [Cookery], here). Part Three [Geography], here. Ladies [...]

May 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Annual Report #2 [Cookery]

SBC Annual Report #2 [Cookery] Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY presents the second of a four-part summing up of the Pimpernel’s year in office. Ladies and gentlemen . . . Part Two [Cookery]: ~~~~~ CLOWN HALL HIGH SCHOOL SCARBOROUGH HEADMASTER [...]

May 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Lost! One Bottle!”

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

May 2, 2020 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council