Sunday 25th October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Richard Bradley" Tag

Commercial Waste? Bin it!

Commercial Waste? Bin it! Popular Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY reacts to recent shocking disclosures surrounding a certain £14M unqualified disaster. ~~~~~ The revelation that Richard (the Brighton Bin Man) Bradley, who holds the post of Commercial Director at Scarborough Council, [...]

October 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

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

An Unqualified Disaster

An Unqualified Disaster an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the seemingly rash appointment of, and delegation of immense powers to, a lamentably under-qualified person. ~~~~~ As a casual observer of Council activities, I like, from time to [...]

October 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a well-kept secret following on from TIM THORNE’s article “£3M Cornwall Gamble Mystery Solved” and Guest Author NORMAN  MURPHY’s contributions “Randerson’s Folly” and “That [...]

September 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, watching the jockeying and horse-trading for power, positions and pensions arising from the forthcoming changes in local government arrangements. ~~~~~ The buzz-word on everybody’s lips at [...]

August 12, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Due Diligence?”

“Due Diligence?” North Yorks Enquirer resident cartoonist InToon has been wondering why Council Officers seem to think that seeking advice from external organisations with acronymic titles encompassing the entire alphabet somehow exculpates them from any responsibility for disastrous decisions like [...]

August 3, 2020 Cartoons

The £30million Blank Cheque

On the 14th May 2018 elected members of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to hand a whopping £30million to Senior Officers at the Council to spend as part of the Commercial Property Investment Strategy. The Commercial Property Investment Strategy proposal [...]

July 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Good Buy, Scarbados!

Good Buy, Scarbados! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering congratulations on a deal well done. ~~~~~ On 17th September 2018, the decision was made by Scarborough Borough Council, following a ‘robust’ recommendation by Commercial Director Mr Richard [...]

July 24, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

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

“Overqualified?”

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

July 12, 2020 Photoons