Thursday 22nd October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

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That ‘Misleading’ Futurist Report

Further to Councillor Norman MURPHY’s article of Monday 18th March 2019 . . . An Open Letter to Jim DILLON by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Mr James McGarvie DILLON – CEO and Head of  Paid Service – Scarborough Borough Council IN [...]

March 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy

SBC: Opposition Walk-Out re CEO Autocracy 5th November A large group of Labour and Independent Councillors walked out of the Council Chamber today as a mark of protest and disgust at the autocratic attitude of the Council’s Chief Executive Officer [...]

November 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Phew!…and far between!”

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

October 3, 2018 Photoons

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat

SBC: 9 X-Party Opposition Cllrs Challenge CEO’s Diktat an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a call for an Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council. ~~~~~ According to a Press Release received yesterday evening, nine Scarborough Borough Councillors, [...]

September 27, 2018 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

“Non-Responsive” – Cllr Blasts SBC Secrecy

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who responds to a recent contribution from Heather RELF, addressing the culture of secrecy at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I refer to H. Relf’s letter, [...]

June 19, 2018 Letters

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate

SBC: Spotlight on the Directorate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on Councillor Rob BARNETT’s recent Letter to the Editor “Telling It Like It Is” ( 10/04/18), in which he highlighted the lack of transparency inherent in [...]

April 13, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Telling It Like It Is”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough Borough Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who writes to share an insider’s view of the practices and policies in place at Scarborough Borough Council. Many will agree; few will dare to say [...]

April 10, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Deems’ ALL Enquirer Contributors ‘HARASSERS’

Continuing the thread of correspondence between North Yorks Enquirer crime reporter Tim HICKS and the Leader of Scarborough Borough Council Councillor Derek BASTIMAN over the refusal of SBC to respond to FOI requests from contributors to the NYE, it now [...]

March 29, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

YCH: The Further Misadventures of ‘Maureen’

YCH: The Further Misadventures of ‘Maureen’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, following up on the appalling treatment of a vulnerable single mother by staff at Yorkshire Coast Homes (YCH). ~~~~~ Background On Sunday 29th October 2017, I [...]

January 15, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council