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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

The Standards Procedure & Biased SBC Officers

An Open Letter from Ali Wilkins regarding the toothless national standards procedure for keeping errant local councillors in line and also the arbitrary and biased application of those rules by the Officers at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Sirs, Remember [...]

April 26, 2018 Letters

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC

An Open Letter to the ‘Opposition’ Leaders of SBC by NIGEL WARD Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Labour] Councillor Sam CROSS [Independent] Councillor Mark VESEY [Green] Councillors, I address you in your respective rôles as Group Leaders of the Labour Group, the [...]

April 18, 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

Scarborough UKIP Councillor Returns To ‘Independent’ Roots

Scarborough UKIP Councillor Returns To ‘Independent’ Roots Scarborough Borough Councillor Sam CROSS has resigned from UKIP – the party he joined four years ago – to return to his independent roots. Councillor CROSS, who represents the town of Filey on [...]

September 27, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Scuppering the ‘No Confidence’ Vote – the Skulduggery Begins

Scuppering the ‘No Confidence’ Vote – the Skulduggery Begins an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on rumours of potential vote-rigging emanating from Scarborough Town Hall. ~~~~~ Finally, on Monday 26th June at 10:00am, after eleven weeks of [...]

June 23, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

Vote “No Confidence”

Vote “No Confidence” by SAM CROSS   Why are we calling a vote of No Confidence in the Leader of the Council and his Cabinet? There are a myriad of reasons. The appalling waste of taxpayer’s money that stretches over [...]

June 21, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: NO CONFIDENCE VOTE – 10:00am MONDAY 26th JUNE 2017

SBC: NO CONFIDENCE VOTE – 10:00am MONDAY 26th JUNE 2017   BE THERE!   Background: http://nyenquirer.uk/?s=No+Confidence   [...]

June 15, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council