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North Yorks Enquirer

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“Caution, Sir Robert! Liars About!”

A Letter to the Editor from Mr PETER LEE, Co-ordinator of the Save Our West Pier Action Group, calling out ‘the powers that be’ over the many shortcomings of the SBC partnership with the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB) and [...]

September 13, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Staithes, responding to last week’s article “£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In”, and highlighting a minor mystery concerning the financial prudence of the sale of the [...]

August 29, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Stormin’ Norman’s BID Summary

Stormin’ Norman’s BID Summary Guest Author and regular NYE contributor Alderman NORMAN MURPHY sets forth his views on recent developments in the on-going saga of Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd and its “death by a thousand cuts”. ~~~~~ Although not a BID Levy-payer [...]

July 14, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“BRASS TAX”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-forty-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 far beyond. Readers [...]

June 28, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC/STDB: Negligence, Incompetence and Lies? – Pt.1

SBC/STDB: Negligence, Incompetence and Lies? – Pt.1 An Open Letter to Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) and the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB), signed by well over 100 members of the South Bay community (comprising residents, Harbour users (commercial and leisure), [...]

May 31, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Cover-Up”

“The Cover-Up” The thousands of Enquirer readers who enjoyed a good chuckle at our two-hundred-and-thirty-fourth Photoon – “The Small Print” – will be delighted to see that it has had the desired effect. Our good-natured ‘heads-up’ to our humble servants [...]

November 20, 2021 Photoons

SBC ARGOS Business Case Not Viable

SBC ARGOS Business Case Not Viable A Letter to the Editor from NICK GREEN, casting a banker’s eye over the business case for the project to ‘regenerate’ the former ARGOS building. ~~~~~ Dear Editor Following on from the Residents meeting [...]

October 25, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Fear & Loathing in NIMBYLAND

Fear & Loathing in NIMBYLAND an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the great COVID-19 divide in rural areas. ~~~~~ Following the years of deep division – hatred, even – over the interminable BREXIT issue, one aspect of [...]

May 16, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“All for One and One for All”

A Letter to the Editor from Ian DIXON of Whitby, a keen follower of local government affairs, who writes to express his support for Councillor Rob BARNETT’s call for the abolition of Scarborough Borough Council and the establishment of a [...]

December 22, 2017 Letters

“Sorry We’re Closed”

A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Rob BARNETT [Lab.] (Whitby Streonshalh), who writes to lament the decline of our much-loved town of Whitby under two tiers of Tory-led local government. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Once again, thank you for [...]

November 22, 2017 Letters