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Borough Council Bombshell!

Borough Council Bombshell! A Letter to the Editor (well worth framing) from DAVID HALL, who spells out, in a few telling words, what everyone knows about Scarborough Borough Council – and what the Enquirer has documented over the past decade. [...]

December 11, 2023 Letters, North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Better or Worse?”

A Letter to the Editor from DAVID HANCOCK of Scarborough, questioning the promised advantages of moving to a unitary authority. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, Those of us who, when details of the forthcoming abolition of SBC was announced positively rejoiced at [...]

November 13, 2023 Letters

Talking Rubbish!

Talking Rubbish! Further to Enquirer editor TIM THORNE’s article “The Talking Bin” (published on 31st July 2023), Whitby Community Network (WCN) has kindly consented to the reproduction of some fascinating information as to how North Yorkshire Council (NYC) – having [...]

October 24, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Chat BS”

A Letter to the Editor from Margaret Wilson, of Primrose Valley, comparing the latest offering from the world of Artifical Intelligence (AI) with the insightful work of real citizen journalists investigating the personalities and events of local politics, in the [...]

April 11, 2023 Letters

Scarborough Labour Commies Fail Again

The abolition of Scarborough Borough Council (huzzah!) is just around the corner, so it’s time for a quick look back. The May 2019 polling booth putsch saw King Derek the Useless of Scalboringcunty usurped of his beloved gold commode. The [...]

March 24, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Clean Getaway?”

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

February 5, 2023 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s YCBID VAT Defence WRECKED!

SBC’s YCBID VAT Defence WRECKED! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the briefest of introduction to conclusive evidence of a famous victory. ~~~~~ The Enquirer has been covering the dispute over SBC’s treatment of VAT in [...]

January 30, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

1974-2023: “The Legacy”

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

January 5, 2023 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

Selling Out: Donohue-Moncrieff Edition

From the dawn of democracy politicians of all levels have always sold their principles. Cllr Donohue-Moncrieff is a former small c conservative councillor who, like the majority of the support base, believe in low taxes, small government, personal choice and [...]

September 25, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Miss the Boat (Hoist) – Yet Again

SBC Miss the Boat (Hoist) – Yet Again North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the curious disappearance of plans for a Boat Hoist from the Town Deal application for grant funding for the ‘regeneration’ of Scarborough’s West Pier. [...]

September 1, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council