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Town Hall Lockdown?

Town Hall Lockdown? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the finely-balanced BID controversy. ~~~~~ Events surrounding the bitter dispute over of the imposition of a 1.5% levy on businesses with [...]

March 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Labour Party Stooge?”

“A Labour Party Stooge?” Guest Author “Storming” NORMAN MURPHY exposes a piece of the most devious skulduggery on the part of our present “open and transparent” administration. ~~~~~ As many of you who follow the antics of our Council will [...]

March 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

We BID You ‘Bravo!’

We BID You ‘Bravo!’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing a further update on the ‘stealth tax’ known as the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 26th February 2020, I was able to attend East Riding Magistrates’ [...]

February 28, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

How Red Are These Hands?

How Red Are These Hands? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Readers who have followed the ongoing saga of the Yorkshire Coast BID (the 1.5% levy on businesses in the tourism sector whose rateable value exceeds a [...]

February 21, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Site – What Next?

The Futurist Site – What Next? Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers his two penn’orth on the never-ending story and questions the prudence of the appointment of certain members of the Working Group comprising Cllrs SIDDONS, JEFFERSON, COCKERILL and BASTIMAN. ~~~~~ [...]

February 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Fantasy Island”

Today’s Guest Author is the ever-popular Stormin’ Norman MURPHY, past and (putatively) future Independent SBC Councillor, who comments on the performance of Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] in his role as Leader. ~~~~~ For most people living in the Borough of [...]

January 1, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Borough Council  2020?

Happy New Year’s Eve from the NYE Today’s Guest Author is former SBC and WTC Councillor MIKE WARD, writing about the present dynamic of our Borough Council and how it will shape the coming year at SBC. ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough [...]

December 31, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Only Game in Town

The Only Game in Town an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing the future prospects here in the Borough of Scarborough. ~~~~~ Since the 17th December 2019, when I first reported that a Requisition had been served calling [...]

December 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“One Out? All Out!”

“One Out? All Out!” A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Unaff.Ind.], whose lack of confidence in Councillor Siddons is matched only by her lack of confidence in other leading candidates. ~~~~~ To the editor, Only days [...]

December 27, 2019 Letters

“A Christmas Break”

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

December 25, 2019 Photoons