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“Make Your Mind Up, Jim!”

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

November 23, 2018 Photoons

OAT: The ‘Unmentionable’ Quarter-Million

OAT: The ‘Unmentionable’ Quarter-Million an Open Letter to Councillor Mrs Elizabeth COLLING [Lab.], in her capacity as Chair of the Overview & Scrutiny Board of Scarborough Borough Council, seeking clarification in regards to the Council’s public statements concerning the “operating [...]

October 19, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up a profligate breach of Tory ‘austerity’. ~~~~~ East Riding of Yorkshire Councillor Andy STRANGEWAY [Ind.] – a sometime contributor to the Enquirer – has taken [...]

May 9, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

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: 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

Shock! Tory Councillor Owns Up!

Shock! Tory Councillor Owns Up! Enormous credit is due to Scarborough Borough Councillor Phil TRUMPER [Con.] (Esk Valley) for holding up his hands and admitting that the complexity of events during last Friday’s meeting of Full Council exceeded his powers [...]

March 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

Tory Councillor Chivvies KITSON via Twitter

Tory Councillor Chivvies KITSON via Twitter an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a Tory Borough Councillor’s very public attempt to hold a maverick Council Officer to account. ~~~~~ Background Readers of the Enquirer who are also [...]

February 4, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: ‘No Confidence’ Motion Gathers Momentum

SBC: ‘No Confidence’ Motion Gathers Momentum an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the sharing of the GoPetition public comments calling for the replacement of Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] and his entire Cabinet. [...]

April 27, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

At Long Last! SBC NO CONFIDENCE Motion Tabled

At Long Last!  SBC NO CONFIDENCE Motion Tabled an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, announcing the long-awaited Motion of NO CONFIDENCE in SBC Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] and his seven Cabinet Portfolio Holders. ~~~~~ This morning, Wednesday [...]

April 5, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council