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A Coalition Against Democracy?

A Coalition Against Democracy? Guest Author article by FRANK SHEPHERD, commenting on the Labour/Conservative back-room coalition. ~~~~~ With voters reducing the Labour and Conservative Groups, both by number and by share of vote on Thursday, neither of the main parties [...]

May 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Flush Those Blues Away””

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

May 7, 2019 Photoons

Doh-BID! U-Turner has the Tories desperately spinning

A Letter to the Editor from a Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Ind]. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I wish to add my support to the call by Independent and Labour Councillors for an extraordinary meeting of Scarborough Borough Council to discuss [...]

February 27, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“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