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ARGOS Decision faces 2 ‘Call-Ins’

ARGOS Decision faces 2 ‘Call-Ins’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a behind-the-scenes conflict rumbling in the bowels of the ‘virtual’ Town Hall. ~~~~~ Regular readers will be aware of the continuing saga of the [...]

June 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again!

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again! an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Pressure on Scarborough Borough Council’s Audit Committee has notched up yet again with the release of a second solicitor’s letter from Mr Gareth [...]

June 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Follies, Failures & Fools”

A Letter to the Editor from COLIN RELPH, Scarborough businessman and former SBC election Independent candidate for the Falsgrave & Stepney ward. ~~~~~ Sir, As a local businessman, whose business will hopefully still be viable when the lockdown ends, I [...]

June 15, 2020 Letters

Billy Dumb’s Circus

Billy Dumb’s Circus Today’s Guest Author is none other than former SBC Councillor and current voice of the people Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, crtiticising the fudged ‘Zoom’ meeting over the ARGOS/TOWN SQUARE madness. ~~~~~ Sadly, as many people have commented, the [...]

June 10, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Zooming in on the BID Ballot

Zooming in on the BID Ballot an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Beleaguered tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire coast will be encouraged to learn that the Audit Committee of Scarborough Council has at last been summoned to [...]

May 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Between 2 Stools”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-ninth 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 23, 2020 Photoons

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…)

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…) an Open Letter by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS Town Hall St Nicholas St Scarborough North Yorks YO11 2HG Telephone: 01723-232323 Email: cllr.steve.siddons@scarborough.gov.uk Steve, Apropos the Yorkshire Coast BID I write to you on [...]

May 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Annual Report #4 [Business Studies]

SBC Annual Report #4 [Business Studies] Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY concludes his four-part his summing up of the Pimpernel’s year in office. (Part One [Salt Mines] can be reviewed here. Part Two [Cookery], here). Part Three [Geography], here. Ladies [...]

May 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Digital Dithering

Digital Dithering A Letter to the Editor from BOB ROBERTS, enquiring about the fate of democracy when local authority functions are reduced to virtual ‘meetings’, behind closed shutters. ~~~~~ Sir, So the Scarborough News announces that SBC will hold virtual [...]

May 12, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council