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£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In

£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining conflicting versions of another puzzling sell-off – the Scarborough North Bay Indoor Swimming Pool. ~~~~~ Readers may have encountered an article published on the [...]

August 24, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

£3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed

SBC: £3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing the ante on the next round of SBC ‘investment’. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 19th October 2021, SBC Cabinet met to resolve, inter alia, Item 12 [...]

January 2, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ARGOS Business Case Not Viable

SBC ARGOS Business Case Not Viable A Letter to the Editor from NICK GREEN, casting a banker’s eye over the business case for the project to ‘regenerate’ the former ARGOS building. ~~~~~ Dear Editor Following on from the Residents meeting [...]

October 25, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Siddons – The Joke

Siddons – The Joke Today’s Guest Author is Alderman Norman Murphy, offering his unique analysis of the Italian anti-terrorism planters presently regaling the town centre. ~~~~~ The current leader of the Council, our Italian-loving Stevonio Siddonso, who laughably claims to run [...]

May 30, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge £½-BILLION in the Red

Travelodge £½-BILLION in the Red – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest Travelodge figures  – and what that may mean to SBC and its ratepayers. Plus – other Council news. ~~~~~ Thame & London Ltd [...]

May 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge ‘California’?

Travelodge ‘California’? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, describing a hotel that SBC can check out of, but cannot leave. ~~~~~ Readers and other followers of the antics of Scarborough Borough Council may remember the following article in [...]

February 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS Goofs Again!

SIDDONS Goofs Again! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest ‘shot’ fired in the ongoing skirmish over the Travelodge deal. A dud. ~~~~~ Astonishingly, Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] has fired off, [...]

October 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Commercial Waste? Bin it!

Commercial Waste? Bin it! Popular Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY reacts to recent shocking disclosures surrounding a certain £14M unqualified disaster. ~~~~~ The revelation that Richard (the Brighton Bin Man) Bradley, who holds the post of Commercial Director at Scarborough Council, [...]

October 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing what would appear to be the first salvo in a potential legal challenge to Scarborough Borough Council’s purchase of the St. Nicholas Hotel and its subsequent [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council