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Water Quality Flagged Up

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor GUY SMITH, lamenting the lack of action in response to shameful bathing water quality on the North Yorkshire coast. ~~~~~ Dear Editor As we all know, there have been many [...]

June 8, 2024 Letters

Scarborough Bathing Water Pollution

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor GUY SMITH, bemoaning the unacceptable state of Scarborough’s bathing waters, as revealed to the nation by the Daily Mirror reporter LUCY THORNTON and highlighted in the past here on the [...]

September 26, 2023 Letters

Ban Bloodsports – Press Release

WHITBY CAMPAIGNERS URGE YORKSHIRE WATER TO DROP GROUSE SHOOTING Campaigners in Whitby have been urging Yorkshire Water to stop leasing moorland for grouse shooting, with over 400 people signing petition postcards to the utility company over the recent bank holiday [...]

June 6, 2019 Misc

BWQ: BacTrack Yorkshire Water Report Fingers McCAIN

BWQ: BacTrack Yorkshire Water Report Fingers McCAIN an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, introducing readers to the conclusions of the BacTrac bathing water report to Yorkshire Water. ~~~~~ Readers who have followed with interest the Enquirer’s coverage of [...]

January 24, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Gullible COCKERILL’s Dog Poo Myth

SBC: Gullible COCKERILL’s Dog Poo Myth an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a Report presented to Full Council by SBC Portfolio Holder for Major Projects,  Councillor Mike COCKERILL [Ind.Ind.] addressing the South Bay pollution problem. ~~~~~ [...]

January 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Amity Calamity”

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

December 7, 2017 Photoons

North Bay Blue Flag: The 61% Deception

North Bay Blue Flag: The 61% Deception an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the strange reticence of our local and regional public institutions to announce Scarborough North Bay’s loss of its Blue Flag for ‘EXCELLENT’ Bathing [...]

November 26, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018

No ‘Blue Flag’ for Scarborough North Bay in 2018 Guest Author BOB ROBERTS breaks some more bad news for Scarborough businesses. ~~~~~ Last week saw the announcement of a Bathing Water Quality (BWQ) rating of ‘Poor’ for Scarborough’s South Bay. [...]

November 17, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment

South Bay BWQ: A Senior Moment In response to the latest in a series of articles on the Enquirer concerning Bathing Water Quality in Scarborough’s South Bay, one Facebook user (clearly a wag) posted the following rhetorical question: “We could [...]

November 10, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

South Bay Pollution: The Chips Are Down

Guest Author BOB ROBERTS writes with regard to the report by Jonathan PORTER (NLS) in respect of the Final DNA Report  and the  associated Scarborough News article of last week. ~~~~~ Scarborough South Bay is indeed unique. What sets it [...]

November 8, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council