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Monthly Archives: April 2024

“Futurist Renaissance”

A Letter to the Editor from Councillor Norman MURPHY [UKIP], who writes to offer readers a clear account of the ill-conceived SBC strategy to destroy The Futurist Theatre – and a clear vision for its renaissance. The Enquirer salutes any [...]

November 29, 2016 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Dysfunctional Council

Scarborough Dysfunctional Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reviewing the present dysfunctional state of a Council that has been usurped by the few at the expense of the many – an OLIGARCHY. ~~~~~ When first I began [...]

November 27, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“Just When You Thought It Was Safe…”

Today’s Guest Author is ALLAN ROBERTS of Scarborough, who has been monitoring Scarborough Borough Council’s reaction to the news that Scarborough South Bay bathing water rating has been down-graded from ‘sufficient’ to ‘poor’. ~~~~~ The 8th November 2016 presented devastating [...]

November 26, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Council Tax ‘Summonses’ – Junkmail?

SBC Council Tax ‘Summonses’ – Junkmail? the first in a periodic series of “In My View” articles by NIGEL WARD, addressing SBC Council Tax ‘Summonses’ and highlighting a potential fraud on the grand scale. ~~~~~ A number of Enquirer readers [...]

November 24, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

“I Have A Dream!” [DJB’s Civil Wrongs Movement]

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-second 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, 2016 Photoons

“The Not-So-Great Dictator”

A Letter to the Editor from Bernard BLAGDEN of Scarborough, who writes to address Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] in the public domain and in the public interest. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Please publish the following item for [...]

November 19, 2016 Letters

SBC: Cabinet Performance Ratings

SBC: Cabinet Performance Ratings In response to a request from a number of Scarborough Borough Councillors, the North Yorks Enquirer has agreed to publish the following Open Letter to the Leader of Scarborough Borough Councillor and his seven Portfolio Holders [...]

November 18, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

MARRIOTT: SN Names Top Officers For Questioning

MARRIOTT: SN Names Top Officers For Questioning The front page of today’s Scarborough News revisits the BEN MARRIOTT fraud and corruption allegations at Scarborough Borough Council – naming Chief Executive Jim DILLON, Director of Legal Services Lisa DIXON, Head of [...]

November 17, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to SBC Senior Officers

Dear Messers Dillon, Edwards, Watson and Mrs Dixon, In the wake of the Marriott scandal, which highlighted Scarborough Borough Council’s unwillingness to investigate alleged corruption within the council, which Judge Humphrey Forrest called a “Whitewash“, a number of you were [...]

November 14, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Leader, The Cabinet & The Futurist

SBC: The Leader, The Cabinet & The Futurist an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an overview of the SBC Cabinet – a tale with a sting in it’s tail. ~~~~~ Throughout the year of 2016, there have [...]

November 13, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council