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Monthly Archives: April 2024

Why I Stand For Election

To understand what drives me to stand for election to Scarborough Borough Council you have to look at the history of the North Yorks Enquirer. I was persuaded to write a few articles for Real Whitby, a local political blog. [...]

April 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Light at the End of the Tunnel”

A Letter to the Editor from BOB ROBERTS, Scarborough lobster fisherman, expressing the hope shared by many – that a change for the better may be imminent at Scarborough Borough Council – and the fear, shared by more, that we [...]

April 29, 2019 Letters

Shocking Find on SBC Planning Portal

Guest Author JOHN MOOK of Filey offers his personal opinion of certain discrepancies he has unearthed another glaring example of incompetence at Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Shocking Find on the SBC Planning Portal A fine example of crossing the I’s [...]

April 29, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Cesspit Politics in Hunmanby” [Letters to the Editor]

The Enquirer has received a number of Letters to the Editor on the subject of Mr Tom Seston’s inappropriate comments on social media, two of which stand out as reasoned, articulate and thoroughly decent reactions which together encapsulate the intention [...]

April 28, 2019 Letters


ERYC: ROBINSON Fires Off 7-Day ULTIMATUM by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ On Wednesday 24th April 2019, at a time when the East Riding of Yorkshire and Scarborough Borough Conservative Groups stand in utter disarray, retired Cottingham developer Mr Peter ROBINSON – [...]

April 27, 2019 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

The Big Business Connection

The Big Business Connection by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In 2009 it emerged that MI5, Special Branch and the Industrial Intelligence Section of the notorious Special Demonstrations Squad had infiltrated trade unions. Undercover police officers had provided information and intelligence [...]

April 27, 2019 North Yorkshire Police

Tory Candidate: “Psycho Bitchy Rant”

Toryboy Tom Seston, Conservative candidate for Hunmanby ward in the Scarborough Borough Council elections on May 2nd, has again courted controversy. Seston stated a fellow candidate, Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff, who has a recent history of mental health issues, engaged in a [...]

April 25, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

CCTV Appeal re Criminal Damage in Scarborough

CCTV Appeal re Scarborough Criminal Damage Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following criminal damage in the Ramshill area of Scarborough. The incident happened at 4am Saturday 6 April 2019 outside [...]

April 24, 2019 Appeals

“The (Deep) Archers”

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

April 24, 2019 Photoons

What a Shambles!

What a Shambles! Guest Author JOHN MOOK, a concerned resident of Filey, offers a personal view on SBC’s failure to bring the Filey Flood Alleviation Scheme to fruition. ~~~~~ Who oversees the overseer? Who monitors the monitor? Not to mention [...]

April 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council