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Monthly Archives: April 2021

The Great Lockdown Hoax

The UK lockdown began on 23rd March 2020. The stated purpose of the lockdown was to stop NHS hospitals being overwhelmed by the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. When it became apparent that NHS hospitals were not going to be [...]

May 14, 2020 Misc

“The New Normal?”

A Letter to the Editor from IAN DIXON, expressing his concerns regarding the nature of “the new normal”. ~~~~~ Sir, Who would have predicted a year ago that our country would be in the state it is in now? We [...]

May 13, 2020 Letters

NY Police Essential Journeys #9

North Yorkshire Police Essential Journeys #9 by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ NYE Media Operations during the coronavirus pandemic Along with everyone else, the NYE team have feelings of admiration for the NHS and the emergency services and the way they are [...]

May 13, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

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

“Lions Led By Donkeys”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-eighth 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 11, 2020 Photoons

SBC Annual Report #3 [Geography]

SBC Annual Report #3 [Geography] Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY presents the third of a four-part summing up of the Pimpernel’s year in office. (Part One [Salt Mines] can be reviewed here. Part Two [Cookery], here) Ladies and gentlemen . [...]

May 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

WANTED – fugitive Martyn Healey

WANTED – fugitive Martyn Healey Officers have issued an appeal for information as to the whereabouts of Martyn Nathan Healey. Healey, 32, is wanted for failing to attend court and also for possession of a bladed article in a public [...]

May 8, 2020 Appeals

NY Police Essential Duties #8

North Yorkshire Police Essential Duties #8 by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction  The NYE supports the efforts of North Yorkshire Police to enforce the Coronavirus restrictions The NYE has done everything it can to support the efforts of the police to [...]

May 6, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Police

A Rainbow Cabinet?

A Rainbow Cabinet? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, contemplating the management of the Council’s response to COVID-19 and the monumental challenge of achieving a good recovery for the Borough thereafter. ~~~~~ I have no use for party [...]

May 5, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Annual Report #2 [Cookery]

SBC Annual Report #2 [Cookery] Guest Author STORMIN’ NORMAN MURPHY presents the second of a four-part summing up of the Pimpernel’s year in office. Ladies and gentlemen . . . Part Two [Cookery]: ~~~~~ CLOWN HALL HIGH SCHOOL SCARBOROUGH HEADMASTER [...]

May 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council