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Monthly Archives: June 2024

“Called Out for a Liar”

“Called Out for a Liar” Regular Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY offers his views on the latest SIDDONS scandal. ~~~~~ It now seems that the stench of corruption emanating from Steve “It’s a dog’s breakfast” Siddons’ (so-called) leadership of Scarborough [...]

January 31, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS: Home to Roost

SIDDONS: Home to Roost – an “Open Letter” to MIKE GREENE by NIGEL WARD, urging immediate action to salvage the Council’s headlong descent into the gutter. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – Head of Paid Service & CEO – Scarborough Borough [...]

January 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Police 7 – Jan. ’22

Police 7: Community Policing News Jan. ’22 The NYE’s Police 7 articles are intended to be a one stop shop for our readers covering crime prevention advice, court reports, Police appeals for assistance, local community policing news, information on victim [...]

January 27, 2022 Appeals

Stormin’ Norman’s VoNC Report

Stormin’ Norman’s VoNC Report Guest Author Alderman Murphy shares his views on the recent Houdini routine at Scarborough Borough Council – and those who made it possible. ~~~~~ So the third Vote of No Confidence (VoNC) brought against LABOUR leader, Steve [...]

January 25, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“Than Meets the Eye”

A Letter to the Editor from CHRIS RIDDOLS of Eskdaleside, whose eagle eye has spotted what appears to be evidence of Scarborough Borough Council “feathering the nest” of the soon-to-be Scarborough Town Council – at the cost of the wider [...]

January 19, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council


In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirty-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 [...]

January 18, 2022 Photoons

The Belfast Disconnections: The Quest Continues

Attention! … Attention! … Tim Hicks continues his series of articles investigating Chief Police Officers expenses, which has been very popular with our readers. Tim is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in auditing expenses claims. The Belfast Disconnections: The [...]

January 18, 2022 North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

5 Lab. Cllrs. – Formal Accusations Lodged

5 Lab. Cllrs. – Formal Accusations Lodged – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on Formal Complaints against SBC Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS and four of his Labour colleagues. ~~~~~ I can now unequivocally confirm that, [...]

January 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Harbour Masterplan Under Scrutiny

Harbour Masterplan Under Scrutiny – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a significant development in the attempts to scrutinise Scarborough Borough Council’s ill-considered proposals to ‘regenerate’ Scarborough’s West Pier – in disregard of climate change [...]

January 14, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned by TIM HICKS and NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has for many years been audited by MAZARS LLP. So it will come as a surprise to our readers that the accounting regulator, the Financial Reporting [...]

January 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council