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Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing what would appear to be the first salvo in a potential legal challenge to Scarborough Borough Council’s purchase of the St. Nicholas Hotel and its subsequent [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Travelodge £3.8 Million Loss

A Company Voluntary Arrangement document filed at Companies House by Travelodge Hotels Limited show that Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) are claiming a loss of £3,876,922 after the chain fell into financial problems. The large debt is thought to consist of [...]

July 7, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Is there Life in Marc?

Is there Life in Marc? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, welcoming a new Senior Officer to SBC, albeit on a strictly temporary (for the moment) basis. ~~~ I hope that regular readers will join me in extending [...]

November 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SIV: That’s Another Fine Mess!

SIV: That’s Another Fine Mess! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a running commentary on one local businessman’s object lesson in running rings round the Council. ~~~~~ I was unable to watch the SBC Cabinet Meeting of [...]

November 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“SIDDONS’ FOLLY”

“SIDDONS’ FOLLY” Guest Author and former SBC Councillor, Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, administers his customary dose of derision to the ludicrous plan to ‘regenerate’ Castle Ward by filling it with bed-hopping youngsters studying at the Immuniversity of Life.  ~~~~~  As mentioned [...]

November 16, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

EXCLUSIVE: Public Interest ARGOS Emails

Exclusive: Public Interest ARGOS Emails an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, giving a very necessary public airing to some rather furtive ‘public interest’ email exchanges. IF YOU NEVER READ ANOTHER NIGEL WARD ARTICLE, READ THIS ONE! ~~~~~ Readers [...]

November 11, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS Goofs Again!

SIDDONS Goofs Again! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest ‘shot’ fired in the ongoing skirmish over the Travelodge deal. A dud. ~~~~~ Astonishingly, Scarborough Borough Council Leader Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] has fired off, [...]

October 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Commercial Waste? Bin it!

Commercial Waste? Bin it! Popular Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY reacts to recent shocking disclosures surrounding a certain £14M unqualified disaster. ~~~~~ The revelation that Richard (the Brighton Bin Man) Bradley, who holds the post of Commercial Director at Scarborough Council, [...]

October 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

An Unqualified Disaster

An Unqualified Disaster an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, exposing the seemingly rash appointment of, and delegation of immense powers to, a lamentably under-qualified person. ~~~~~ As a casual observer of Council activities, I like, from time to [...]

October 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council