Saturday 15th May 2021,
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Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style

Suppression of Information Act: SBC-style an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a rudimentary failure on the part of SBC’s Legal department – and an erroneous statement by a SBC Portfolio Holder Councillor Tony RANDERSON [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Regular [...]

February 5, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

LISA DIXON – RESIGN TODAY! (1)

LISA DIXON – RESIGN TODAY! (1) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing a number of salient inferences from information forming part of the public record. A long article of surgical exactitude, featuring the facts behind the opinion. [...]

January 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Resignations, Coercion & Censure

Resignations, Coercion & Censure an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD (originally intended for publication on Christmas Eve, hence no mention of the rejection of the Future High Streets Fund bid or the Leader’s extension of the BBL agreement), [...]

January 4, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M

Another Invisible Council Loan – £10M an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a well-kept secret following on from TIM THORNE’s article “£3M Cornwall Gamble Mystery Solved” and Guest Author NORMAN  MURPHY’s contributions “Randerson’s Folly” and “That [...]

September 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Randerson’s Folly 

Randerson’s Folly  Guest Author (and former SBC Councillor) Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY is less than impressed with Officer/Member communications at SBC – otherwise known as “the tail wagging the dog” (facilitated, always, by the gullibility/stupidity of the dog). Here is why [...]

August 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars

DEVO – Unitary Council Turf Wars an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, watching the jockeying and horse-trading for power, positions and pensions arising from the forthcoming changes in local government arrangements. ~~~~~ The buzz-word on everybody’s lips at [...]

August 12, 2020 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Dredging the Depths of Credulity

Dredging the Depths of Credulity an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating readers on ALLAN ROBERTS’ investigation of the questionable finances of the Borough Dredger – ‘Sandsend’. ~~~~~ In pursuit of the White Rabbit, Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS, [...]

December 5, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga – a Motion to Full Council to set a moratorium on the collection and enforcement [...]

October 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Not a Man of his Word

Not a Man of his Word an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, expressing disappointment in the new Leader’s evasion of a reasonable and courteous request on behalf of victims of sexual abuse – and other disgusting disappointments. ~~~~~ [...]

July 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllrs Demand Ext.Ord. Meeting to ‘Dump the D-BID’

SBC Cllrs Demand Ext.Ord. Meeting to ‘Dump the D-BID’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an Opposition initiative to take heed of business people’s objections to the apparent ‘greasing of the wheels’ of the Yorkshire Coast [...]

February 18, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council