Tuesday 02nd March 2021,
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The Emperor’s Toast

The Emperor’s Toast Today’s ever-popular Guest Author is Alderman NORMAN MURPHY, who appears to have identified the cause of some belated signs of long-overdue action in the Puzzle Palace… ~~~~~ To suggest that the reign of Labour Emperor “Stevo Siddonso” [...]

February 27, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Benchmark Statement

The following Statement has been released by Royal Pilgrim Communications, on behalf of Benchmark: Benchmark Statement Benchmark were surprised by the announcement that the development agreement was not to be extended This was decided in private by Cabinet on 16th [...]

February 25, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men – and SBC

The Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men – and SBC Enquirer harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS shines his light into another dark place. ~~~~~ A series of emails between myself and Cllr Janet Jefferson prompt this re-examination of a series [...]

February 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The ARGOS ‘Leak’ Investigation

The ARGOS ‘Leak’ Investigation Our regular Guest Author – Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY – offers an informed view. ~~~~~ The current interest into who did, or did not, leak the report into the £22 million pound ratepayer-funded, ARGOS development, as published [...]

February 14, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

La Commedia di Siddonso

La Commedia di Siddonso Hugely popular Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY, Alderman of the Borough, takes a satirical swipe at the comic genius of Stevonio SIDDONSO ahead of his long-awaited trip to Tuscany. ~~~~~ I think we can all agree that [...]

February 8, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

That Vote of No Confidence

That Vote of No Confidence Today’s Guest Author is none other than Alderman NORMAN MURPHY, that very popular long-serving Councillor now sheds more light on the present incarnation of the Council on which, in better times, he was proud to [...]

February 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Back to the Drawing-Board!

Back to the Drawing-Board! North Yorks Enquirer resident Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the bizarre proposals for a viewing platform on the West Pier (the Harbour ‘Masterplan’). ~~~~~ Once again the Councils disregard for Scarborough harbour users, and in particular [...]

January 23, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Harbour Master Vanishes

Harbour Master Vanishes North Yorks Enquirer resident Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on a curiously quiet departure. ~~~~~ In the absence of any communication between the Scarborough Harbour Executive and the stakeholders/harbour users since 2019, perhaps it would be appropriate [...]

January 17, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby – I Am Not Entering Into A Contract

Guest Author ANDY STRANGEWAY, former Independent ERYC Councillor and nationally renowned parking campaigner, has laid down the gauntlet to SBC Director of Legal & Governance Services Lisa DIXON in respect of motorhomes parking at the Whitby Abbey Car Park (the [...]

December 15, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: The New Titanic

ARGOS: The New Titanic Regular Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY – soon to be appointed an Alderman of the Borough of Scarborough – spells out his views on the performance of the Council’s Commercial Property Investment Strategy. ~~~~~ As those of [...]

December 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council