Monday 10th May 2021,
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Sherlock and the Great Land Sale

Sherlock and the Great Land Sale by NORMAN MURPHY ~~~~~ As I explained in my previous article “Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS”, the current Labour administration ruling over   Scarborough Borough Council, and indeed any other administration which might succeed it, will [...]

May 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS

Sherlock’s Eye on ARGOS Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy turns an eagle eye on the continuing saga of the ‘regeneration’ of the former ARGOS building. ~~~~~ While out taking my constitutional the other day, I bumped into an old school [...]

April 30, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Liverpool Parallel – Redux

The Liverpool Parallel – Redux Guest Author Stormin’ Norman Murphy highlights the roots of Labour’s inherited failures at SBC. ~~~~~ Although my previous article, “Liverpool v Scarborough” (which focused on the appalling abuses of power apparently perpetrated by officers and [...]

April 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Liverpool -v- Scarborough

Liverpool -v- Scarborough Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY draws some interesting parallels. ~~~~~ As many of you will have seen, Local Government Minister, Robert Jenrick, has recently intervened in the running of Labour controlled Liverpool City Council. Jenrick was forced to [...]

April 2, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

De-Politicising the Police

De-Politicising the Police Introducing KEITH TORDOFF MBE – the totally Independent candidate in the forthcoming election for the position of Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire taking place on Thursday 6th May 2021. If you believe, as I [...]

March 28, 2021 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

Council ‘Protocols’

Council ‘Protocols’ NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS identifies another glaring example of SBC double standards. ~~~~~ If I may refer to the recent NYE article, and in particular to this snippet taken from that article: With reference by the requestor [...]

March 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

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