Wednesday 19th January 2022,
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All posts by Nigel Ward

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

VoNC: Something Old, Something New?

VoNC: Something Old, Something New? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a disturbing twist to the forthcoming Vote of No Confidence (VoNC) in SBC Leader, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ Something Old . . . [...]

January 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Green Light for 3rd SIDDONS No Confidence Vote

Green Light for SIDDONS No Confidence Vote – an “In My View” article offering some background to this the third Vote of No Confidence in Leader Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 14th December 2021, readers may recall, the Enquirer [...]

January 7, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

£3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed

SBC: £3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing the ante on the next round of SBC ‘investment’. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 19th October 2021, SBC Cabinet met to resolve, inter alia, Item 12 [...]

January 2, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Leader’s Secret Property Deal Challenged

Leader’s Secret Property Deal Challenged – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a Leader’s Urgent Decision by SBC Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.] (Friday 17th December 2021) to purchase property in St Helen’s Square, Scarbrough, at [...]

December 22, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Five SBC Labour Cllrs Compromised

Five SBC Labour Members Compromised – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a probable breach of the Localism Act 2011, in relation to ARGOS, the (mini) Town Square and a ‘Top Secret’ purchase. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 8th [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Weasel Words from Hunmanby

Weasel Words from Hunmanby – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on a back-handed apology from an unrepentant member of SBC’s Independent Group. ~~~~~ Following my comments on the meeting of the SBC Planning & [...]

December 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS: No Confidence Vote (No. 3)

SIDDONS: No Confidence Vote (No. 3) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest attempt to rid the Council of a secretive and autocratic Leader. ~~~~~ Even regular readers may be suprirsed to learn that [...]

December 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Steps Towards the NY Unitary Council

Steps Towards the NY Unitary Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the progress made by North Yorkshire’s 7 District/Borough Councils in regard to their forthcoming abolition under Local Government Reorganisation (LGR). ~~~~~ Readers [...]

December 14, 2021 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council