Thursday 04th March 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

All posts by Tim Thorne

Show Me The Money, Nick!

Questions are being asked of Scarborough Borough Council’s S151 Officer and Director of Finance, Nick Edwards. The questions concern the amount of money in the Benchmark Balance Sum Account. The Balance Sum Account was created as part of the Development [...]

February 26, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Benchmark In The High Court

On the 18th December 2020 Benchmark Leisure Ltd appeared virtually at the High Court in London with regard to North Bay Water Park contractor Aqua Leisure International Ltd remaining unpaid from the 2015/2016 North Bay build. His Honour Judge Bird [...]

February 16, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Broken Promises #5 – Cllr Paul Riley

“Broken Promises” is a series of articles looking at the election promises of councillors who were elected to Scarborough Borough Council in May 2019 and their actions as your Borough Council representatives since. Fifth on the list is Cllr Paul [...]

February 1, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Broken Promises #4 – Cllr Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff

Broken Promises #4 – Cllr Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff “Broken Promises” is a series of articles looking at the promises of councillors who were elected to Scarborough Borough Council in May 2019 and their actions as your Borough Council representatives since. Belatedly, [...]

January 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Argos Project Torpedoed

Steve Siddons, Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) socialist supremo’s dreams of creating a building to house the party faithful and brainwash vulnerable students appear to have been dealt a fatal blow. The madcap scheme to spend £22 million of taxpayer’s money [...]

January 10, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Where’s The Money?

On the 28th November 2020, I questioned why £130,000 made it way from the account of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to KPMG when it was agreed that only £25,000 would be paid to KPMG in relation to work undertaken for [...]

January 8, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Payment Holiday For Me…

With fresh Tier 3 restrictions placed on North Yorkshire, those who are self-employed as well as local tourism and hospitality businesses are screaming for help. Those that haven’t closed down or gone under are in severe financial difficulties and need [...]

December 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

UK Govt Fiddles Covid19 Death Figures Again

Not content with road accident victims being classified as Covid19 deaths because they had a positive Covid19 test in the previous 28 days, the UK Govt appears to have concocted another method of inflating the Covid19 death count in an [...]

December 19, 2020 Misc

SBC: Lying Bastards?

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) appear to be having a few problems in the Finance department. The majority of you will be thinking it is just the usual case of spending money unwisely on something that will never make a return [...]

November 28, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Jobs For The Boys: Ed Asquith Edition

Everyone with more than a cursory interest in politics knows it is filled with the unemployable, the utterly corrupt and those running the show will funnel money to themselves and their friends at every opportunity. The Coronavirus Plandemic is no [...]

November 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council