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All posts by Tim Thorne

SBC: Neglect of Public Buildings

It has long been suspected that Scarborough Borough Council had a policy of the wilful neglect of public buildings, resulting in them being left in an appalling condition, thus building the financial case for their future disposal to their favoured [...]

July 5, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Those iPads…

I covered the decision taken to buy the iPads for SBC Councillors and Officers in an article a while ago, went into some depth why the decision was flawed and why they are a poor investment. It is time for [...]

June 7, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

True Cost of iPads

True Cost of iPads I covered the decision taken to buy the iPads for SBC Councillors and Officers in an article a while ago, went into some depth why the decision was flawed and why they are a poor investment. [...]

May 11, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

An Informed Decision

I popped along to the Town Hall / Futurist meeting at the Royal Hotel on Wed 2nd May and I find myself confused on how to respond to the Town Hall Accommodation Consultation, which can be completed online here. There [...]

May 6, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

Local Councillors Broadband Expense Claims

Here are those Councillor Broadband expenses in full. The sources for the information are listed below if you wish to confirm them against my figures. Councillor 2010/11 2009/10 2008/9 2007/8 2006/7 BACKHOUSE G A (SBC) £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 £255.00 [...]

April 9, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

The £53k Question

On Friday Feb 24th 2012, Councillors attending a full Council meeting at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted themselves some new shiny iPads, but new facts have come to light that will cast doubt upon the information given to them. Originally [...]

March 13, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council