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North Yorks Enquirer

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Selling Out: Donohue-Moncrieff Edition

From the dawn of democracy politicians of all levels have always sold their principles. Cllr Donohue-Moncrieff is a former small c conservative councillor who, like the majority of the support base, believe in low taxes, small government, personal choice and [...]

September 25, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Gluey’ Goes Down – Again!

‘Gluey’ Goes Down – Again! A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, reacting to reports in the local, regional and national media that Scarborough Borough Councillor Theresa ‘Gluey’ Norton [Lab.] (Eastfield) has again been imprisoned-  Contempt of Court, contempt [...]

September 22, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

BEN HOUCHEN’s Untreated Sewage

BEN HOUCHEN’s Untreated Sewage – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD – a (low) opinion piece – revealing another example of how political expediency eclipses all else – including the wellbeing of our maritime environment and  those who [...]

September 21, 2022 District, Hartlepool Borough Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

YCBID: A Parody of Governance

Guest Author Alderman Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY writes to explain why, in his view, Scarborough Borough Council was right to pass a Vote of NO CONFIDENCE in the governance arrangements of Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District Ltd (YCBID). ~~~~~ As those [...]

September 16, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Caution, Sir Robert! Liars About!”

A Letter to the Editor from Mr PETER LEE, Co-ordinator of the Save Our West Pier Action Group, calling out ‘the powers that be’ over the many shortcomings of the SBC partnership with the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB) and [...]

September 13, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Pool Sale: Correction/Apology – PLUS!

Pool Sale: Correction/Apology – PLUS! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, who, following over 1,000 articles examining questionable activities in our local authorities, has for the very first time been taken to task for a substantive inaccuracy. [...]

September 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Letters to the Fisherman’s Friend

Following Letters from John Senior MBE TD and Mr Peter Lee, once again, the North Yorks Enquirer has been made privy, in the public interest, to correspondence addressed to Scarborough & Whitby MP, Sir Robert Goodwill (Conservative), and other ‘powerful’ [...]

September 10, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Letters from the (Sea) Front

Letters from the (Sea) Front Resistance to Scarborough Borough Council’s fiercely opposed proposal to access £5 million of Town Deal Fund cash and throw a further £6.4 million of Council reserves to ‘regenerate’ the Scarborough West Pier, in disregard of [...]

September 4, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

The Stench from the Pool

The Stench from the Pool – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an EXCLUSIVE  insight into the deliberations of the ‘Places & Futures’ Overview & Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday 31st August 2022 – and, in particular, heated [...]

September 4, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Miss the Boat (Hoist) – Yet Again

SBC Miss the Boat (Hoist) – Yet Again North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the curious disappearance of plans for a Boat Hoist from the Town Deal application for grant funding for the ‘regeneration’ of Scarborough’s West Pier. [...]

September 1, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council