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“Good Riddance, Dud Siddons!”

“Good Riddance, Dud Siddons!” Please welcome the return of Alderman “Stormin’” Norman Murphy, summing up the disastrous tenure of Scarborough Borough Council’s last Leader. ~~~~~ As those of you who have been following the shambolic progress of Scarborough Council over [...]

March 30, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Labour Commies Fail Again

The abolition of Scarborough Borough Council (huzzah!) is just around the corner, so it’s time for a quick look back. The May 2019 polling booth putsch saw King Derek the Useless of Scalboringcunty usurped of his beloved gold commode. The [...]

March 24, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Before the Flood

SBC: Before the Flood North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent has been examining fresh discrepancies emerging in Scarborough Borough Council’s application of Flood Risk Zone regulations in regard to the universally disliked West Pier ‘regeneration’ project. ~~~~~ How strange that there [...]

March 20, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: At Last – the KPMG Advice

The following Letter to the Editor, from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, marks the opening of a can o’ worms at Scarborough Borough Council. Mr PARKIN refers to just two of the many key revelations first published in the Enquirer throughout [...]

March 17, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: Boat-Hoist Missing Link?

West Pier: Boat-Hoist Missing Link? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has identified another “slip ‘twixt cup and lip” in the preparation of the 2022 West Pier Regeneration Plan. ~~~~~ Following up on the article in this journal, dated April 2022, which [...]

March 8, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: Potty Time?

West Pier: Potty Time? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has identified another fatal flaw in Project Manager Helen JACKSON’s incoherent plan to ‘regenerate’ Scarborough’s West Pier. SBC Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Janet JEFFERSON has been apprised of the information contained in [...]

February 28, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

Selby District Council – Strike Ballot

Selby District Council – Strike Ballot Unison has released the following Media Statement in respect of a strike ballot taking place for staff working on the Selby District Council leisure contract in North Yorkshire. MEDIA STATEMENT [...]

February 28, 2023 Selby District Council

NYC Corporate Structure

NYC Corporate Structure – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing details of the proposed Paid Service Corporate structure of North Yorkshire Council, our new unitary authority (from 1st April 2023). ~~~~~ For reference, readers may wish to [...]

February 22, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cabinet: West Pier Stand-Off

SBC Cabinet: West Pier Stand-Off – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a considered opinion on the outrageous behaviour of SBC Leader, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.], in his capacity as Chair of the Cabinet Meeting held on [...]

February 17, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!”

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!” North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on an apparent disregard of reality on the part of Scarborough Borough Council (which will cease to exist on 31st March 2023). The Council seems to be [...]

February 14, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council