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North Yorks Enquirer

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Talking Rubbish!

Talking Rubbish! Further to Enquirer editor TIM THORNE’s article “The Talking Bin” (published on 31st July 2023), Whitby Community Network (WCN) has kindly consented to the reproduction of some fascinating information as to how North Yorkshire Council (NYC) – having [...]

October 24, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“The Reckoning”

“The Reckoning” – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, thanking readers for their supportive messages following the broadcast of the BBC mini-series “The Reckoning”. This article in the Radio Times (see below) provides interesting background reading: ~~~~~ In [...]

October 13, 2023 North Yorkshire Police, Police, Scarborough Borough Council

Town Deal Truths and Half-Truths

Town Deal Truths and Half-Truths   Guest Author Stormin’ Norman Murphy writes to disentangle the Gordian knot. ~~~~~ Much has been said recently, and indeed written about, with regard to the £22 million Scarborough has been awarded from the Town Deal Fund (TDF) and [...]

July 25, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

A Monumental Task?

A Monumental Task? North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS questions the aesthetic and financial judgement of the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB). Who wouldn’t? ~~~~~ As many of the public are aware, the Scarborough has received in excess of [...]

June 30, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Mayor May Not?

Mayor May Not? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on a suggestion so bizarre as to surely be nothing more than an April Fool spoof gone wildly out of control. ~~~~~ Earlier in the week, implausible [...]

April 6, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

“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