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Suits versus Oilskins

Suits versus Oilskins Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS presents a brief history of Harbours management (and manipulation) over the past 5 years. ~~~~~ As the implementation of the Harbour ‘Masterplan’ for Scarborough Harbour rumbles along – with no sign of the [...]

November 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Double Vision”

“Double Vision” Today’s Guest Author is NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS, who has identified the commonsensical fact that if you want to know what’s good for fishermen, it’s best to ask fishermen. Wayne Hemingway of Hemingway Design, on the other [...]

November 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough Dredger: VFM?

The Borough Dredger: VFM? Enquirer harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS turns his attention to the ‘Value For Money’ element of the Borough’s dredging activities. ~~~~~ It was interesting to note that, during the Council meeting of November 2nd, 2020, Cllr Bastiman [...]

November 10, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Vision vs. Reality

Vision vs. Reality NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS offers the following rejoinder to ROGER PICKSTOCK’s recent Letter to the Editor on the subject of the Hemingway Design ‘Masterplan’ for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Having read Roger Pickstock’s analysis [...]

October 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

That ‘Masterplan’

That ‘Masterplan’ by NIGEL WARD, providing context to the Scarborough Harbour regeneration debate. ~~~~~ Three recent articles by NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS have aroused considerable interest in the Council’s secret ‘Masterplan’ for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour, as envisioned [...]

October 15, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

LUNA PARK – a Missed Opportunity

LUNA PARK – a Missed Opportunity Guest Author ALLAN ROBERTS further expands his criticism of the shambolic ‘back-of-a-fag-packet’ Masterplan for the regeneration of Scarborough Harbour – a litany of blind incomprehension masquerading as ‘vision’. Wayne Hemingway, author of the ‘Masterplan’ [...]

October 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Slaves to the ‘Masterplan’

Slaves to the ‘Masterplan’ NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS provides some ‘meat on the bone’ to the secret Scarborough harbour ‘Masterplan’, devised by Hemingway Design with scant regard to the needs or opinions of harbour users. Lookout, fishermen! ~~~~~ SBC [...]

October 12, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Whale Watching

Whale Watching North Yorks Enquirer harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS shares his mirth over one breathtakingly innovative element of the Council’s ‘vision’ for an all new, singing-&-dancing, humming-&-toe-tapping version of Scarborough Harbour – ‘Masterplan’ courtesy of Hemingway Design. ~~~~~ Forgive me [...]

October 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

A Fishy Smell at Scarborough Harbour

A Fishy Smell at Scarborough Harbour NYE Harbours correspondent  ALLAN ROBERTS presents a timeline (gleaned entirely from public record documentation) which typifies the cavalier approach taken by Scarborough Borough Council to its duties to consult ratepayers/residents before embarking on significant [...]

August 26, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Terms of Endearment?

Terms of Endearment? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS brings some much-needed clarity to the lack of consultation over the management of Scarborough Harbour. ~~~~~ Scarborough Harbour Representation and its faults Having witnessed the Deputy Harbour Masters comment to the effect that [...]

January 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council