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Cllr BACKHOUSE Resigns from the SBC Cabinet

Cllr BACKHOUSE Resigns from the SBC Cabinet In the wake of last week’s “WHEXIT” – and last night’s “FLEXIT” – it was perhaps to be expected that Councillor Andy BACKHOUSE [Con.] would be the first to seek to distance himself [...]

February 14, 2017 Scarborough Borough Council

“Rogue Male”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the ninety-third in a continuing series of so-called  “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

December 3, 2016 Photoons

SBC: Cabinet Performance Ratings

SBC: Cabinet Performance Ratings In response to a request from a number of Scarborough Borough Councillors, the North Yorks Enquirer has agreed to publish the following Open Letter to the Leader of Scarborough Borough Councillor and his seven Portfolio Holders [...]

November 18, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Leader, The Cabinet & The Futurist

SBC: The Leader, The Cabinet & The Futurist an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an overview of the SBC Cabinet – a tale with a sting in it’s tail. ~~~~~ Throughout the year of 2016, there have [...]

November 13, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC PARKING: Portfolio Holder ‘Dissembles’ In Council

SBC PARKING: Portfolio Holder ‘Dissembles’ In Council an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the prevailing corporate chaos over unenforceable parking regulations at Scarborough Borough Council and throughout the County of North Yorkshire. ~~~~~ BACKGROUND Readers far [...]

January 12, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Son of Ex-Mayor Andy BACKHOUSE Faces Death Charge

SBC: Son of Ex-Mayor Andy BACKHOUSE Faces Death Charge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining a case that has been kept under wraps for too long. ~~~~~ Readers may recall an article published in the Daily Mail [...]

November 26, 2015 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Election Results

SBC: Election Results Turn-out 63.44% Castle Ward (2 Seats) Paul David Cross – The Labour Party Janet Helen Jefferson – Independent Cayton Ward (2 Seats) Simon Braithwaite Green – The Conservative Party Roberta Florence Swiers – The Conservative Party Central [...]

May 8, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

Council Forced to Re-consult on Motorhomes Ban

On the 28th June 2012 Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) Cabinet Member for Human Resources, Performance, Transport and ICT, Penny Marsden, considered report 12/332 produced by the council’s Parking Review Group and approved an advertisement informing affected parties that motorhomes would [...]

August 6, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Confessions & Promises

Confessions & Promises an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. It Has Been Alleged . . . It has been alleged, by the Legal & Democratic Services department of Scarborough Borough Council; that I have published defamatory articles. [28/03/2013] [...]

July 27, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement?

Double-Dipping double-talk – a ‘frank and honest’ statement? IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST The anatomy of a COVER-UP. Institutionalised ‘Get-Out-of-Jail-Free’ cards? Over five weeks ago, on Friday 26th October 2012, the Whitby Gazette published an article entitled “Councillors cleared of ‘double-dipping’”. [...]

December 4, 2012 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council