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Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE?

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE? – an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, reporting on what some might describe as the $64,000 Question: Who bears ultimate responsibility? Where does the buck stop? Who will carry the can? ~~~~~ [...]

November 1, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council


UNANIMOUS: YCBID UNTENABLE – an “In My View Article” by NIGEL WARD, offering a seasoned interpretation of events at Scarborough Town Hall on the occasion of the Motion calling for a Vote of No Confidence in Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd. [...]

July 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council, Uncategorized

“Won’t You Come Home, Alex Bailey?”

“Won’t You Come Home, Alex Bailey?” Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY shares his opinion of the democratic contribution provided by Castle Ward Councillor ALEX BAILEY [Lab.]. It is not a high opinion . . . ~~~~~ Have you seen this [...]

October 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS Public Meeting: Report

ARGOS Public Meeting: Report –  an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on the Public Meeting to discuss the ARGOS proposals, held at the Library in Scarborough on the evening of Tuesday 19th October 2021. ~~~~~ I was [...]

October 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

The Tuesday Argos Public Meeting

Scarborough Borough Council’s long term plan to flush £14 million of Borough taxpayer’s down the toilet and spend £22 million on a block of flats for students and nurses, which will only be worth £7 million when it opens, will [...]

October 17, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: Public Meeting Called

ARGOS: Public Meeting Called – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, covering the very latest developments in the ARGOS saga. ~~~~~ Hard on the heels of yesterday’s article “CORRIGAN Appeals re ARGOS Madness” (covering the ‘regeneration’ of the [...]

October 16, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

CORRIGAN Appeals re ARGOS Madness

CORRIGAN Appeals re ARGOS Madness – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the third Planning Application in respect of the so-called ‘regeneration’ of the former ARGOS building on Newborough, Scarborough. ~~~~~ The Scarborough News of [...]

October 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

That ARGOS ‘Call-in’

That ARGOS ‘Call-in’ A Guest Author article by Alderman NORMAN MURPHY, providing his inimitable insight into Scarborough Borough Council’s mis-handling of the ‘call-in’ motion to review the business case for the Leader’s flagship ARGOS ‘regeneration’ project. ~~~~~ As might have been [...]

September 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

An Arguably Bogus Identity

An Arguably Bogus Identity – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting an apparent abuse of the service provided by (WDTK), seemingly in pursuit of a very personal vendetta. Would the real Dave LOWE please identify himself, please? [...]

August 9, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Where’s The Money?

On the 28th November 2020, I questioned why £130,000 made it way from the account of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to KPMG when it was agreed that only £25,000 would be paid to KPMG in relation to work undertaken for [...]

January 8, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council