Sunday 25th July 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

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YCBID: Truth Time

YCBID: Truth Time an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on some of the Questions posted before the SBC Audit Committee meets on Thursday 25th June 2020 regarding Finance Director Nick EDWARDS’ Report and Recommendations in respect [...]

June 24, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again!

Levypayers’ Legal Eagle Slams BID Ballot – Again! an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Pressure on Scarborough Borough Council’s Audit Committee has notched up yet again with the release of a second solicitor’s letter from Mr Gareth [...]

June 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…)

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…) an Open Letter by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS Town Hall St Nicholas St Scarborough North Yorks YO11 2HG Telephone: 01723-232323 Email: cllr.steve.siddons@scarborough.gov.uk Steve, Apropos the Yorkshire Coast BID I write to you on [...]

May 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A BID Too Far”

Guest Author Stormin’  NORMAN MURPHY, former (perhaps future) SBC Councillor, sets forth his views on the Yorkshire Coast BID fiasco – reputedly on a road to nowhere, with directors picking their moment to get off the bus. ~~~~~ “A BID [...]

March 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

BID: Stop Press

BID: Stop Press [...]

March 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Town Hall Lockdown?

Town Hall Lockdown? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the finely-balanced BID controversy. ~~~~~ Events surrounding the bitter dispute over of the imposition of a 1.5% levy on businesses with [...]

March 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Solicitor Blasts STANYON Report

Solicitor Blasts STANYON Report an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing and commenting upon a significant item of correspondence. ~~~~~ Readers of my article “Blatantly UNFAIR” (15th March 2020) may find the following document of special interest. Personally, [...]

March 16, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Blatantly UNFAIR

Blatantly UNFAIR an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a compromise solution to the perhaps inevitable impasse over the entirely predictable conclusions of the STANYON Report. ~~~~~ Following the long-awaited publication of Mr Peter STANYON’s Report on his [...]

March 15, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

BID Investigation Report Out

BID Investigation Report Out Tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire Coast will be interested to see the following Agenda documentation ahead of the meeting of the SBC Audit Committee on Thursday 19th March 2020: I will be examing the Report in [...]

March 11, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A Labour Party Stooge?”

“A Labour Party Stooge?” Guest Author “Storming” NORMAN MURPHY exposes a piece of the most devious skulduggery on the part of our present “open and transparent” administration. ~~~~~ As many of you who follow the antics of our Council will [...]

March 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council