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The Futurist Site – What Next?

The Futurist Site – What Next? Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers his two penn’orth on the never-ending story and questions the prudence of the appointment of certain members of the Working Group comprising Cllrs SIDDONS, JEFFERSON, COCKERILL and BASTIMAN. ~~~~~ [...]

February 18, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Borough Council  2020?

Happy New Year’s Eve from the NYE Today’s Guest Author is former SBC and WTC Councillor MIKE WARD, writing about the present dynamic of our Borough Council and how it will shape the coming year at SBC. ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough [...]

December 31, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“One Out? All Out!”

“One Out? All Out!” A Letter to the Editor from SBC Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Unaff.Ind.], whose lack of confidence in Councillor Siddons is matched only by her lack of confidence in other leading candidates. ~~~~~ To the editor, Only days [...]

December 27, 2019 Letters

SBC Cabinet Re-Shuffle?

SBC Cabinet Re-Shuffle? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on big changes forthcoming at the Puzzle Palace. ~~~~~ The result of the 12th December 2019 General Election – an unprecedented rejection of Labour, even in stronghold constituencies [...]

December 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Fight for Democracy”

“The Fight for Democracy” A very timely Letter to the Editor from the only Scarborough Borough Councillor to evince the openness to mention that the Emperor’s new clothes, at least, are totally transparent. ~~~~~ To the editor The Americans like [...]

December 11, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Back to the Futurist

Back to the Futurist Today’s Guest Author is the ever-popular former SBC elected member NORMAN MURPHY, offering his ‘take’ on what went wrong – and how it is yet to be put right. ~~~~~ It is beyond doubt that many [...]

December 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Beyond Authority”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-eighty-eighth 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 [...]

October 6, 2019 Photoons

“Final Fantasy”

A Letter to the Editor from former SBC Councillor and serving Secretary to the Independent Group, NORMAN MURPHY, setting out his opinion that the electoral facts and figures confirm the extent of the Tory collapse at Scarborough Borough Council, and [...]

September 21, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

‘Fantasy Leader’ & The “X” Factor

‘Fantasy Leader’ & The “X” Factor an “In My View” opinion piece by NIGEL WARD, surveying the local political landscape as we move towards the return of Council, following the summer recess. ~~~~~ As the ‘silly season’ draws to a [...]

September 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Jane Kenyon-Miller Rides Again!

Jane Kenyon-Miller Rides Again! An Open Letter to the man presently being referred to as ‘The Once & Future Leader’ , Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.] from the Enquirer’s Police & Crime correspondent, TIM HICKS – commenting on the ramifications of [...]

August 29, 2019 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Scarborough Borough Council