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‘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

“Hebo” & The Fizzwits

“Hebo” & The Fizzwits an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD , offering clear evidence of former SBC Councillor (and Whitby Town Council co-optee) ‘Councillor’ John NOCK’s contempt for the people he ‘represents’. ~~~~~ Due to an unexpected but [...]

August 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“DBID: A Boulder in their Waders”

“A Boulder in their Waders” Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY, the long-serving former Scarborough Borough Councillor, updates readers on the mounting eruption of dissent against the Yorkshire Coast DBID. ~~~~~ Although the previous worse-than-useless, many say, Conservative Council administration has now [...]

August 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Pot, Kettle, Black”

An Open Letter to Derek by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Dear Derek, Open Letter re Conduct of Council Officers Hope you don’t mind me addressing you by your first name, but we have been corresponding for so long and I have [...]

August 3, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Ex-Leader Kicks Off Over Leaks Deluge

Ex-Leader Kicks Off Over Leaks Deluge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing yet another loaded email regarding the cascade of leaks. ~~~~~ For some months now, I have been attempting to heads-up Scarborough Borough Council to a [...]

July 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Interception of NYE Emails

SBC Interception of NYE Emails An Open Letter to the Leader of Scarborough Borough Council, Councillor Steve SIDDONS [Lab.], by regular contributor TIM HICKS, addressing the continuing issue of email interception. ~~~~~ Dear Councillor Siddons, Open Letter re: Scarborough Borough [...]

July 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Not a Man of his Word

Not a Man of his Word an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, expressing disappointment in the new Leader’s evasion of a reasonable and courteous request on behalf of victims of sexual abuse – and other disgusting disappointments. ~~~~~ [...]

July 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Leaked CV Row Escalates

Leaked CV Row Escalates an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, keeping readers up to speed on the escalating row over the leaked CVs of the applicants for the Chief Exec post, abandoned by Jim DILLON and now filled [...]

July 18, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Not For Publication

Having decided to sit back for a couple of months after the May local elections to see what the new administration are capable of, I decided it is time to speak out about the latest madcap scheme coming from SBC. [...]

July 15, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council