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“Flush Those Blues Away””

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

May 7, 2019 Photoons

SBC: What Next?

SBC: What Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some opinions on the results of the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections. ~~~~~ If power, as is claimed, corrupts, then it must surely be the case that it [...]

May 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Independent 1-minute Survey

With less than three weeks to polling day, the North Yorks Enquirer has been informed that candidates for the forthcoming SBC local elections have been taking part in a private survey asking key questions regarding their satisfaction (or otherwise) – [...]

April 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

A Paper Chase in Filey

A Paper Chase in Filey an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on further evidence of a Tory meltdown in the southern part of the Borough – this time in the Filey ward. ~~~~~ A couple of weeks [...]

April 4, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Cllrs ‘Deliberately Misled’ Over Futurist Demolition

SBC Cllrs ‘Deliberately Misled’ Over Futurist Demolition Guest Author Councillor Norman MURPHY, Deputy Leader of the Independent Group at Scarborough Borough Council, speaks from the inside, echoing and corroborating points raised by the North Yorks Enquirer regarding the demolition of [...]

March 18, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Closet Tory’s Hypocrisy – or MP’s Dilemma?

Closet Tory’s Hypocrisy – or MP’s Dilemma? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on some election manoeuvres in the south of the Borough. ~~~~~ On the face of it, there would appear to be some deep internal [...]

March 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“One Man – One Vote?”

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

March 10, 2019 Photoons

‘Ghost’ D-BID Votes Cast by BASTIMAN

‘Ghost’ D-BID Votes Cast by BASTIMAN – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating his earlier piece “Should ‘Ghost’ Votes Render D-BID Poll Null & Void?”. ~~~~~ Readers – especially those operating businesses in the Borough of Scarborough [...]

March 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Doh-BID! U-Turner has the Tories desperately spinning

A Letter to the Editor from a Scarborough Borough Councillor Michelle Donohue-Moncrieff [Ind]. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I wish to add my support to the call by Independent and Labour Councillors for an extraordinary meeting of Scarborough Borough Council to discuss [...]

February 27, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Should ‘Ghost’ Votes Render D-BID Poll Null & Void?

Should ‘Ghost’ Votes Render D-BID Poll Null & Void? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, raising concerns regarding the integrity of the Poll conducted for the purposes of ratifying the Yorkshire Coast Destination BID. ~~~ Fundamental to [...]

February 26, 2019 Uncategorized