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NYC Councillors Speak

NYC Councillors Speak Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY writes to record his pleasant surprise at a number of Scarborough North Yorkshire Councillors asking some of the right questions. ~~~~~ I have been moved to put pen to paper to record [...]

December 8, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

NYC & the Usual Suspects

NYC & the Usual Suspects Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY joins the dots on the matter of the democratic representation presently available to the people of the former Borough of Scarborough in the wake of Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) in North [...]

May 20, 2023 North Yorkshire County Council

“Time for Truth”

“Time for Truth” An Open Letter to the Mayor of Scarborough, Councillor Eric BROADBENT [Lab.] from NIGEL WARD. An appeal on behalf of the many – not the few. A shot at redemption, no less. ~~~~~ Councillor Eric BROADBENT – [...]

February 3, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

SS Clones Arrest Council

SS Clones Arrest Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the art of silently and satirically expressing an opinion in a public forum in such a way as to occasion no disruption (but a high [...]

November 8, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“Losing the Plot?”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-forty-sixth 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 22, 2022 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Deploys Security ‘Heavies’ Against NYE

SBC Deploys Security ‘Heavies’ Against NYE by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ For many years, NYE community journalist Nigel Ward has been peacefully attending Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) meetings to report to the NYE’s readership on Council affairs in Scarborough. This is [...]

May 20, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council


Snouts Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy casts a critical gaze over Labour candidates seeking election to the new North Yorkshire Council 0n 5th May 2022. ~~~~~ Well, as predicted, once the UNITARY election TROUGH was opened, Siddons’ and Jefferson’s little piggies have come rushing [...]

April 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

When is a Market NOT a Market?

When is a Market NOT a Market? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on events at SBC’s Full Council Meeting, where questions over the Masterplan for the so-called ‘regeneration’ of the West Pier saw a number [...]

March 2, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge £½-BILLION in the Red

Travelodge £½-BILLION in the Red – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the latest Travelodge figures  – and what that may mean to SBC and its ratepayers. Plus – other Council news. ~~~~~ Thame & London Ltd [...]

May 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Indy Resignation

Another Indy Resignation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the latest changes at Scarborough Borough Council, plus a fresh analysis of the numbers game. ~~~~~ Following the recent resignations from the Independent Group, by first [...]

January 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council