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The Futurist – Memories Captured On Film

A Letter to the Editor from Andy HYLTON, a filmmaker presently based in Croydon, South London –  an old Scarborian with a passion for the town and its cultural heritage, appealing to residents and visitors with compelling first-hand memories of [...]

February 18, 2015 Letters

Open Letter to Cllr Derek Bastiman

An open letter to Councillor Derek Bastiman, portfolio holder for Strategic Planning and Regeneration at Scarborough Borough Council from Patricia David, Co-ordinator of the Save the Futurist Campaign. Dear Cllr. Bastiman, We have now heard that the Homes and Communities [...]

January 24, 2015 Letters

SBC: Futurist Fate Fixed For New Year

Yesterday the Planning & Development Committee of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) met and decided not to decide upon the method of demolition for the Futurist Theatre, which stands on Foreshore Road, at that time. Members of the committee decided that [...]

December 12, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Why Futurist Demolition Is Illegal

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) announced it will begin demolition of the Futurist Theatre on Monday 19th January 2015. The announcement was made on planning notices placed outside the theatre. The council has applied to itself for planning permission to determine [...]

December 11, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: D-Day for Futurist

Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) will meet on the 12th January 2015 to decide the fate of the Futurist Theatre. It is anticipated that councillors will be voting to bulldoze the theatre regardless of the outcome of Flamingo Land’s [...]

November 6, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Piers – Peer Review

A Letter to the Editor from Mike WARD of Whitby. Mike writes as a member of the public. He is also a Scarborough Borough Councillor (UKIP) for Esk Valley ward. He offers the following insight into the grave concerns regarding [...]

October 23, 2014 Letters

Bidder B Donates £50k To Conservatives

The name of the developer for the Futurist site, preferred by the Conservative majority on Scarborough Borough Council, has today been revealed by the council. The council’s preferred bidder, known only as Bidder B thus far, is Kirby Misperton based [...]

October 21, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Futurist Demolition Illegal?

As reported yesterday, Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has started the process of carrying out the long-held ambition of razing the Futurist Theatre to the ground. The decision to demolish the theatre was taken by the Conservative-led Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet. [...]

October 6, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Council Starts Futurist Demolition

Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has started the process of carrying out the long-held goal of razing the Futurist Theatre to the ground. The theatre, which once hosted The Beatles, first opened as a cinema in 1921. The historic theatre stands [...]

October 5, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council
The Information Commissioner's Office

ICO Forces Scarborough Council To Admit Futurist Figures Made Up

On the 17th July 2014, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Decision Notice FS50536742 against Scarborough Borough Council (SBC). The Decision Notice issued relates to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by campaigners attempting to Save the Futurist Theatre from [...]

August 4, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council