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“Dear Janet – Why, Why, Why?”

“Dear Janet – Why, Why, Why?” Alderman NORMAN MURPHY takes Castle Ward Councillor and Cabinet stalwart Janet Jefferson to task . . .  echoing her “Why, why, why?”. ~~~~~ As some of you will no doubt have noticed the lying [...]

February 17, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS’ Duplicity Exposed

SIDDONS’ Duplicity Exposed Guest Author Alderman NORMAN MURPHY spills the beans on the best-kept secret behind the much-resented demolition of the Futurist Theatre. Yet another “nothing could be further from the truth” episode – and another brick in the wall [...]

February 6, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Is there Life in Marc?

Is there Life in Marc? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, welcoming a new Senior Officer to SBC, albeit on a strictly temporary (for the moment) basis. ~~~ I hope that regular readers will join me in extending [...]

November 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“In The Ghetto” 

“In The Ghetto”  Another Guest Author contribution from Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, who has winkled out a real gem of a one-liner giveway from the tight-lipped master of transparency. ~~~~~ As many of you have pointed out to me in recent [...]

November 27, 2020 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

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Back to the Roots – and Beyond!”

CodHead takes to its logical conclusion SBC Finance Director Nick EDWARDS’ concept of regeneration . . .  back to the roots – and beyond! [...]

April 1, 2019 Cartoons

EXCLUSIVE! Futurist Theatre to be Rebuilt

EXCLUSIVE! Futurist Theatre to be Rebuilt Scarborough Borough Council, in an unprecedented U-turn, has announced that, having secured eleventh-hour unsecured funding from the European Union Cultural Regeneration Initiative (EUCRI), a £9M 21st Century state-of-the-art, brand-new, singing-‘n’-dancing, humming-‘n’-toe-tapping Futurist Theatre is [...]

April 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Stormin’ Norman Debunks ‘Dodgy’ DBID

Popular Guest Author Councillor Norman MURPHY [Ind.] gives us the low-down on the Council *hit factory – pardon the typo, the Council’s hit factory – well-known for its obsession with tourism (which is why it closed its three Tourist Information [...]

March 27, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Open Tender”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident Roger PICKSTOCK, who writes to affirm the view of Enquirer regular Bob ROBERTS – namely, that the site of the former Futurist Theatre should be offered for open tender. ~~~~~ To the [...]

March 25, 2019 Letters