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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

“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

“Nothing Could Be Further…”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirty-ninth 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 [...]

February 5, 2022 Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS: No Credible Denial Forthcoming

SIDDONS: No Credible Denial Forthcoming – an Open Letter to the ‘Deputy’ Leader of Scarborough Borough Council by NIGEL WARD, seeking full disclosure of such evidence as may (or may not) exist to support the Leader’s statement to Full Council [...]

February 3, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS: Home to Roost

SIDDONS: Home to Roost – an “Open Letter” to MIKE GREENE by NIGEL WARD, urging immediate action to salvage the Council’s headlong descent into the gutter. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – Head of Paid Service & CEO – Scarborough Borough [...]

January 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, keeping readers up-to-speed on developments in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga. ~~~~~ Unsurprisingly, news that Councillors Alf ABBOTT [Con.] and Bill CHATT [CIM] have tabled a [...]

November 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Private Eye on Flamingo Land

Private Eye on Flamingo Land With customary panache – and impeccable timing – Private Eye magazine has been keeping watch on Iconic Leisure Ltd, alias Flamingo Land – the regular donor to the Conservative Party that has now become the [...]

May 2, 2019 Private Eye, 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

“Congratulations!”

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

March 16, 2019 Photoons