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Browsing the "Guy Smith" Tag

Scarborough Bathing Water Pollution

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor GUY SMITH, bemoaning the unacceptable state of Scarborough’s bathing waters, as revealed to the nation by the Daily Mirror reporter LUCY THORNTON and highlighted in the past here on the [...]

September 26, 2023 Letters

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken?

Deal-Broker’s Deal Broken? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on simmering allegations of corruption regarding the sale of the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool to HQ Hotels (Mr Nick THOMAS MBE). ~~~~~ Background [...]

October 17, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Pool Sale: Correction/Apology – PLUS!

Pool Sale: Correction/Apology – PLUS! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, who, following over 1,000 articles examining questionable activities in our local authorities, has for the very first time been taken to task for a substantive inaccuracy. [...]

September 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Bid Farewell to the BID, Mike

Bid Farewell to the BID, Mike An Open Letter to Mike GREENE, Head of Paid Service & CEO of Scarborough Borough Council, providing information and opinion intended to be of assistance to the Council in the execution of its statutory [...]

June 5, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Donkey Man to Storm Castle?

Donkey Man to Storm Castle? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, correcting an earlier opinion regarding the Castle Division of the NYCC elections on 5th May 2022. ~~~~~ To my eternal embarrassment, I learn that I have [...]

April 30, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Changing of the Guard?”

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

April 16, 2022 Photoons

SBC Murder Threats COVER-UP

SBC Murder Threats Cover-Up – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, attempting to join the dots in the long-running murder threats COVER-UP. ~~~~~ Readers may have noted the paucity of information provided in the Scarborough News coverage of [...]

November 4, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS SAID…

SIDDONS SAID… an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a personal opinion on the Leader’s ‘from the hip’ defensive response to the Motion of No Confidence. ~~~~~ Just a few short hours after the Enquirer scooped the news [...]

January 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Motion of No Confidence Tabled

Motion of No Confidence Tabled an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the latest efforts of Independent Councillors of two dsifferent stripes to stop the rot. The Cluster of Independent Members and the Yorkshire Coast Independent [...]

January 20, 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