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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

Where’s The Money?

On the 28th November 2020, I questioned why £130,000 made it way from the account of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to KPMG when it was agreed that only £25,000 would be paid to KPMG in relation to work undertaken for [...]

January 8, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

JEFFERSON: Support Dissolving

JEFFERSON: Support Dissolving an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marking readers’ cards on further indications of the inexorable disintegration of the madcap ARGOS proposal. ~~~~~ In private conversation, I have been listening to a senior Councillor attempting to [...]

December 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Council Rocked by Independent Resignation

Council Rocked by Independent Resignation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Speculation is rife today – following the ‘shock’ resignation from the Independent Group of popular elected member, Councillor Guy SMITH – that the Independent Group’s support [...]

December 17, 2020 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

An Open Letter to JJ

An Open Letter to JJ by NIGEL WARD, seeking clarity as to why Scarborough Borough Councillor Janet JEFFERSON [Ind.] appears determined to alienate her previously loyal electorate in Castle Ward, Scarborough. It does not require a genius to recognise that [...]

December 7, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Suits versus Oilskins

Suits versus Oilskins Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS presents a brief history of Harbours management (and manipulation) over the past 5 years. ~~~~~ As the implementation of the Harbour ‘Masterplan’ for Scarborough Harbour rumbles along – with no sign of the [...]

November 29, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: SHELL Shocked

SBC: SHELL Shocked an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on the impact of a major new gas exploration project off the Borough’s coastline. ~~~~~ As 2021 approaches, Scarborough and Whitby fishermen, already confronting two major impediments to [...]

November 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Double Vision”

“Double Vision” Today’s Guest Author is NYE harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS, who has identified the commonsensical fact that if you want to know what’s good for fishermen, it’s best to ask fishermen. Wayne Hemingway of Hemingway Design, on the other [...]

November 21, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The Borough Dredger: VFM?

The Borough Dredger: VFM? Enquirer harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS turns his attention to the ‘Value For Money’ element of the Borough’s dredging activities. ~~~~~ It was interesting to note that, during the Council meeting of November 2nd, 2020, Cllr Bastiman [...]

November 10, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council