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How Should We VOTE? (Pt.2) – DIRTY TRICKS and DIRTY DEEDS

How Should We VOTE? (Pt.2) DIRTY TRICKS and DIRTY DEEDS – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD – following on from “How Should We VOTE on 5th May? (Pt.1)”, in which seven ‘hot favourites’ were identified. Some of [...]

April 24, 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

Town Deal Board Hood-Winked?

Town Deal Board Hood-Winked? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS discloses how members of the Scarborough Town Deal Board (STDB) appear to have been ‘rail-roaded’ by SBC Officers over the latest so-called West Pier Regeneration Project. A previous incarnation, from fifteen years [...]

April 11, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Snouts

Snouts Guest Author Alderman Norman Murphy casts a critical gaze over Labour candidates seeking election to the new North Yorkshire Council 0n 5th May 2022. ~~~~~ Well, as predicted, once the UNITARY election TROUGH was opened, Siddons’ and Jefferson’s little piggies have come rushing [...]

April 9, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Labour’s 3 Lost Years

Labour’s 3 Lost Years Concluding his article “A Rose by Any Other Name”, Alderman Norman Murphy surveys Labour’s ineffectual three-year administration of Scarborough Borough Council. ‘Promised’ versus ‘Delivered’ – a complete whitewash. ~~~~~ As promised, I have pleasure in presenting to you, [...]

April 3, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Castle Ward Chair Abandons Residents’ Meeting

Item #1 Item #2 Item #3 Information! … Castle Ward Chair Abandons Residents’ Meeting – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on extraordinary events at the recent meeting of the combined Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residents Association [...]

March 27, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Missing: 1 Boat Hoist

Missing: 1 Boat Hoist NYE Harbours Correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS identifies another significant omission from the Council’s duties to Harbour-users. As ever, ALLAN makes his point by citing the Council’s own words . . . ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council claims that part [...]

March 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Ignorance is Bliss

Attention! … Attention! … SBC: Ignorance is Bliss – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing a one-sided correspondence which raises the question: Where lies the distinction between “ignorant” (as in “lacking the knowledge”) and just plain “ignorant” [...]

March 10, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

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

Latest Performance at the End of the West Pier

Latest Performance at the End of the West Pier NYE Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS shines his spotlight on an extraordinary but not entirely successful juggling act. ~~~~~ There are many – especially those within the fishing industry at Scarborough – who [...]

February 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council