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SBC: GREENE Quits as CEO

SBC: GREENE Quits as CEO – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, announcing a far from unexpected turn of events. ~~~~~ In the wake of a number of calamitous outcomes (e.g. the failure of SBC’s attempts to divide [...]

July 8, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned

SBC’s Auditors Sanctioned by TIM HICKS and NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has for many years been audited by MAZARS LLP. So it will come as a surprise to our readers that the accounting regulator, the Financial Reporting [...]

January 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Harbour: Payback Time?

Whitby Harbour: Payback Time – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, setting forth his views on recent meetings: Audit Committee (Thurs. 22nd July 2021) and Extraordinary Meeting of Full Council (Fri. 23rd July 2021). ~~~~~ Background Readers may be aware that, [...]

July 25, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Good Buy, Scarbados!

Good Buy, Scarbados! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering congratulations on a deal well done. ~~~~~ On 17th September 2018, the decision was made by Scarborough Borough Council, following a ‘robust’ recommendation by Commercial Director Mr Richard [...]

July 24, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…)

“Dear Steve” (…about that BID…) an Open Letter by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Councillor Steve SIDDONS Town Hall St Nicholas St Scarborough North Yorks YO11 2HG Telephone: 01723-232323 Email: cllr.steve.siddons@scarborough.gov.uk Steve, Apropos the Yorkshire Coast BID I write to you on [...]

May 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection

The ‘PRIVATE EYE’ Collection In recent years, the investigative-journalism of the CORRUPTION BUSTERS – supported by a growing number of researchers, analysts and informants – has drawn the attention of the country’s pre-eminent political exposé magazine PRIVATE EYE. In the [...]

April 23, 2020 Private Eye

ERYC BID Summonses

ERYC BID Summonses an Open Letter to Caroline LACEY from NIGEL WARD, exercising (we hope) the voice of reason. ~~~~~ Mrs Caroline LACEY – CEO and Head of Paid Service – East Riding of Yorkshire Council IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST [...]

March 19, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council

“Business As Usual”

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

March 13, 2020 Photoons

BID Investigation Report Out

BID Investigation Report Out Tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire Coast will be interested to see the following Agenda documentation ahead of the meeting of the SBC Audit Committee on Thursday 19th March 2020: I will be examing the Report in [...]

March 11, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

MP GOODWILL Steps Up – Again!

MP GOODWILL Steps Up – Again! Further to our report earlier in the week (in which Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert GOODWILL’s letter to Sec. of State Robert JENRICK was reproduced in full), it now transpires that Mr GOODWILL has [...]

February 6, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council