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SBC: What Next?

SBC: What Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing some opinions on the results of the 2019 Scarborough Borough Council elections. ~~~~~ If power, as is claimed, corrupts, then it must surely be the case that it [...]

May 6, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

The Futurist Top Twenty

The Futurist Top Twenty an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reminding voters of a four-yearly opportunity to hold elected Conservative Councillors to account. ~~~~~ As predicted, not all 22 of the Scarborough Borough Councillors who voted in favour [...]

April 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Closet Tory’s Hypocrisy – or MP’s Dilemma?

Closet Tory’s Hypocrisy – or MP’s Dilemma? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on some election manoeuvres in the south of the Borough. ~~~~~ On the face of it, there would appear to be some deep internal [...]

March 14, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Ghost’ D-BID Votes Cast by BASTIMAN

‘Ghost’ D-BID Votes Cast by BASTIMAN – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, up-dating his earlier piece “Should ‘Ghost’ Votes Render D-BID Poll Null & Void?”. ~~~~~ Readers – especially those operating businesses in the Borough of Scarborough [...]

March 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards

SBC: Back in the ‘Eye’ Awards Scarborough Borough Council is back in the Private Eye Annual ‘Rotten Boroughs’ Awards – yet again – this time in recognition of a nice little earner last summer: This latest ‘gong’ follows a number [...]

January 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire!

SBC: The Empire Strikes Backfire! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a preliminary report on the smear campaign against Councillors who proposed a Vote of No Confidence in Scarborough Mayor, the ever-popular Councillor Joe PLANT [Con.]. ~~~~~ [...]

December 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Freeze, Councillor!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the one-hundred-and-fifty-second 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 [...]

September 7, 2018 Photoons

“Questions for Council”

Questions for Council – from Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind] (Hertford). ~~~~~ As the Portfolio Holder and other Councillors will no doubt be aware, I have been prevented from attending today’s Council meeting by the Chief Executive on the grounds that [...]

September 3, 2018 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part 3) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the ‘state-of-play in the extraordinary stand-off between SBC Chief Executive ‘Silent Jim DILLON and allegedly ‘maverick’ SBC Councillor Michelle DONOHUE-MONCRIEFF [Ind.Ind.]. The net closes . [...]

August 3, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two)

DILLON: “I Am God” (Part Two) an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, resuming earlier reports on the matter of SBC CEO Jim DILLONhaving prohibited a Councillor from attending Council Meetings. ~~~~~ This is the second in a series [...]

July 21, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council