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More Splashback from the Pool

More Splashback from the Pool – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, noting the scandal that is brewing around SBC’s failure to close the deal with HQ Hotels over the site of the former Indoor Swimming Pool. ~~~~~ [...]

October 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal

Plug Pulled on Pool Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, repeating behind-the-scenes information on the subject of the proposed sale of the site of the former Scarborough Indoor Swimming Pool (and adjacent carpark) to HQ Hotels. [...]

October 25, 2022 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

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

“The Untouchables”

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

September 28, 2022 Photoons

The Stench from the Pool

The Stench from the Pool – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an EXCLUSIVE  insight into the deliberations of the ‘Places & Futures’ Overview & Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday 31st August 2022 – and, in particular, heated [...]

September 4, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

How ‘Urgent’ – that Leader’s Urgent Decision?

How ‘Urgent’ – that Leader’s Urgent Decision? North Yorks Enquirer’s harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS examines the rationale behind yet another autocratic short-cut of democratic checks and balances. ~~~~~ I am puzzled to note that, on 25th May 2022 and under the [...]

May 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

“Here Today – Gone Tomorrow!”

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

May 3, 2022 Photoons

Mystery Benefactor Offers Town Square Deal

Mystery Benefactor Offers Town Square Deal – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing another extraordinary ‘leaked’ document – a letter which one would imagine Scarborough Borough Council may have preferred to consider ‘behind closed doors’. ~~~~~ Background [...]

December 7, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

CWTRA Evaluation

CWTRA Evaluation Guest Author Aledeman NORMAN MURPHY attempts to make some sense out of the shambolic Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residents’ Association Meeting. ~~~~~ As was expected, the Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residenst’ Association (CWTRA) meeting, held at Scarborough  Library on Tuesday 23rd November, where Council Officers [...]

December 3, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

CWTRA Meeting – Outcome & Votes

CWTRA Meeting – Outcome & Votes – an “In My View ” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Last night’s meeting of the Castle Ward Tenants’ & Residents’ Association (CWTRA), according to reports from those present, was an acrimonious affair, characterised [...]

November 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council