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Piling On The Agony!

Piling On The Agony! North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS writes with an update to his article of last week – “A Bad Case of Piles?”  (which went down very well – but not in the CEO’s office!). ~~~~~ For [...]

November 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Benchmark Releases Press Statement

Benchmark Releases Press Statement Readers may be interested to review the following Press Statement from Benchmark Leisure Ltd, released this morning, Sunday 13th November 2022. For further information,  please contact the Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service (formerly, s.151 [...]

November 13, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE?

Audit Committee: Who’s Hiding the FUDGE? – an “In My View” report by NIGEL WARD, reporting on what some might describe as the $64,000 Question: Who bears ultimate responsibility? Where does the buck stop? Who will carry the can? ~~~~~ [...]

November 1, 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

Letters from the (Sea) Front

Letters from the (Sea) Front Resistance to Scarborough Borough Council’s fiercely opposed proposal to access £5 million of Town Deal Fund cash and throw a further £6.4 million of Council reserves to ‘regenerate’ the Scarborough West Pier, in disregard of [...]

September 4, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

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

Levy-Payers’ Chair Lobbies MPs

Levy-Payers’ Chair Lobbies MPs – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reproducing a portentous email (forwarded by original recipients) from Hero SUMNER, Chair of the Yorkshire Coast Levy-Payers’ Association, to three MPs – Sir Robert GOODWILL (Scarborough & [...]

August 12, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

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

Who’s Telling the Truth?

Who’s Telling the Truth? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing Councillors with an informed opinion on which key questions to ask about the Yorkshire Coast BID . . . ~~~~~ Once again, I have been perusing [...]

July 5, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: The VAT-Man Cometh!

YCBID: The VAT-Man Cometh! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a layman’s opinion on the impending catastrophe awaiting the Yorkshire Coast BID – for starters! ~~~~~ Since it first was mooted, the proposal to establish a [...]

June 26, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council