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Resignations, Coercion & Censure

Resignations, Coercion & Censure an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD (originally intended for publication on Christmas Eve, hence no mention of the rejection of the Future High Streets Fund bid or the Leader’s extension of the BBL agreement), [...]

January 4, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS: The New Titanic

ARGOS: The New Titanic Regular Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY – soon to be appointed an Alderman of the Borough of Scarborough – spells out his views on the performance of the Council’s Commercial Property Investment Strategy. ~~~~~ As those of [...]

December 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“In The Ghetto” 

“In The Ghetto”  Another Guest Author contribution from Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, who has winkled out a real gem of a one-liner giveway from the tight-lipped master of transparency. ~~~~~ As many of you have pointed out to me in recent [...]

November 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“SIDDONS’ FOLLY”

“SIDDONS’ FOLLY” Guest Author and former SBC Councillor, Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY, administers his customary dose of derision to the ludicrous plan to ‘regenerate’ Castle Ward by filling it with bed-hopping youngsters studying at the Immuniversity of Life.  ~~~~~  As mentioned [...]

November 16, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Sweeping Booty” – the Panto!

“Sweeping Booty” – the Panto! Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY reports on some seasonal entertainment inadvertently provided by YCBID and SBC’s delegated Prince Charming, Commercial Director RICHARD BRADLEY. It’s Panto time, folks! ~~~~~ Although it looks like we shall all be [...]

November 6, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge

Travelodge Deal – Solicitor’s Challenge an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing what would appear to be the first salvo in a potential legal challenge to Scarborough Borough Council’s purchase of the St. Nicholas Hotel and its subsequent [...]

October 22, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Monopoly Hotels

Monopoly Hotels Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY summarises the SBC Strategic Investment Strategy. ~~~~~ While the Enquirer’s latest Photoon, depicting the Leader of Scarborough Council, Labours holiday-loving Stevo Siddonso, being offered first refusal on the now ‘up for sale’ Premier Inn [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

That Cornwall £3M Loan

That Cornwall £3M Loan Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY has been doing some homework on the subject of that £3 million short-term loan to Cornwall (Unitary) Council – and thereby spins a speculative tale of runaway debt, with a very disturbing [...]

September 2, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Randerson’s Folly 

Randerson’s Folly  Guest Author (and former SBC Councillor) Stormin’ NORMAN MURPHY is less than impressed with Officer/Member communications at SBC – otherwise known as “the tail wagging the dog” (facilitated, always, by the gullibility/stupidity of the dog). Here is why [...]

August 17, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Double U-Turn on the YCBID

Double U-Turn on the YCBID In response to a bizarre report in the Scarborough News, Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers a retrospective on the rise and fall in favour of the Yorkshire Coast BID in the eyes of the SBC [...]

July 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council