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SIDDONS: Home to Roost

SIDDONS: Home to Roost – an “Open Letter” to MIKE GREENE by NIGEL WARD, urging immediate action to salvage the Council’s headlong descent into the gutter. ~~~~~ Mr Mike GREENE – Head of Paid Service & CEO – Scarborough Borough [...]

January 28, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

£3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed

SBC: £3.5M Secret Property Deals Revealed – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, revealing the ante on the next round of SBC ‘investment’. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 19th October 2021, SBC Cabinet met to resolve, inter alia, Item 12 [...]

January 2, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Five SBC Labour Cllrs Compromised

Five SBC Labour Members Compromised – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, highlighting a probable breach of the Localism Act 2011, in relation to ARGOS, the (mini) Town Square and a ‘Top Secret’ purchase. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 8th [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Planning Plonkers”

“Planning Plonkers” The ever-popular Alderman NORMAN MURPHY provides our latest Guest Author article. ~~~~~ Oh dear, how sad; glorious Leader of the Council, Steve (“It’s a dog’s breakfast”) Siddons, did not get his flagship project, the ARGOS scam, through Planning. Just [...]

December 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Weasel Words from Hunmanby

Weasel Words from Hunmanby – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering an opinion on a back-handed apology from an unrepentant member of SBC’s Independent Group. ~~~~~ Following my comments on the meeting of the SBC Planning & [...]

December 18, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council


ARGOS: THE PEOPLE  8:7  SIDDONS – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting very briefly on the Planning & Development Committee meeting held on Thursday 9th December 2021. ~~~~~ Having attended the ARGOS Planning meeting, I am now [...]

December 10, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

‘Member Safety’ Protest Rocks Council

‘Member Safety’ Protest Rocks Council – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on a dramatic turn of events at yesterday’s (Mon. 1st Nov. ’21) meeting of Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ I hope readers will forgive me for [...]

November 2, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Open Letter to the SBC CEO

Open Letter to the SBC CEO by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Foreword On Monday 15th March 2021, I provided SBC’s Chair of Audit Councillor Andrew BACKHOUSE [Ind.] with a courtesy copy of the following Open Letter to CEO Mike GREENE. Late [...]

March 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Cllr. Riley Exposes Himself . . .”

“Councillor Riley Exposes Himself – to Ridicule” A Letter to the Editor from a very defensive Independent Councillor, Paul RILEY, expressing his resentment of criticism and general lack of political ‘savvy’. With a view to untangling his misconceptions, the editor [...]

February 10, 2021 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Introducing PAUL RILEY [Ind.] (Hunmanby)

A Letter to the Editor from PAUL RILEY, Chair of Reighton & Speeton Parish Council and Secretary of the Scarborough & District Civic Society, who is standing for election in the Hunmanby ward as an Independent candidate. ~~~~~ To the [...]

April 16, 2019 Letters