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SBC: The Descent into Disrepute

SBC: The Descent into Disrepute Guest Author BOB ROBERTS sets forth a number of salient reminders as the May 2019 local election campaigns crank up. ~~~~~ It’s now less than 100 days to our local elections. In fact, it’s 95 [...]

January 30, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Trick Nicky’s Magic Show”

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

January 28, 2019 Photoons

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going on?

Alpamare: What the D(e)uce is Going On? Guest Author ALI WILKINS asks the questions everyone is asking about the precariouss position of the Alpamare Waterpark. ~~~~~ I listened to the interview Yorkshire Coast Radio conducted with Roland Duce (Benchmark): www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2785371/scarboroughs-alpamare-owes-landlord-28m/ [...]

January 23, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd

Multiplex Cinema reDUCEd by Guest Author ALI WILKINS ~~~~~ Over the last 4 years there have been numerous planning applications and amendments by Roland Duce (Benchmark) for the Apartments, Multiplex Cinema, Restaurants and a Multi-storey Car Park on the old [...]

July 10, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Riddle of The Sands”

Guest Author ALI WILKINS offers a potted history of the “The Riddle of The Sands”. ~~~~~ The slowness of the development of the North Side of Scarborough caused me to look at just how long this has been going on. [...]

July 5, 2018 Scarborough Borough Council

“Benchmark Butchers Bambi!”

A Letter to the Editor from Scarborough resident (and former SBC Officer) Rita HOLMES, who writes to shed light on another disturbing example of the seemingly ‘special relationship’ between Scarborough Borough Council and Benchmark – otherwise known as the Roland [...]

December 14, 2017 Letters

“Whose Futurist Is It, Anyway?”

A Letter to the Editor from Ali WILKINS, of Scarborough, who writes in the hope of eliciting an answer to a question Councillor Derek BASTIMAN [Con.], Leader of the Council, keeps dodging: Whose Stephen Joseph Theatre is it, anyway? The [...]

November 29, 2017 Letters

“The Lark of the Covenant”

A Letter to the Editor from Rita HOLMES, of Scarborough, who writes to apprise readers of an apparent breach of a little-known restrictive covenant in connection with a contract between Benchmark and Scarborough Borough Council. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, PUBLIC OPEN [...]

November 4, 2017 Letters