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Towns Fund: 3 Minutes Past Scrutiny

Towns Fund: 3 Minutes Past Scrutiny – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining how the shutters have been slammed down on an attempt to scrutinise machinations involving £20.2million of the public purse. ~~~~~ On 24th February 2022, [...]

March 6, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Green Light for 3rd SIDDONS No Confidence Vote

Green Light for SIDDONS No Confidence Vote – an “In My View” article offering some background to this the third Vote of No Confidence in Leader Steve SIDDONS [Lab.]. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 14th December 2021, readers may recall, the Enquirer [...]

January 7, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS: No Confidence Vote (No. 3)

SIDDONS: No Confidence Vote (No. 3) – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the latest attempt to rid the Council of a secretive and autocratic Leader. ~~~~~ Even regular readers may be suprirsed to learn that [...]

December 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS Public Meeting: Report

ARGOS Public Meeting: Report –  an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD reporting on the Public Meeting to discuss the ARGOS proposals, held at the Library in Scarborough on the evening of Tuesday 19th October 2021. ~~~~~ I was [...]

October 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

NYE Leader Poll Hots up!

NYE  LEADERSHIP  POLL VOTE NOW! POLL CLOSES at 5:00pm on Friday 3rd September 2021 The NYE Poll to identify who it is that readers would most like to see as the next (and last) Leader of Scarborough Borough Council has [...]

August 29, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

POLL: Have Your Say!

POLL: Have Your Say! – an “In My View”article by NIGEL WARD, soliciting public opinion on the subject of: “Who should be the next (and last) Leader of Scarborough Borough Council?” ~~~~~ The embarrassment arising from the performance of SBC [...]

August 15, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SIDDONS SAID…

SIDDONS SAID… an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a personal opinion on the Leader’s ‘from the hip’ defensive response to the Motion of No Confidence. ~~~~~ Just a few short hours after the Enquirer scooped the news [...]

January 21, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Motion of No Confidence Tabled

Motion of No Confidence Tabled an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the latest efforts of Independent Councillors of two dsifferent stripes to stop the rot. The Cluster of Independent Members and the Yorkshire Coast Independent [...]

January 20, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

Another Indy Resignation

Another Indy Resignation an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the latest changes at Scarborough Borough Council, plus a fresh analysis of the numbers game. ~~~~~ Following the recent resignations from the Independent Group, by first [...]

January 12, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: The Doldrums

SBC: The Doldrums an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, setting out his opinion on the performance so far of the ailing and failing  SIDDONS administration. ~~~~~ On 7th May 2019, following the local elections held on 2nd May, [...]

December 14, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council