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Town Hall Move Still Afoot?

Regular readers may remember a couple of articles about Scarborough Borough Council’s (SBC) failed attempt to move the Town Hall. Between 2009 and 2012, the Council held meetings and made extensive plans to move the Town Hall from St. Nicholas [...]

February 7, 2014 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Open Air Theatre Losses Exposed

When you ask elected Councillors about the Scarborough Open Air Theatre (OAT), its viability and profitability, you generally get a rose-tinted view of a bygone age. The Councillors themselves probably don’t realise the full scale of the financial horrors as [...]

August 18, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council
The Information Commissioner's Office

Information Commissioner slams SBC

On the 30th July 2013, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued Decision Notice FS50488131 against Scarborough Borough Council (SBC). The Decision Notice issued against SBC relates to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request which asked for sight of the pre-application [...]

August 9, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC ‘Spook’ Censors Mundane Planning Doc

Regular readers may remember the 2012 attempts by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) to move the Town Hall, based on St Nicholas Street in the heart of Scarborough town centre, to an industrial estate on the edge of the Borough with [...]

July 24, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Cowboy Council: No Futur(ist)?

The Futurist Theatre sits empty, no shows during the spring, summer shows start August 1st through to September, visitor numbers slashed, future looking bleak for autumn/winter, local traders income slashed and the local economy has taken quite a hit. The [...]

June 21, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

How to Waste £500,000

Regular readers will remember the failed attempts by Scarborough Borough Council to move the Town Hall out to Dunslow Road at Eastfield in 2012. Planning for the move commenced in 2010 when the Skipton Building Society announced that Prospect House, [...]

February 3, 2013 Scarborough Borough Council

Assets of Scarborough

When you think about the assets of Scarborough, what comes to mind? The Marine Drive is probably our biggest draw. People love being so close to what can be the most powerful force of nature. A walk on the golden [...]

July 15, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Town Hall Move Costs

Information has just come to light that puts the costs put forward by Scarborough Borough Council in support of their proposed move of the Town Hall to Eastfield in new light. It has long been suspected that Scarborough Borough Council [...]

July 10, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Neglect of Public Buildings

It has long been suspected that Scarborough Borough Council had a policy of the wilful neglect of public buildings, resulting in them being left in an appalling condition, thus building the financial case for their future disposal to their favoured [...]

July 5, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council

An Informed Decision

I popped along to the Town Hall / Futurist meeting at the Royal Hotel on Wed 2nd May and I find myself confused on how to respond to the Town Hall Accommodation Consultation, which can be completed online here. There [...]

May 6, 2012 Scarborough Borough Council