Monday 18th October 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

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“Due Diligence?”

“Due Diligence?” North Yorks Enquirer resident cartoonist InToon has been wondering why Council Officers seem to think that seeking advice from external organisations with acronymic titles encompassing the entire alphabet somehow exculpates them from any responsibility for disastrous decisions like [...]

August 3, 2020 Cartoons

The £30million Blank Cheque

On the 14th May 2018 elected members of Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) voted to hand a whopping £30million to Senior Officers at the Council to spend as part of the Commercial Property Investment Strategy. The Commercial Property Investment Strategy proposal [...]

July 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Good Buy, Scarbados!

Good Buy, Scarbados! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering congratulations on a deal well done. ~~~~~ On 17th September 2018, the decision was made by Scarborough Borough Council, following a ‘robust’ recommendation by Commercial Director Mr Richard [...]

July 24, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A £3M Deficit”

A Letter to the Editor from the increasingly popular BRIAN MATHEWS (who can be relied upon to pose the penetrating questions) in search of a cool £3million. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, There seems to me to be a massive discrepancy between [...]

July 7, 2020 Letters

The Travelodge £3.8 Million Loss

A Company Voluntary Arrangement document filed at Companies House by Travelodge Hotels Limited show that Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) are claiming a loss of £3,876,922 after the chain fell into financial problems. The large debt is thought to consist of [...]

July 7, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

ARGOS, Lies & Video

ARGOS, Lies & Video an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, marvelling at the surreal performance in front of the cameras in the heart of Scarborough and elsewhere. ~~~~~ Yesterday morning, Wednesday 3rd June 2020, the Overview & Scrutiny [...]

June 4, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Siddons Torpedoes Argos Flagship?

The economic fallout from the unnecessary Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in Councillors at Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) requesting another vote on Labour leader Siddons’ flagship Argos project. The Argos project spends £22million of taxpayer’s money on a building to replace [...]

June 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council