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“Magaluf! Magaluf! Magaluf!”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-fifty-seventh 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 [...]

March 26, 2023 Photoons

SBC: Before the Flood

SBC: Before the Flood North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent has been examining fresh discrepancies emerging in Scarborough Borough Council’s application of Flood Risk Zone regulations in regard to the universally disliked West Pier ‘regeneration’ project. ~~~~~ How strange that there [...]

March 20, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: Potty Time?

West Pier: Potty Time? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has identified another fatal flaw in Project Manager Helen JACKSON’s incoherent plan to ‘regenerate’ Scarborough’s West Pier. SBC Harbours Portfolio Holder Councillor Janet JEFFERSON has been apprised of the information contained in [...]

February 28, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!”

West Pier: “Carry on Regardless!” North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS reports on an apparent disregard of reality on the part of Scarborough Borough Council (which will cease to exist on 31st March 2023). The Council seems to be [...]

February 14, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

VINDICATED: “DLUHC £1m Deception” Claim

Vindicated: “DLUHC £1m Deception” Claim North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS responds to mistaken criticism of an earlier article, providing full clarification of figures quoted. ~~~~~ Readers may recall a piece written by me and published on the North [...]

January 17, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

West Pier: Piles of Money?

West Pier: Piles of Money? Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS seems to have identified a previously ovrerlooked source of funding to facilitate a full repair to the West Pier sheet-piling dilapidation. And set some cracks appearing in the administration’s (rocky) armour? [...]

November 29, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC West Pier Bullnose ‘Bullshine’

SBC West Pier Bullnose ‘Bullshine’ North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS has once again excavated some “lessons will be learned’ bullshine from the forgotten annals of SBC Harbours history – 70 years of neglect – forgotten, perhaps, because it presents [...]

November 22, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Piling On The Agony!

Piling On The Agony! North Yorks Enquirer Harbours correspondent ALLAN ROBERTS writes with an update to his article of last week – “A Bad Case of Piles?”  (which went down very well – but not in the CEO’s office!). ~~~~~ For [...]

November 15, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

Letters to the Fisherman’s Friend

Following Letters from John Senior MBE TD and Mr Peter Lee, once again, the North Yorks Enquirer has been made privy, in the public interest, to correspondence addressed to Scarborough & Whitby MP, Sir Robert Goodwill (Conservative), and other ‘powerful’ [...]

September 10, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers’ attention to some very telling bits of information, hidden in plain sight. ~~~~~ Two of the most highly contentious issues facing Scarborough Borough Council, as it [...]

June 21, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council