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YCBID: At Last – the KPMG Advice

The following Letter to the Editor, from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, marks the opening of a can o’ worms at Scarborough Borough Council. Mr PARKIN refers to just two of the many key revelations first published in the Enquirer throughout [...]

March 17, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: A Compendium of Famous ‘Fails’

YCBID: A Compendium of Famous ‘Fails’ A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, who has made his own careful study of the performance of the Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District (BID) Ltd., as compared to an extravagant [...]

February 9, 2023 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: On the Ropes?

YCBID: On the Ropes? A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, drawing attention to a public disclosure by East Riding of Yorkshire Council that should surely be mirrored by Scarborough Borough Council but (guess what) is not. [...]

January 23, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Further Anomalies

YCBID: Further Anomalies A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, who draws readers’ attention to further anomalies in the governance and accountability of the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, Re: your article YCBID: The VAT Problem [...]

December 11, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Levy Refunds Inevitable?

A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, raising some interesting points not covered in Nigel Ward’s Open Letter to the SBC and ERYC Chief Executives on the subject of changes to rateable values on business premises subject to the [...]

November 25, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Route YC – Follow the Money?

Route YC – Follow the Money? A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Staithes, who offers further meat on the bone of Alderman Norman MURPHY’s deeply disturbing opinion piece “Route YC – What is it?”. PLUS – some [...]

October 24, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

‘Gluey’ Goes Down – Again!

‘Gluey’ Goes Down – Again! A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, reacting to reports in the local, regional and national media that Scarborough Borough Councillor Theresa ‘Gluey’ Norton [Lab.] (Eastfield) has again been imprisoned-  Contempt of Court, contempt [...]

September 22, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged

Swimming Pool Land Sale Challenged A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Staithes, responding to last week’s article “£1M Swimming Pool Sale Called In”, and highlighting a minor mystery concerning the financial prudence of the sale of the [...]

August 29, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID Not Viable?

YCBID Not Viable? A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, of Staithes, questioning the viability, ‘going forward’, of the Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd. Is it time to invoke Article 18 of the BID (England) Regulations 2004? ~~~~~ Dear Editor [...]

February 9, 2022 Letters

“Praise & Condemnation”

“Praise & Condemnation” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, commenting on both sides of the YCBID stand-off. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, First of all, I am not in business and am not affected by the Yorkshire Coast [...]

November 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council