Politics

Politics

Delay hits Borough's council tax plans

An extraordinary Full Council meeting to decide on Scarborough Borough Council’s budget for 2017/18 has been scheduled for 2pm on Friday March 10.

Politics
Council tax

Hike in bills for tax payers in Scarborough

Council tax payers in Scarborough are facing a hike in their bills.
Politics 1
Scarborough Town Hall

FEXIT - Filey's council votes for no confidence in SBC

Filey Town Council has joined Whitby Town Council is passing a vote of no confidence in Scarborough Council.
Politics 9
The surge which hit Whitby. by Derek Earl

Government refuses to pay for tidal surge repairs

Scarborough Council is going to fight the Government after it was told there would be no financial relief to help with the repairs from last month's tidal surge.

Politics 4
The council's cabinet

Poll: Do you have confidence in Scarborough Council?

Scarborough Council's leaders have this week found themselves plunged into a crisis of confidence.
Politics
The cabinet

Filey next up to pile pressure on embattled cabinet

Filey Town Council will vote on a motion of no confidence in Scarborough Council on Monday, just days after its Whitby counterparts set the ball rolling.
Politics 4
Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

Revealed: Yorkshire's anti-Trump hotspots

A petition has revealed which areas of Yorkshire are most opposed to Donald Trump visiting the UK.

News 15
The Futurist

Poll: How would you have voted in Futurist meeting?

After Scarborough Council voted 22-21 to demolish the Futurist we are asking you, the public of Scarborough, how you would have voted if you were on the council?
Politics 34
Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

News 15

VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
Whats on 8
The EU referundum outcome has raised many questions.

Opinion: Happy to accept EU vote

That referendum ... I could see the arguments on both sides. The more I read, the more undecided I was.

News
Opinion: Why Brexit was no shock

Opinion: Why Brexit was no shock

Last week, Britain stunned the world by voting to leave the European Union, with a lead of 1.3 million votes for the leave campaign. Almost every region of England voted to leave, with the exception of London and with a turnout of 72 per cent.

News 7
EU Referendum vote results: Everything that could possibly happen next

Referendum vote results: Everything that could possibly happen next

The polls have closed and now, all we can do is wait. Here are the possible scenarios for what might happen after the result.
Politics 1
Votes are being counted in the EU referendum

What time will the referendum result be declared where you live?

Trying to figure out if you can stay up and wait for the votes to be counted? These are the expected declaration times of the various counts around the country.
News
The view from Europe as Britain decides

The view from Europe as Britain decides

The world’s gaze is fixed firmly on the UK as Britons took to the polls to decide their fate and possibly that of any entire continent

News
Protesters outside County Hall in Northallerton

Baroness Anne McIntosh: Fracking plans could 'devastate' North Yorkshire economy

Controversial plans to frack in North Yorkshire could have a devastating impact on the local economy, a former MP has warned.

Politics 8
A protester outside County Hall in Northallerton

VIDEO: Fracking explained in five minutes

Want to know what's being discussed in Northallerton?

News

A day like no other - protests as North Yorkshire debates fracking plan

THE contrast could not have been more stark.
Politics 5

Fracking could have 'devastating' impact, councillors warned

Fracking could have a devastating impact on a North Yorkshire rural community if councillors allow an application to use the controversial mining method in Ryedale to go ahead, it was claimed today.
Politics 1
Load more