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Letter: Question Time event with the right answers

We were fortunate to be selected for the first Question Time ever in Scarborough.

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Time for major rethink.

Letter: Present regime not viewed as fit by people

Re Think Tank Calls for SBC to be abolished.

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South Cliff Bowls Club

Letter: Does Scarborough Borough Council follow the Nolan rules?

What a joke Scarborough Council is.

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Concern about the indifference apparent in the upper reaches of Scarborough Borough Council

Letter: Indifference from upper tier to views

I had hoped to send information below, by email to all councillors. However the fact that Scarborough Borough Council (unelected) officials are intercepting certain emails intended for councillors (Rotten Borough’ section in Private Eye) suggests that I might be better off writing an open letter to councillors:

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How difficult is it to get a reply?

Letter: The silent leader: my experience

May I share with you below my experience of politely trying to communicate with Cllr Derek Bastiman, leader of Scarborough Borough Council, and the lack of response:

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South Cliff Bowling Club

Letter: Stop the loss of your unique conservation

I would like to add the support of Nunthorpe Bowling Club, Middlesbrough, to the campaign to avoid the loss of the heritage area at Scarborough South Cliff that is mooted for redevelopment.

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If Scarborough is to keep its musical culture alive the local populace need to give them much more support.

Letter: Don’t overlook our local talent and venues

It’s welcome news to see Gary Barlow headlining in last week’s paper and to see the Open Air Theatre continue to prosper but it’s a more dispiriting scene on Scarborough’s smaller venue front.

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Development should be seen as good news.

Letter: Westwood development is a positive move if building kept

The news that Westwood is to be sold for residential development should be seen as good news.

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Futurist Theatre

Letter: Dismay and unanswered messages

I know I speak for many others when I say I am dismayed that we are to lose our Futurist theatre. The council says the Futurist was not sustainable yet they have an abundance of money for the Stephen Joseph Theatre which attracts funding from other public sources.

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South Cliff Bowling Club

Letter: Alarm at the intention to close the green

I am alarmed to hear that the local council are considering closing your green.

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South Cliff Bowling Club

Letter: Relocation by council is not a viable option

In my capacity as the secretary of a lawn bowls league in Ryedale and a committee member at Terrington Cliff Bowls Club near Malton, I have just received an email from a contact letting me know of the possibility that Scarborough Borough Council may sell off the South Cliff bowls green.

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South Cliff bowls club

Letter: Ridiculous to wreck an active club and green

Good luck in the attempt to save South Cliff Bowling Club’s green.

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South Cliff bowls club

Letter: Are there any councillors with foresight?

What devastating and short-sighted news that Scarborough Council is planning to force the closure of the Filey Road bowls club.

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South Cliff bowls club

Letter: Council: please leave this club alone

I have just heard that Scarborough Borough Council proposes to stop the continued use of the South Cliff Bowling Green for development purposes.

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South Cliff bowls club

Letter: Why this council appalls me

I’m emailing in support of the campaign to save the club and its present site.

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Grateful thanks for handbag find.

Letter: Amazing good deed by strangers

My wife and I live in Billingham, Cleveland, and on August Bank Holiday of this year, my wife lost her handbag on the North York Moors, near Pickering

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Need for more car charging points.

Letter: Need for more charging points in town

Malcolm Smith’s column regarding electric cars “taking off in 2017” raised the issue of charging points in towns.
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A road safety audit should have been done by the highway authority.

Letter: Road safety outside store: reveal audit

Prior to the works outside the B & M store on Seamer Road being carried out, a road safety audit should have been done by the highway authority.

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Lidl, Seamer Road, Scarborough

Letter: Made a saving but paid price with parking

When my husband and I do our ‘big shop' we like to browse the shelves, often buying household goods, DVDs, books and clothes as well as our groceries.

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Retain just four council members and get rid of the dead wood.

Letter: Scant regard by council for the public

Re the number of council members:

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