Politics

Politics

Scarborough councillor "refusing" to take part in data protection training

A Scarborough councillor could face sanctions after refusing to take part in Government mandated data protection training.

News
The ward map

Four councillors to be axed in Scarborough

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for Scarborough Borough Council.
News
CCTV

Could CCTV be switched off in Scarborough?

Scarborough's CCTV cameras could go dark following North Yorkshire County Council's decision to cut funding to the service.

News
Council tax on the rise

Scarborough Council approves council tax rise

Scarborough's residents will see a hike in their council tax bills for the coming year.
News
Devolution: Yorkshire leaders urge Prime Minister to commit to mayoral election in 2020

Devolution: Yorkshire leaders urge Prime Minister to commit to mayoral election in 2020

Leaders of 18 Yorkshire councils have written to Theresa May urging her to commit to a region-wide mayoral election in 2020, ahead of a crunch meeting with the Communities Secretary tomorrow.

Business
Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
News
Bills are set to rise

Council tax set to soar for Scarborough residents

Council tax payers in Scarborough are facing another hike in their bills.
News
Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
Politics
Robert Goodwill

Scarborough MP "proud" after losing position in Government

Scarborough MP Robert Goodwill has lost his role as Children's Minister in Theresa May's reshuffle.

News
Cinder Track

Cinder Track: temporary restriction on motor vehicles after landslip

Motor vehicle access is being restricted on a section of the old Scarborough to Whitby railway line, just north of Ravenscar, due to a small landslip.

News
Whitby piers

Whitby pier repair plans given approval

The long campaign to get Whitby’s piers repaired is almost at an end.

News
How the site will look

New M&S and Aldi coming to Whitby

Plans to bring a Marks & Spencer and an Aldi to Whitby have been approved

News
Latest News

Three fined in court for dog offences in Whitby and Scarborough

Three people have been fined for failing to clean up after their dogs in Whitby and Scarborough.

News
Pressure is growing on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over scrapped rail electrification plans.

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

Politics
How the borough currently looks

Just four Scarborough councillors could go in money-saving plan

Scarborough could lose just four of its 50 borough councillors as part of a scheme to save money in local authorities.

News
The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

Politics
The Raithwaite Estate at Sandsend, near Whitby

Raithwaite's £40m Whitby expansion plans rejected

Controversial plans for a luxury £40 million expansion by The Raithwaite Estate in Sandsend were rejected today by Scarborough Council's planning committee.
News
The tour will return

Councillors approve Tour's return to Scarborough in 2018

Scarborough will host the Tour de Yorkshire for the fourth year running.

Politics
Town Hall

Scarborough Council cleared by corruption investigation

An investigation into Scarborough Council's handling of allegations of corruption has found that there was no cover-up, only procedural mistakes.

Politics
Steve Howley, secretary of the FBU in North Yorkshire, supports Julia Mulligan's proposal to replace the existing North Yorkshire fire service watchdog.

Union backs plans for North Yorkshire crime tsar to take over fire authority

The North Yorkshire branch of the Fire Brigades Union has given a cautious backing to plans that would see the county’s police commissioner take over the governance of its fire service.

Crime
Load more