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Tour de Purdah?

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Tour de Yorkshire has received £500,000 Tory Government funding and £140,000 from Scarbrough Borough Council, as well as services from within SBC's own departments.  Other than the 'cuts' being made to frontline services due to budget & austerity measures, the fact that the Tour de Yorkshire is held the week-end before any usual election date, questions need to be asked.

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On the Back Burner

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Here is one Qalypso appears to have missed, but are keeping an eye on ... its been brewing for quite some time and whilst the seriousness of the original incident remains, something is not quite erm, right.  Insanity beckons, lets take a look at Bill Edwards:

Reported back in November 2014 from the Whitby Gazette (but republished a couple of weeks ago)  :

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Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves ...

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Rumours have been mounting all week as to the reason why the Travellers & Gypsies left the annual Fair at Seamer on Monday, one day before the actual Fair day began.    Discussion forums on the vacation have been deleted due to the nature of the content.    Some say they left because of the death of a senior member of their community and went to Selby to pay their respects.  The Scarborough News reports " Hundreds of Travellers flocked to the site over the weekend in preperation for Tuesday's fair - but the official site was deserted by then. ..

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The Tides are Turning

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Scarborough Project Gets Cash Boost

Two programmes in Scarborough which aim to tackle antisocial behaviour and keep young people safe have been given grants.

They're being supported in the latest round of grants to be awarded from Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, Julia Mulligan’s, £250,000 Community Fund.

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Under The Radar & Zero Tolerance

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"Zero Tolerance does not work ... " claimed the Police & Crime Commissioner, (PCC) Julia Mulligan , as she attended the Barrowcliff Residents Association meeting (Monday 17th March).  Sometimes police policy was wrong.  The issue of how the police and Govt.  tackled 'Domestic Abuse' was under review.   The Zero Tolerance strategy deployed to Domestic Abuse was not working, "it actually prevents women from coming forward ... people do not understand that dynamic".   And as she explained it made very real sense, what was the point in a policy that prevented victims from coming forward?

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