Whitby Town Council

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Town Clerk: Michael King
Whitby Town Council, Pannett
Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire
YO21 1RE

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Whitby Town Council provides your ultra local council services. We strive to make Whitby a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes information about how the council takes decisions, how it works on behalf of Whitby to influence the services provided by others, and about the services we provide. We also have links to information about services provided by the county council and the borough council, which are responsible for many of the other public service in Whitby. We know that it's not always obvious who does what. Use the search or browse the site to find what you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

Consultation on: Barriers to Renewable Technologies

Consultation on: Barriers to Renewable Technologies

Scarborough Borough Council is inviting responses to its survey to identify any potential barriers that would prevent you from installing energy efficiency measures

Closing Date: 31 October 2021

The government has committed billions of pounds over the next few years to provide grants for energy efficiency measures in private domestic properties. Funding is available for homeowners and private sector landlords. As we move away from the reliance on fossil fuels, this funding could help residents improve their home heating or insulation. More »

Scarborough Borough Council is gauging interest from local residents to help with the planning of future funding streams designed to promote the installation of a variety of energy efficiency measures. These might include a new renewable heating system to replace an old or inefficient heating systems in your home and solar PV to assist you generate electricity from solar panels.

Scarborough Borough Council is asking residents to help it identify any potential barriers that would prevent you from installing energy efficiency measures including renewable energy systems. Please help SBC by completing the questionnaire which should only take 5-10 minutes of your time. You can complete the questionnaire by clicking here, submissions should be made by 31 October 2021

The information from the questionnaires will be anonymous and be used in a report to help Scarborough Borough Council decide what sort of energy efficiency funding would be relevant to help residents in future. » Less

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:25 by Michael King

Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan consultation

Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan consultation

Philip Allott, the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, has launched his consultation on the Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan for 2021-25.

These Plans will set the strategic vision for how our policing and fire and rescue services develop and best serve the public of North Yorkshire and York during his term of Office and should reflect what the public think is important. More »

The consultation is open for 12 weeks, until 7 November, and anyone can respond by visiting www.tellphilip.co.uk.

Alongside the survey, he is holding events across the area, a full list of which can be found on the website:

The nearest events to Whitby will be held in Aberdeen Walk, Scarborough on Saturday 4th September and Wednesday 6th October » Less

Posted: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 13:34 by Michael King

Changes to demand responsive shopper bus services DR10 and DR18

Changes to demand responsive shopper bus services DR10 and DR18

Demand responsive shopper bus services DR10 and DR18 will be run by NYCC Fleet Services from 1 September, whilst a new operator is sought.

The current operator, Whitby District Community Transport will cease from 31 August 2021.

The affected services, which run on alternate Thursdays, are:
o DR10 Westerdale to Whitby
o DR18 Glaisdale to Guisborough

The services will not change, but any passengers will need to register with NYCC using a form which can be emailed to Passenger.Transport@northyorks.gov.uk , and book their seats by calling 01609 533877 between 10.00 and 12.00 noon, Monday to Friday.

Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 14:04 by Michael King