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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    Link to meetings calendar

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on behalf of Whitby to influence the services provided by others, and about the services we provide.

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which are currently responsible for many of the other public service in Whitby.

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Latest News

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year Ended 31 March 2022

Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

The audit of accounts for Whitby Town Council for the year ended 31 March 2022 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance & Accountability Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area of Whitby Town Council on application to: More »

Michael King
Town Clerk
Whitby Town Council
Pannett Park
Whitby YO21 1RE


01947 820227

Monday-Friday 09:00-16:30

Copies will be provided to any person on payment of £1.00 for each copy of the Annual Governance & Accountability Return.

Announcement made by:

Michael King FCMI
Town Clerk
Whitby Town Council

Date of announcement: 26 September 2022 » Less

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:00 by Michael King

Co-option Opportunities

Town Council Logo

Following confirmation of the outcome of the local election, in May 2022, and following co-options made since then Whitby Town Council has two vacancies, which it may fill by co-option.

These are in the following wards (one in each):
Town South
West Cliff

The role of town councillor offers the chance to make a huge difference to the quality of life for people in Whitby. Being an effective councillor requires both commitment and hard work. Councillors have to balance the needs and interests of residents, of partner organisations, businesses, visitors and the council. More »

The councillors' role centres around community leadership and engagement; responsibilities include:

  • representing the ward for which they are elected
  • decision-making - developing and reviewing council policy
  • and statutory duties

You'll find more information on the attached Vacancy Notice and application form.

Applications are invited by 1 November, in advance of meeting of Full Council on 8 November. » Less

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 14:00 by Michael King

Civic Service

Civic Service

There will be a civic service held at St Mary's Church Whitby, at 2:30pm on Sunday 18 September.

The service will be in commemoration of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The service, which will be led by the Reverend Michael Gobbett, will be attended by the Town Mayor and members of Whitby Town Council.

The service is open to all residents and visitors, subject to the capacity of the church.

Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 11:38 by Michael King