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

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

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Latest News

Casual Vacancy

Casual Vacancy


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that, due to the resignation of P Croft, a casual vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for the West Cliff Ward in the Parish of Whitby.

The vacancy will be filled by election if any ten local government electors for the West Cliff Ward submit a written request to that effect in the manner set out below. If no such request is made the Town Council will seek to fill the vacancy by co‑option. More »

Any request for an election to be held to fill the vacancy must be in writing and must reach:

The Returning Officer
North Yorkshire Council
Electoral Services
Civic Centre, Stone Cross
Rotary Way, Northallerton

not later than 11 October 2023 (14 working days after date of this notice).

Dated: 21 September 2023

Michael King FCMI
Town Clerk
Whitby Town Council
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Posted: Thu, 21 Sep 2023 08:00 by Michael King

NYC Scarborough and Whitby Area Constituency Committee

NYC Scarborough and Whitby Area Constituency Committee

The next meeting of North Yorkshire Council's Area Constituency Committee will be held on Friday 22 September in the Coliseum at 10am.

The agenda is available on the North Yorkshire Council website: https://edemocracy.northyorks.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=1229&MId=6699&Ver=4

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2023 12:42 by Clerk's Account

Changes to cat microchipping

Changes to cat microchipping

From 10 June 2024, cats in England will need to be microchipped and registered on a database by the time they're 20 weeks old.

To reflect the new changes, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has updated the guidance page on cat and dog microchipping.

The updated guidance includes information on who can microchip dogs or cats, what happens when they are microchipped and how owners can update microchipping details. More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Sep 2023 14:30 by Clerk's Account