Whitby Town Council has four vacancies, which it intends to fill by co-option.
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.
The councillors'... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 08:00 by Michael King
Whitby's Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Wild, is wishing everyone in Whitby a happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas on behalf of herself and the whole town council. Speaking in the run-up to Christmas, Councillor Wild said, "This year has been another beset by challenges, but again in 2021, the knowledge of who we are and what we mean to each other has kept our town going and given us hope.
"We have ridden... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 15:00 by Michael King
The Pier Road public toilets will be closed today for maintenance and deep cleaning.
The nearest toilets remain open at Market Place, West Cliff and New Quay Road.
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 09:36 by Michael King
As a result of apologies received, tonight's meeting of the Town Development & Improvement Committee will not be quorate. It is therefore CANCELLED.
Items on the agenda will be held over to the next scheduled meeting (31 January) or dealt with by the next meeting of Full Council on 18 January.
Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:15 by Michael King
This weekend's Christmas Festival has been cancelled due to warnings of extreme weather.
Scarborough Borough Council, working with the emergency services, has advised Whitby Town Council that a severe weather warning has been issued for Friday and Saturday, which make the continuation of the Festival Market and entertainment impossible. High winds and highs seas are expected. We have taken the decision,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:32 by Michael King
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF TOWN COUNCILLOR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that, due to the resignation of T Jennison, a casual vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for the White Lays Ward in the Parish of Whitby.
The vacancy will be filled by election if any ten local government electors for the White Lays Ward submit a written request... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 08:00 by Michael King
North Yorkshire County Council's Care and Support Where I Live Strategy sets out the county's approach to the provision of care and support where people live. One of the key proposals set out within the strategy is to expand the number of extra care schemes across North Yorkshire and develop community hubs in some of these schemes.
A desktop review of the likely demand for extra care housing in Whitby... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 15:10 by Michael King
Based on current burial rates and number of available burials plots, it is estimated that the three cemeteries sites across the Borough Larpool cemetery in Whitby, Woodlands cemetery in Scarborough and Lawns cemetery in Filey will reach full capacity in the next four to six years.
Scarborough Borough Council has launched a consultation on its cemetery provision.
Although the provision of burial land... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 12:46 by Michael King
Design a Christmas card for the Whitby Town Mayor and you could win the opportunity to switch on the Town Christmas Lights on the Greatest Hits Radio stage on Friday 26 November at the Whitby Christmas Festival.
Whitby Town Council is running the design a Christmas Card competition for children. The winning design will be used for the Mayoral Christmas Card, to be sent out to friends, contacts, and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 12:00 by Michael King
Notice of Election and Election Timetable for the forthcoming by-election on 25 November 2021. Scarborough Borough Council has published this on its website, as have all local authorities within the police area.
Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:32 by Michael King