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Whitby Defibrillator Project - Favour Auction

Whitby Defibrillator Project would like to say a big thank you to the people and businesses of Whitby who have helped to buy and set up a network of 19 defibrillators in just a year. An amazing achievement.

The WDP would now like to set up a defibrillator maintenance fund as well as buying some more units to cover housing estates in Whitby.

Come and join us for some fun and music to help us raise money... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:45 by Lisa

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Mayoral Spring Dinner Dance

Mayoral Spring Dinner Dance

Do you want a good night out? The Town Mayor Councillor Rebecca Pearson is hosting a Mayoral Spring Dinner Dance to be held at The Stables, Cross Butts on Saturday 6th April 2019 at 7pm.

The ticket price is just £40.00 per person which will include a meal and live music. All proceeds from this event will be split between the following charities: St Catherine's Hospice, Trinity Centre, Hope Whitby... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 15:55 by Anne Cowey

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DO YOU WANT TO BE A TOWN COUNCILLOR

Welcome session - 5th March 2019 at 6.00 p.m. come and have a chat

Nineteen seats on Whitby Town Council are up for election on May 2nd this year. This is a good opportunity for new candidates to come forward to represent the town by standing as a councillor on the Town Council. Perhaps you are a local resident who cares about supporting the local economy and improving local amenities, protecting green... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:12 by Pamela Dobson

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New Quay Road Toilets - Temporary Closure

New Quay Road toilets will be closed for 2 days for essential maintenance.

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:56 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News, Toilets

Whitby chosen to host Yorkshire Day

Whitby chosen to host Yorkshire Day

Whitby has been chosen by the Yorkshire Society to host Yorkshire Day on 1st August 2019. Mayors from all over the County will gather to celebrate everything that is special about Yorkshire.

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:54 by Pamela Dobson

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Free Research Skills Workshop

Have you ever wanted to research your family history, learn more about your home, a local industry or event, or to investigate the subject of your novel, but don't know how to go about it?


Whitby Town Council, working with Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, are offering a free workshop, teaching the basics of how to start researching your subject.
The workshop will take place in the Library at... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:00 by Lisa

Tags: News, Workshop

Whitby Town Council are Flushed with Success

Whitby Town Council are delighted to announce that the Public Toilets in Whitby have won 2 gold and 3 platinum awards at this year's Loo of the Year awards.

The Loo of the Year Awards are run by the British Toilet Association to celebrate the best public toilets in the United Kingdom, and to promote high standards.

It receives support from a number of companies working in the field along with the national... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:37 by Lisa

Tags: News, Toilets

We Will Remember Them - 11.11.2018

With Remembrance Sunday falling on the same day as Armistice Day, exactly 100 years since the ending of the First World War, Whitby Town Council's Commemoration Service at Dock End will be a very special occasion this year.

Local crafters have been producing knitted and crocheted poppies for Animated Objects Theatre Company who have produced a life-sized sculpture of a First World War soldier which... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:13 by Lisa

Tags: News, Armistice, Remembrance

Help make Whitby Christmas Festival great for Whitby 16 – 18th November 2018

Help make Whitby Christmas Festival great for Whitby 16 – 18th November 2018

Plans for this year's spectacular Christmas Festival are well under way with a wonderful array of stalls and activities on offer.

Whitby Town Council are now recruiting a team of volunteers to help with the smooth running of the weekend, 16 – 18th November. Volunteers are required to help steward the impressive programme of events and activities on offer throughout the weekend.

This year's festival... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:32 by Lisa

Tags: News, Whitby Xmas Festival

Whitby Town Council Needs Your Knitting and Stitching

Can you help to Knit, Stitch or Crochet for Whitby?

Thanks to National Lottery players, Whitby Town Council is running a National Lottery funded project "Out of the Darkness", to commemorate the Centenary of the ending of the First World War.

Working with local young people to explore the impact of the First World War on clothing design the Town Council will be running a series of research, design and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:13 by Lisa

Tags: Out of the Darkness, News

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