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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Town Assembly

An ASSEMBLY of the TOWN MEETING of WHITBY will be held in the JAMES COOK THEATRE OF THE WHITBY COLISEUM on THURSDAY 12 MAY 2022 at 6:30pm.

This meeting was called by resolution of the electors at the Annual Assembly, held on 20 April 2022.

Anyone registered as a local government elector for the town (parish of Whitby) is entitled to speak and vote at the meeting, but the meeting is open to the wider... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 May 2022 12:00 by Michael King

Tags: Assembly, meetings

Co-option Opportunities

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Following confirmation of the outcome of the local election, which will will result in a new council taking its seat from 9 May, Whitby Town Council has four vacancies, which it may fill by co-option.

These are in the following wards (one in each):
Abbey
Stakesby
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... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 May 2022 08:00 by Michael King

Tags: Councillors, Elections, vacancy

Uncontested Election Results 2022

Uncontested Election Results 2022

The number of valid nominations received for the above election does not exceed the number of vacancies (and the council meets its quorum). Therefore it will not go to a poll. All candidates who submitted a nomination form are elected uncontested. For each of the relevant town council wards is attached:

  • Statement of Persons Nominated
  • Uncontested Election Results

These are also published on the borough... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 15:11 by Michael King

Tags: Elections

Town Council Elections - 5 May 2022

Town Council Elections - 5 May 2022

The parish election taking place on 5 May has now been formally declared. Nomination packs for each ward in the Parish of Whitby are available from our office in the Pannett Gallery. We also have access to a copy of the electoral register, which may be examined and from which we are able to assist in identifying electoral numbers for candidates and subscribers (proposer and seconder). Declared candidates... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 09:18 by Michael King

Tags: Elections

Whitby’s Pop-up Fireworks to Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Whitby’s Pop-up Fireworks to Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

RESCHEDULED AGAIN - SORRY

Strong winds are predicted this week, so (unfortunately) our spectacular firework display from Whitby's historic East Pier will now take place at at 7pm on TUESDAY 1 MARCH, will mark the 70th Anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. The special low-noise display, which was originally planned for the town's lights switch-on event in November, has been repurposed into... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 13:00 by Michael King

Tags: Fireworks, events

A Pudding Fit for a Queen

A Pudding Fit for a Queen

As the country comes together to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Whitby Town Council has been working with the Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby Museum and the Friends of Pannett Park to invent a perfect pudding, fit for a queen.

Whitby's Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Wild tested out some of the suggestions, before finally settling on crafting a unique jubilee cheesecake.

Supported by the Museum Tea... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 13:13 by Michael King

Tags: Jubilee

Reorganisation of local government in North Yorkshire

Reorganisation of local government in North Yorkshire

The Government has approved local government reorganisation in North Yorkshire which will lead to the county and district councils being replaced by one new unitary council, which will be called North Yorkshire Council.

The transition team, which is being led by the current county council has produced a guide to what will happen in the run-up to the new authority in April 2023 and what that may mean... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 12:00 by Michael King

Tags: Local Government Reorganisation

Park And Ride Open for Half-Term

Park And Ride Open for Half-Term

North Yorkshire County Council has announced that the Whitby Park and Ride site will open during the February half-term holiday. You can read more about this trial extension to the carpark's season in the county council's press release.

Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 14:36 by Michael King

Tags: North Yorkshire, Park-And-Ride, Parking

Christmas Greetings from Whitby Town Council

Christmas Greetings from Whitby Town Council

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

Tags: Christmas

Temporary Closure of Pier Road public toilets

Temporary Closure of Pier Road public toilets

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

Tags: Toilets

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