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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Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2022

Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2022

The town council approved its accounts for 2021/22 and its statutory Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) at its meeting on 21 June 2022, subject to audit. Sections 1 and 2 of the AGAR are attached to this post, together with the statement of the council's internal auditor. The background documents to the accounts are available for public inspection. The attached notice and accompanying... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 16:30 by Michael King

Tags: Audit, FP&GP, Finance & Audit, Finance & Audit Transparency

Armed Forces Week - Flag Raising - Monday 20 June 2022

Armed Forces Week - Flag Raising - Monday 20 June 2022

Whitby is hosting one of three co-ordinated flag raising events to mark the start of Armed Forces Week on Monday 20 June 2022 as part of the national celebration, which is being held in the Scarborough Borough this year.

Planning for the event has been coordinated by the Army. All those taking part have been informed. There will be opportunities to view the ceremony from the pavement around Dock End,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 10:25 by Michael King

Tags: Armed Forces Day

Outcome of Town Poll

Outcome of Town Poll

Scarborough Borough Council has published the Notice of Result as declared by the Returning Officer for the Whitby Parish Poll which took place yesterday (Monday 13 June 2022).

Posted: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 08:48 by Michael King

Tags: Parish Poll

Whitby Armed Forces Day 2022

Whitby Armed Forces Day 2022

10am—4pm on 25th June
Dock End, Whitby

This year's chosen charity is
VETERANS IN ACTION

Come on down for a day full of fun!

We'll have a climbing wall, hook-a-duck, pick a flag, stalls and other attractions including live music and a flypast!

Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 13:56 by Michael King

Tags: Armed Forces Day

Notice of Parish Poll - Monday 13 June 2022 (16:00-21:00)

Notice of Parish Poll - Monday 13 June 2022 (16:00-21:00)

This Notice of Poll, which is published today, Friday 27 May, contains the date and times of the parish poll called at the meeting of electors held on 12 May, the questions being asked, the list of polling stations in use on the day, and the electors entitled to vote at each. Please note, there is no provision for the Returning Officer to issue poll cards at a Parish Poll.

The poll is being administered... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2022 11:07 by Michael King

Tags: Parish Poll

Picnic in the Park – Thursday 2 June 2022

Picnic in the Park – Thursday 2 June 2022

11am – 3pm

Join us for a fun family picnic in Pannett Park to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

Supported by Friends of Pannett Park, Whitby Town Council is coordinating this fun day

There will be traditional games, including 'Splat the Rat' and Hoopla, specially designed Treasure Trails around the park and craft activities include making your own crown.

There are some wonderful Jubilee souvenir... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 May 2022 11:00 by Michael King

Tags: Pannett Park, jubilee

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

Town Council Logo

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

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