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
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
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
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
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
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
The Notice of Conclusion of Audit for 31st march 2018 has been published and the documents can be viewed on the Town Council's website
Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:56 by Pamela Dobson
Whitby Christmas Festival and Market 16 – 18 November 2018
Last chance to book your Market Stall
Christmas Market Stalls are booking up quickly for Whitby Christmas Festival 16th – 18th November 2018. The deadline for applying for a stall is almost upon us. If you don't want to miss this fantastic selling opportunity do get your application form in very soon.
"The Market is a showcase for... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:27 by Anne Cowey
Come along to the Pannett Art Gallery on Thursday 20th September, 10am – 12 noon or Wednesday 26th September 1 – 3pm to share the stories of your family's involvement in the First World War or to find out how else you can get involved with this project.
Thanks to National Lottery players, Whitby Town Council have received Heritage Lottery funding to explore the effects of the First World... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:30 by Lisa
The Big Community Collective Switch 2018
We're always being advised to look for the best energy deals out there, but changing suppliers can mean hassle and uncertainty. This is why Scarborough Borough Council has been promoting the Big Community Switch Scheme.
What is the Big Community Switch Scheme?
The scheme harnesses the combined purchasing power of the community to gain the best deal out there... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:54 by Lisa