The 2021 festival this year will be a virtual event involving new videos especially recorded for the event. These include video workshops, museum tours, behind the scenes tours of your favourite places, like the Captain Cook Museum, Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby Museum, W.Hamond - Whitby Jet Museum, Quayside Fish & Chips, Whitby Harbour, Parkol Engineering and Whitby Library.
There will be special... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 15:21 by Michael King
The Annual Meeting of Whitby Town Council will take place via Zoom at 6:00pm on Tuesday 4 May. As a security measure, the meeting requires Authentication Profiles - you will have to be logged-in to a Zoom account to access the meeting. The meeting will be livestreamed on the Town Council's Facebook page from 6pm
Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 20:26 by Michael King
Details of the town council's planned Christmas Festival Market, which will take place from 26-28 November 2021 can be found on our dedicated page.
Please click through for the Terms and Conditions and Application Forms for traders and food concessions.
Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 16:00 by Michael King
The ANNUAL ASSEMBLY of the TOWN MEETING of WHITBY will be held virtually on WEDNESDAY, 28th APRIL 2021 at 6.30 o'clock in the evening.
The meeting is an open public meeting, but only those registered as local government electors for the town will be entitled to vote at the meeting. When you join the Zoom meeting, you will be asked in the Zoom chat to confirm your address. This will be checked against... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:58 by Michael King
It is with great sadness that we have received the news that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
⚫️ An online book of condolence has been set up for people wishing to pay tributes to HRH Prince Philip.
⚫️ To leave your own message, visit https://www.royal.uk/condolence
Statement of the Town Mayor
Cllr Linda... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:15 by Michael King
The second round of consultation for the Active Travel Fund, has been opened by North Yorkshire County Council, seeking views on the draft designs. The feedback received in this round of consultation will be used to shape the draft designs further. A decision will then be made on which schemes will progress. The survey is live until 12 April 2021.
More information on the second phase of consultation... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 09:45 by Michael King
At last night's meeting, the town council reviewed options proposed for restoration of the Old Town Hall, to support the market and provide more community use of the building, by the architects who have surveyed the building and the market place for the town and borough councils. This follows consultation with market traders and businesses around the market place. At the meeting, the council resolved... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:00 by Michael King
The Government has launched a consultation on local government reorganisation in North Yorkshire which could lead to the county and district councils being replaced by one or two new unitary councils.
As there is no independent evaluation of the proposals, comments need to be based on the separate documents developed by North Yorkshire County Council and districts including Scarborough Borough Council.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:25 by Michael King
North Yorkshire County Council is consulting on a 'cycle improvement corridor' from the Park and Ride site along the A171.
This initial consultation is on the basic route. It will be followed by consultation on design concepts in March. Follow this link to make your views known:
The survey will close on midnight on Tuesday 23 February 2021.
Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:52 by Michael King
Captain James Cook and the Bark Endeavour are synonymous with Whitby. Cook was a navigator and an explorer who brought the world closer together in the Eighteenth Century and bound Whitby forever to communities across the globe. He charted the southern oceans and expanded scientific knowledge through his voyages. Whitby is proud of James Cook and proud of its maritime history. It is by recognising... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 17:00 by Michael King