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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Whitby Cycling Consultation (Until 12 April)

Whitby Cycling Consultation (Until 12 April)

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

Tags: Highways, cycling

Old Town Hall and Market Place

Old Town Hall and Market Place

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

Tags: Old Town Hall

Consultation on proposed reorganisation of local government in North Yorkshire

Consultation on proposed reorganisation of local government in North Yorkshire

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

Tags: Local Government Reorganisation

Cycle Improvement Consultation

Cycle Improvement Consultation

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:
https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/social-distancing-measures

The survey will close on midnight on Tuesday 23 February 2021.

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:52 by Michael King

Tags: Highways, cycling

James Cook FRS (1728-1779)

James Cook FRS (1728-1779)

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

Tags: Captain Cook

Town Development and Improvement Committee

Town Development and Improvement Committee

The next meeting of the Town Development and Improvement Committee will take place via Zoom on Monday 22 February at 6:00pm.

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 16:41 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas

February Full Council Meeting

February Full Council Meeting

The next meeting meeting of the Full Council will take place via Zoom at 6:00pm on Tuesday 2 February 2021

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:26 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas, council, meetings

Co-option Opportunity

Town Council Logo

Whitby Town Council has four vacancies, which it intends to fill by co-option.

The role of town councillor offers the chance to make a huge difference to the quality of life for people in Whitby. Being an effective councillor requires both commitment and hard work. Councillors have to balance the needs and interests of residents, of partner organisations, businesses, visitors and the council.

The councillors'... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:17 by Michael King

Tags: Councillors, Elections, vacancy

Town Development and Improvement Committee

Town Development and Improvement Committee

The next meeting of the Town Development and Improvement Committee will take place via Zoom on Monday 25 January at 6:00pm. Please note that, as a standing committee, this meeting will not be livestreamed.

Posted: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:36 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas

Finance Policy & General Purposes Committee

Finance Policy & General Purposes Committee

The next meeting of the Finance Policy & General Purposes Committee will take place on Tuesday 19 January at 6pm via Zoom.

Posted: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 16:36 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas, Committees

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