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First World War project “Out of the Darkness” needs you.

First World War project “Out of the Darkness” needs you.

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.

We are now looking for local people to help us with this project. We will be exploring the heritage of the First World War through the lives of people living at the time and through the impact of the war on clothing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:59 by Roger Kilshaw

Tags: Out of the Darkness, News, National Lottery Fund

“Out of the Darkness”

“Out of the Darkness”

National Lottery support for Whitby Town Council's project to mark the Centenary of the end of the First World War

Whitby Town Council is delighted to have received a National Lottery grant of £7,700 for "Out of the Darkness", a project to commemorate the Centenary of the ending of the First World War.

Awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund's First World War: then and now programme, this project... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:00 by Lisa

Tags: News, National Lottery Fund, Out of the Darkness

Consultation on Whitby Dog Control Area

Consultation Subject: Dog Control Public Space Protection Order

Consultation End Date: 14th October 2018

Scarborough Borough Council introduced a Public Space Protection Order covering where and how dogs can be exercised throughout the Borough in 2018. To ensure our restrictions best reflect public and Council wishes for the area, we are reviewing the order and giving people the chance to comment and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:41 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News

Whitby Christmas Festival Launch 7th August 2 p.m Dock End

Whitby Christmas Festival Launch 7th August 2 p.m Dock End

Whitby Christmas Festival Launch

Whitby Town Council will be launching their plans for this year's spectacular Christmas Festival with a visit from Santa and a stall at Dock End in the town centre at 2pm on Tuesday 7th August.

Councillor Phil Trumper, chair of the Town Council Events committee will be on hand, along with the festival team, to chat to visitors about the event, hand out flyers and promote... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 10:53 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News

Consultation- Removal of existing Whitby Cumulative Impact Zone

Please see consultation from SBC below - the recommendation to remove the existing Cumulative Impact Zone from Whitby will be discussed by the Town Council at their meeting on Tuesday 7th August.

Review of the SBC Cumulative Impact Assessment 2018 - 2021

Consultation Period: 15 June 2018 to 10 August 2018

A Cumulative Impact Assessment helps to inform the Statement of Licensing Policy under the Licensing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 11:22 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News

Whitby Hospital Redevelopment - Open Event 14th August 2018

Whitby Hospital re-development plans to launch at open event after planning application submitted.

Posted: Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:32 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News

Market Place Toilets re-open after major refurbishment

Market Place Toilets re-open after major refurbishment

Councillor Rebecca Pearson re-opened the Market Place Toilets following major refurbishments on Thursday 12th July 2018. Danfo the Town Council's contractors have done an amazing job and our thanks go to all who have been involved. The Town Council have been running the toilets in Whitby with Danfo since 1st July 2017 and this marks the completion of the first project to bring Whitby's toilets up to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:03 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News

East Pier Footbridge

The Town Council made the following unanimous resolution at their meeting held 10th July 2018.

"That Whitby Town Council commits to funding a contribution to the reinstatement of the East Pier Footbridge by financing the expenditure over a twenty year period at a cost of £6k per annum, the Town Council will endeavour to achieve this without impacting on the precept.

Posted: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 16:00 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: News

Extra Ordinary Meeting 11.07.18


Unfortunately to night's Extra Ordinary meeting of Whitby Town Council with Hambleton Richmondshire & Whitby CCG to brief members of the Town Council on the proposed plans for Whitby Hospital has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled for next Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 6pm in Pannett Art Gallery. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:09 by Anne Cowey

Tags: News

West Cliff Dog Control Area

Statement received from Scarborough Borough Council Our position remains;

Prior to any formal action we assess if it is in the public interest. If someone has used the prior steps, because of a genuine inability to use the ones at the new limit of the beach ban, and in doing so kept their dog on a lead and walked straight out of the restricted area, it would be unlikely that any action would be taken... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 16:14 by Pamela Dobson

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