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 were 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

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

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

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

Whitby’s Pop-up Fireworks to Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Whitby’s Pop-up Fireworks to Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

RESCHEDULED AGAIN - SORRY

Strong winds are predicted this week, so (unfortunately) our spectacular firework display from Whitby's historic East Pier will now take place at at 7pm on TUESDAY 1 MARCH, will mark the 70th Anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. The special low-noise display, which was originally planned for the town's lights switch-on event in November, has been repurposed into... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 13:00 by Michael King

Tags: Fireworks, events

A Pudding Fit for a Queen

A Pudding Fit for a Queen

As the country comes together to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Whitby Town Council has been working with the Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby Museum and the Friends of Pannett Park to invent a perfect pudding, fit for a queen.

Whitby's Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Wild tested out some of the suggestions, before finally settling on crafting a unique jubilee cheesecake.

Supported by the Museum Tea... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 13:13 by Michael King

Tags: Jubilee

Reorganisation of local government in North Yorkshire

Reorganisation of local government in North Yorkshire

The Government has approved local government reorganisation in North Yorkshire which will lead to the county and district councils being replaced by one new unitary council, which will be called North Yorkshire Council.

The transition team, which is being led by the current county council has produced a guide to what will happen in the run-up to the new authority in April 2023 and what that may mean... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 12:00 by Michael King

Tags: Local Government Reorganisation

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