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
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
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
Park And Ride Open for Half-Term
North Yorkshire County Council has announced that the Whitby Park and Ride site will open during the February half-term holiday. You can read more about this trial extension to the carpark's season in the county council's press release.
Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 14:36 by Michael King
Christmas Greetings from Whitby Town Council
Whitby's Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Wild, is wishing everyone in Whitby a happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas on behalf of herself and the whole town council. Speaking in the run-up to Christmas, Councillor Wild said, "This year has been another beset by challenges, but again in 2021, the knowledge of who we are and what we mean to each other has kept our town going and given us hope.
"We have ridden... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 15:00 by Michael King
Temporary Closure of Pier Road public toilets
The Pier Road public toilets will be closed today for maintenance and deep cleaning.
The nearest toilets remain open at Market Place, West Cliff and New Quay Road.
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 09:36 by Michael King
Town Development & Improvement Committee
As a result of apologies received, tonight's meeting of the Town Development & Improvement Committee will not be quorate. It is therefore CANCELLED.
Items on the agenda will be held over to the next scheduled meeting (31 January) or dealt with by the next meeting of Full Council on 18 January.
Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:15 by Michael King
Christmas Festival Cancelled
This weekend's Christmas Festival has been cancelled due to warnings of extreme weather.
Scarborough Borough Council, working with the emergency services, has advised Whitby Town Council that a severe weather warning has been issued for Friday and Saturday, which make the continuation of the Festival Market and entertainment impossible. High winds and highs seas are expected. We have taken the decision,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:32 by Michael King
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF TOWN COUNCILLOR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that, due to the resignation of T Jennison, a casual vacancy exists in the office of Town Councillor for the White Lays Ward in the Parish of Whitby.
The vacancy will be filled by election if any ten local government electors for the White Lays Ward submit a written request... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 08:00 by Michael King
Extra Care schemes - developing community hubs
North Yorkshire County Council's Care and Support Where I Live Strategy sets out the county's approach to the provision of care and support where people live. One of the key proposals set out within the strategy is to expand the number of extra care schemes across North Yorkshire and develop community hubs in some of these schemes.
A desktop review of the likely demand for extra care housing in Whitby... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 15:10 by Michael King