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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Casual Vacancy

Casual Vacancy

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

Tags: Councillors, Elections, vacancy

Extra Care schemes - developing community hubs

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

Tags: Consultation

Consultation on the future Cemeteries provision across the Borough

Consultation on the future Cemeteries provision across the Borough

Based on current burial rates and number of available burials plots, it is estimated that the three cemeteries sites across the Borough Larpool cemetery in Whitby, Woodlands cemetery in Scarborough and Lawns cemetery in Filey will reach full capacity in the next four to six years.

Scarborough Borough Council has launched a consultation on its cemetery provision.

Although the provision of burial land... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 12:46 by Michael King

Tags: Cemetery, Consultation

Town Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition

Town Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition

Design a Christmas card for the Whitby Town Mayor and you could win the opportunity to switch on the Town Christmas Lights on the Greatest Hits Radio stage on Friday 26 November at the Whitby Christmas Festival.

Whitby Town Council is running the design a Christmas Card competition for children. The winning design will be used for the Mayoral Christmas Card, to be sent out to friends, contacts, and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Oct 2021 12:00 by Michael King

Tags: Christmas card competition

North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner By-Election

North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner By-Election

Notice of Election and Election Timetable for the forthcoming by-election on 25 November 2021. Scarborough Borough Council has published this on its website, as have all local authorities within the police area.

Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:32 by Michael King

Tags: Elections, North Yorkshire, PCC, PFCC

Bilsdale Mast

Bilsdale Mast

Bilsdale Mast: Project Restore is an initiative led by Arqiva in response to the fire at Bilsdale Mast on 10 August 2021.

Working alongside Freeview, local councils, MPs, housing associations and charities, the goal of the provider Arqiva is to restore TV services for everyone affected by the disruption.

For news and progress reports relating to Bilsdale Mast: Project Restore, visit www.bilsdalemast.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 12:03 by Michael King

Tags: TV reception

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year Ended 31 March 2021

Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

The audit of accounts for Whitby Town Council for the year ended 31 March 2021 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance & Accountability Return is available for inspection... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 12:00 by Michael King

Tags: Audit

Consultation on: Barriers to Renewable Technologies

Consultation on: Barriers to Renewable Technologies

Scarborough Borough Council is inviting responses to its survey to identify any potential barriers that would prevent you from installing energy efficiency measures

Closing Date: 31 October 2021

The government has committed billions of pounds over the next few years to provide grants for energy efficiency measures in private domestic properties. Funding is available for homeowners and private sector... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:25 by Michael King

Tags: Consultation

Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan consultation

Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan consultation

Philip Allott, the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, has launched his consultation on the Police and Crime Plan and Fire and Rescue Plan for 2021-25.

These Plans will set the strategic vision for how our policing and fire and rescue services develop and best serve the public of North Yorkshire and York during his term of Office and should reflect what the public think is important.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 13:34 by Michael King

Tags: Consultation

Changes to demand responsive shopper bus services DR10 and DR18

Changes to demand responsive shopper bus services DR10 and DR18

Demand responsive shopper bus services DR10 and DR18 will be run by NYCC Fleet Services from 1 September, whilst a new operator is sought.

The current operator, Whitby District Community Transport will cease from 31 August 2021.

The affected services, which run on alternate Thursdays, are:
o DR10 Westerdale to Whitby
o DR18 Glaisdale to Guisborough

The services will not change, but any passengers will... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 14:04 by Michael King

Tags: Buses

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