Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

Town Clerk: Michael King
Whitby Town Council, Pannett
Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire
YO21 1RE


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

Future Unitary North Yorkshire

Future Unitary North Yorkshire

The Government has published a summary of the 13,020 responses received to the its consultation on eight locally led proposals for future unitary local government in Cumbria, North Yorkshire, and Somerset.

The Government announced to Parliament in July 2021 that the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government had decided to implement, subject to Parliamentary approval, three of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 09:07 by Michael King

Tags: Local Government Reorganisation

Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric Vehicle Charging

We have received a small number of emails, drawing attention to the lack of EV charging points in Whitby, conventional or rapid. Unfortunately, Whitby Town Council neither owns nor operates public car parking in Whitby. The off-street parking in town is operated by Scarborough Borough Council, as the parking authority, and the Park-And-Ride site on the northern edge of town is operated by North Yorkshire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 08:35 by Michael King

Tags: Environment


Notice for the Exercise of Public Rights

The town council approved its accounts for 2020/21 and its statutory Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) at its meeting on 29 June 2021, 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 are available for public inspection. The attached notice and accompanying... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 10:43 by Michael King

Tags: Audit, Finance & Audit, Full Council

Annual Council Meeting - 4 May 2021

Annual Council Meeting - 4 May 2021

The Annual Meeting of Whitby Town Council will take place via Zoom at 6:00pm on Tuesday 4 May. As a security measure, the meeting requires Authentication Profiles - you will have to be logged-in to a Zoom account to access the meeting. The meeting will be livestreamed on the Town Council's Facebook page from 6pm

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 20:26 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas

Whitby Christmas Festival Market 2021

Details of the town council's planned Christmas Festival Market, which will take place from 26-28 November 2021 can be found on our dedicated page.

Please click through for the Terms and Conditions and Application Forms for traders and food concessions.

Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 16:00 by Michael King

Tags: Christmas Festival

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