Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

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

Latest News

Covid-19 – Keeping alert

Whitby Town Council is urging local people and visitors to Whitby to follow the 'rule of six' and the other national guidelines on social distancing and hand hygiene and to be prepared to do whatever is necessary to stem the spread of a second wave of Covid-19.

Richard Flinton, the Chief Executive of North Yorkshire County Council, which is the public health authority covering Whitby has written, "we... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:48 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19

Town Development and Improvement Committee

A meeting of the Town Development and Improvement Committee will take place at 6pm on Monday 14 September 2020, via Zoom.

Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 20:00 by Michael King

Tags: Committees

Coronavirus Advice

Coronavirus poster - wash your hands

To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:

  • wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
  • cover face - wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
  • make space - stay at least a metre away from people not in your household

If you are feeling unwell, get a test and do not leave home for at least 10 days.

For information on getting a test use the website: https://www.gov.uk/get-coronavirus-test... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 11:48 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19

VJ DAY - 15 August 2020

VJ DAY - 15 August 2020

VJ Day is marked every year on 15 August to commemorate the formal end of WWII with the surrender of Japan on this date in 1945.

Unfortunately, Victory over Japan 75 years ago brought mixed emotions for those fighting in the malaria ridden jungles of the Far East. Relief and joy that the end of the war had finally arrived, but sadness at the human cost. Those who had fought on through the final three... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 16:42 by Michael King

Tags: Remembrance, VJ Day

Extraordinary Full Council Meeting - 11 August 2020

Picture of Zoom Meeting in progress

A recording of the extraordinary meeting of Full Council on 11 August is available on the Whitby Town Council Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/WhitbyTC

Posted: Wed, 12 Aug 2020 12:14 by Michael King

Tags: Council

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2020

Notice for the Exercise of Public Rights

The town council approved its accounts for 2019/20 and its statutory Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) at its meeting on 7 July 2020, subject to audit. Sections 1 and 2 of the AGAR are attached to this post. The background documents to the accounts are available for public inspection. The attached notice and accompanying notes on the Exercise of Public Rights set out the details of... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 15:00 by Michael King

Tags: Audit

Town Council Speaks in Support of Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion as seen from the West Beach

Whitby Town Council has resolved to take all reasonable steps to secure the continuing operation of the Whitby Pavilion for the benefit of Whitby.

The town council has a concern for the continuing operational stability of Whitby Pavilion as an important community asset, following the announcement on 6 July by SIV, the operator, that Whitby Pavilion was likely to remain 'mothballed' and that the company... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:45 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19, Whitby Pavilion

Local Appeal to Raise Money for Children with Hidden Impairments

WHISH is appealing to buy a floating Beach Wheelchair. To enable kids with disabilities to enjoy the beach and go in the sea, just like their friends.

WHISH Is a parent-led small charity which is completely self-funded, it supports over 200 children & young people around Whitby who have a Hidden Impairment (HI). It provides:
o activities for children & teenagers;
o multi-sensory room;
o information... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 13:30 by Michael King

Tags: Charity

Full Council Meeting

A meeting of Full Council will take place at 6:00pm on Tuesday 7 July 2020 via Zoom. If you require access to the Zoom call, please contact the Town Clerk (info@whitbytowncouncil.gov.uk) for access. The meeting will be streamed via the Town Council's Facebook page - facebook.com/WhitbyTC

Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:47 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas

Old Town Hall Grade II* Listed Building & Market Place

Old Town Hall Grade II* Listed Building & Market Place

Whitby Town Council invites quotations through the Government Contracts Finder website for the appointment of a specialist consultant architect with experience in working with historic buildings to develop proposals for the renovation and repurposing of the Town Hall Building, Whitby and to provide infrastructure improvements to the adjacent market square.

Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 09:52 by Michael King

Tags: Old Town Hall

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