Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

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


Cancellation of Xmas Festival 2020

WHITBY CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL: 13th – 15th November 2020

Unfortunately, Whitby Town Council have made the very difficult decision to cancel this year's Christmas Festival due to the present conditions caused by Covid-19. The effect of this current situation means that the necessary planning and fund raising which is vital for our festival will not be possible for this year.

This decision has not been... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 14:50 by Michael King

Tags: Whitby Xmas Festival

Letter from the Mayor

Dear Whitby People

I want to take this opportunity as Mayor of Whitby and on behalf of Whitby Town Council, to thank everyone in the community for the way you are tackling the COVID-19 crisis. You are showing and continue to show, true spirit by staying at home and supporting each other with practicality and kindness.

As a Town we feel a deep sense of gratitude towards the National Health Service, the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:49 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19, Town Mayor

Finding Local Support within the Community

Finding Local Support within the Community

Information from NYCC

Also available as a PowerPoint file (attached)

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:15 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19, News

Can Allotments be Tended During Lockdown?

The Government's advice at the moment is that tending an allotment with appropriate social distancing and preferably on your own, can be classed as daily exercise. The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG) has issued useful guidance on how to manage allotments in accordance with government regulations.

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:00 by Michael King

Tags: Allotment, COVID-19

Whitby Town Council - Coronavirus Update

The Town Council can now be contacted Monday to Friday on 01947 820227 between 9.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 13:46 by Michael King

Tags: News

Unusual First Day at Work

Mr Michael King has started work today as the new Town Clerk for Whitby Town Council and is welcomed by Councillors and staff on an unusual first day. Mr King is replacing the current Town Clerk, Pam Dobson who is retiring at the end of June after nearly 11 years. Both Clerks will be working from home and proceeding with a handover of duties, via video conferencing. Mr. King has been Town Clerk to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:47 by Michael King

Tags: News

Whitby Town Council - Coronavirus Update

Whitby Town Council have implemented a business continuity plan which will allow administrative staff to work from home during the current crisis. Please contact us by email in the short term, within the next few days we should also be able to receive calls on 01947 820227. Further updates will be posted in due course.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:39 by Michael King

Tags: News



Please follow the link to SBC website for advice for Residents & Busineses


Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:29 by Michael King

Tags: News

Coronavirus Update

In light of the latest government advice we will be taking a number of measures over the next few days to protect employees, councillors, and visitors as much as reasonably practicable to do so. Face to face contact will be limited. Staff will continue to respond to emails and telephone calls. Please continue to check out the website as new information will be added. If you are concerned about the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 16:19 by Michael King

Tags: News

High tides and heavy rain over next few days

The public can keep up to date with the latest safety advice, call Floodline on 0345 988 1188, follow @EnvAgency on Twitter, or check GOV.UK for the latest flood updates.

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 16:41 by Michael King

Tags: News

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