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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Events Opportunity

Freelance opportunity

Whitby Town Council are seeking to employ a freelance events coordinator.

Role of Events contractor –

To work with WTC to facilitate the smooth delivery of WTC events.

This role will require but is not limited to:

  • Knowledge and understanding of event management
  • A flexible approach to supporting the Event team
  • Advertising, particularly social media
  • Must be prepared to get stuck... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 16:47 by Anne Cowey

Tags: News

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY - ABBEY WARD

Due to resignation a casual vacancy has been declared for Abbey Ward, please see attached Notice

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 16:03 by Michael King

Tags: News

PARISH ELECTIONS

Following the publication of the nominations for the up and coming local elections Whitby Town Council have had 15 of the 19 seats fill unopposed. As the following 4 seats were not contested they should be available for co-option after the 14th May 2019 in the following wards:-

Abbey Ward x1

Ruswarp Ward x1

Stakesby Ward x2

Please watch the Whitby Town Council website for more details after the 14th May... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:56 by Anne Cowey

Tags: News

Mayoral Spring Dinner and Dance

Due to unforeseen circumstance the Mayoral Spring Dinner and Dance to be held on Saturday 6th April 2019 has been cancelled. Apologies for any inconvenience

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:39 by Anne Cowey

Tags: News

Whitby Defibrillator Project - Favour Auction

Whitby Defibrillator Project would like to say a big thank you to the people and businesses of Whitby who have helped to buy and set up a network of 19 defibrillators in just a year. An amazing achievement.

The WDP would now like to set up a defibrillator maintenance fund as well as buying some more units to cover housing estates in Whitby.

Come and join us for some fun and music to help us raise money... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:45 by Lisa

Tags: News

New Quay Road Toilets - Temporary Closure

New Quay Road toilets will be closed for 2 days for essential maintenance.

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:56 by Michael King

Tags: News, Toilets

Whitby chosen to host Yorkshire Day

Whitby chosen to host Yorkshire Day

Whitby has been chosen by the Yorkshire Society to host Yorkshire Day on 1st August 2019. Mayors from all over the County will gather to celebrate everything that is special about Yorkshire.

Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 16:54 by Michael King

Tags: News

Free Research Skills Workshop

Have you ever wanted to research your family history, learn more about your home, a local industry or event, or to investigate the subject of your novel, but don't know how to go about it?


Whitby Town Council, working with Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, are offering a free workshop, teaching the basics of how to start researching your subject.
The workshop will take place in the Library at... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 16:00 by Lisa

Tags: News, Workshop

Whitby Town Council are Flushed with Success

Whitby Town Council are delighted to announce that the Public Toilets in Whitby have won 2 gold and 3 platinum awards at this year's Loo of the Year awards.

The Loo of the Year Awards are run by the British Toilet Association to celebrate the best public toilets in the United Kingdom, and to promote high standards.

It receives support from a number of companies working in the field along with the national... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:37 by Lisa

Tags: News, Toilets

We Will Remember Them - 11.11.2018

With Remembrance Sunday falling on the same day as Armistice Day, exactly 100 years since the ending of the First World War, Whitby Town Council's Commemoration Service at Dock End will be a very special occasion this year.

Local crafters have been producing knitted and crocheted poppies for Animated Objects Theatre Company who have produced a life-sized sculpture of a First World War soldier which... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:13 by Lisa

Tags: Armistice, News, Remembrance

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