Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

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

Author: Anne Cowey



A huge thank you to Mulgrave Estates who have once again donated a magnificent Christmas Tree for the town. The tree is on display in its traditional site outside the HSBC bank on the corner of Baxtergate and New Quay Road.

Posted: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:38 by Anne Cowey

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Thank you

Thank you


Once again Whitby Town Council have organised a fantastic Christmas Festival weekend and it wouldn't have happened without the help, support and commitment of a great many people, businesses and organisations. Our sincere thanks go to: -

Aspire 199 for its tireless work on social media promoting the Festival as well as its assistance with the setting up and derigging of the festival site, co-ordinating... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:14 by Anne Cowey

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Armed Forces Day 29.6.19


The sun is shining tomorrow so don't waste it - come down to Dockend and join us for a family fun day to celebrate Armed Forces Day. The event opens at 10am with Reveille and the Last Post will be played at 4pm. We hope there is something for everyone to enjoy the day with various armed forces association present to talk to and answer any questions. Watch out for the flyover at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 15:11 by Anne Cowey

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Armed Forces Day - Saturday 29th June 2019

Armed Forces Day - Saturday 29th June 2019



It is Just over a fortnight away from this years Armed Forces Day to be held on Saturday 29th June 2019 on Dockend, opening at 10am and finishing at 4pm.

There is something for everyone from tombola's to a climbing wall - Pick a Flag to trampolines, as well as the various military stalls which are a very important part of the day.

At approximately 11.41 weather... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:05 by Anne Cowey

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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

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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

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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

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Last Chance to book your Market Stall

Whitby Christmas Festival and Market 16 – 18 November 2018

Last chance to book your Market Stall

Christmas Market Stalls are booking up quickly for Whitby Christmas Festival 16th – 18th November 2018. The deadline for applying for a stall is almost upon us. If you don't want to miss this fantastic selling opportunity do get your application form in very soon.

"The Market is a showcase for... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:27 by Anne Cowey

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Extra Ordinary Meeting 11.07.18


Unfortunately to night's Extra Ordinary meeting of Whitby Town Council with Hambleton Richmondshire & Whitby CCG to brief members of the Town Council on the proposed plans for Whitby Hospital has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled for next Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 6pm in Pannett Art Gallery. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:09 by Anne Cowey

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Armed Forces Day 30.6.18

Armed Forces Day 30.6.18

Preparations are almost complete for Whitby's Armed Forces Day,

Saturday 30th June, 10am – 4pm, on Dock End

Please Join us and show your support

Whitby will celebrate Armed Forces Day this Saturday 30th June with a fantastic, fun family day at Dock End, 10am – 4pm.

Come along and say hello to the many veterans and military support organisations who will be there to chat about their experiences... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:45 by Anne Cowey

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