Author: Lisa

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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

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: News, Armistice, Remembrance

Help make Whitby Christmas Festival great for Whitby 16 – 18th November 2018

Help make Whitby Christmas Festival great for Whitby 16 – 18th November 2018

Plans for this year's spectacular Christmas Festival are well under way with a wonderful array of stalls and activities on offer.

Whitby Town Council are now recruiting a team of volunteers to help with the smooth running of the weekend, 16 – 18th November. Volunteers are required to help steward the impressive programme of events and activities on offer throughout the weekend.

This year's festival... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:32 by Lisa

Tags: News, Whitby Xmas Festival

Whitby Town Council Needs Your Knitting and Stitching

Can you help to Knit, Stitch or Crochet for Whitby?

Thanks to National Lottery players, Whitby Town Council is running a National Lottery funded project "Out of the Darkness", to commemorate the Centenary of the ending of the First World War.

Working with local young people to explore the impact of the First World War on clothing design the Town Council will be running a series of research, design and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:13 by Lisa

Tags: Out of the Darkness, News

Out of the Darkness – Share Your Stories

Out of the Darkness – Share Your Stories

Come along to the Pannett Art Gallery on Thursday 20th September, 10am – 12 noon or Wednesday 26th September 1 – 3pm to share the stories of your family's involvement in the First World War or to find out how else you can get involved with this project.

Thanks to National Lottery players, Whitby Town Council have received Heritage Lottery funding to explore the effects of the First World... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:30 by Lisa

Tags: News, Out of the Darkness, National Lottery Fund

The Big Community Collective Switch 2018

The Big Community Collective Switch 2018

The Big Community Collective Switch 2018

We're always being advised to look for the best energy deals out there, but changing suppliers can mean hassle and uncertainty. This is why Scarborough Borough Council has been promoting the Big Community Switch Scheme.

What is the Big Community Switch Scheme?

The scheme harnesses the combined purchasing power of the community to gain the best deal out there... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:54 by Lisa

Tags: News

“Out of the Darkness”

“Out of the Darkness”

National Lottery support for Whitby Town Council's project to mark the Centenary of the end of the First World War

Whitby Town Council is delighted to have received a National Lottery grant of £7,700 for "Out of the Darkness", a project to commemorate the Centenary of the ending of the First World War.

Awarded through the Heritage Lottery Fund's First World War: then and now programme, this project... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:00 by Lisa

Tags: News, National Lottery Fund, Out of the Darkness

What's On? & Local Directory

It is now possible for you to advertise your local events on the What's On? calendar. Also, if you're a local organisation or business, you can add yourself to the Directory. If you have any issues, let us know and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 16:00 by Lisa

Tags: News

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