Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

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

Author: Michael King

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year Ended 31 March 2022

Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)

The audit of accounts for Whitby Town Council for the year ended 31 March 2022 has been completed and the accounts have been published.

The Annual Governance & Accountability Return is available for inspection... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 14:00 by Michael King

Tags: Audit, Finance & Audit, Full Council

Co-option Opportunities

Town Council Logo

Following confirmation of the outcome of the local election, in May 2022, and following co-options made since then Whitby Town Council has two vacancies, which it may fill by co-option.

These are in the following wards (one in each):
Town South
West Cliff

The role of town councillor offers the chance to make a huge difference to the quality of life for people in Whitby. Being an effective councillor requires... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 14:00 by Michael King

Tags: Councillors, Elections, vacancy

Civic Service

Civic Service

There will be a civic service held at St Mary's Church Whitby, at 2:30pm on Sunday 18 September.

The service will be in commemoration of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The service, which will be led by the Reverend Michael Gobbett, will be attended by the Town Mayor and members of Whitby Town Council.

The service is open to all residents and visitors, subject to the capacity of the church.

Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 11:38 by Michael King

Tags: Royal Family

Proclamation

A short ceremony to relay the Proclamation of Accession of King Charles III will take place at Dock End at 4:15pm on Sunday 11 September.

The Deputy Town Mayor, Cllr Bob Dalrymple, will introduce the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Upright, who will read the Proclamation, to be followed by prayers offered by the Reverend Michal Gobbett.

Following the ceremony, the Union Flag will return to half-mast.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 16:06 by Michael King

Tags: Royal Family

Book of Condolence

Book of Condolence

An online Book of Condolence for those who wish to leave messages is available on the Royal website: https://www.royal.uk/send-message-condolence.

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 11:16 by Michael King

Tags: Royal Family

Flying of Flags

The union flag at Dock End will be flown at half mast until 8:00am on the morning following the state funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Please note that the flag will be raised at 11:00am on the day of the official proclamation of the accession to the throne of King Charles III for a period of 24 hours.

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 10:30 by Michael King

Tags: Royal Family

FLORAL TRIBUTES TO THE LATE HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II

FLORAL TRIBUTES TO THE LATE HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II

The War Memorial at Dock End is allocated as a place for residents and visitors to lay flowers during the period of mourning.

Should you wish to lay flowers during this time, please ensure that all of the plastic wraps are removed before laying them.

At the end of the mourning period, at 9am the day following the funeral, there will be a ceremonial removal of the flowers. All flowers will then be taken... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 10:28 by Michael King

Tags: Royal Family

Hosepipe Ban

Hosepipe Ban

Yorkshire Water has announced a hosepipe ban starting on Friday 26 August.

There's more information on their website - www.yorkshirewater.com/

Posted: Thu, 25 Aug 2022 15:49 by Michael King

Tags: Drought

SURVEY - Which Assets Should Whitby Town Council Prioritise for Local Delivery?

SURVEY - Which Assets Should Whitby Town Council Prioritise for Local Delivery?

We are conducting a survey on your priority for the County and Borough run assets in Whitby which could be run by the town council.

You can take part using this link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/TCKB66C

Your answers will be anonymous and we won't collect personal data from you.

The incoming unitary North Yorkshire Council will be inviting parishes to identify local assets and services for a pilot... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Aug 2022 12:01 by Michael King

Tags: Consultation, Council, Local Government Reorganisation

A new Council Tax Reduction Scheme for North Yorkshire Council

A new Council Tax Reduction Scheme for North Yorkshire Council

From next year there will be a new single council in North Yorkshire. The new North Yorkshire Council will replace the seven district and borough councils as well as the county council. All eight councils are working together to make sure that the services people value continue as usual when North Yorkshire Council comes into being on 1 April 2023.

Having one council means services can be strengthened... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 16:14 by Michael King

Tags: Consultation, Local Government Reorganisation