Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

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

Author: Michael King

Commissioner Zoë launches survey in Whitby to determine how safe residents feel in their town centre at night.

Commissioner Zoë launches survey in Whitby to determine how safe residents feel in their town centre at night.

North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe, in partnership with Whitby Town Council, have launched an online survey to find out how safe residents and business owners feel in the town centre after an increase in bars and nightclubs.

The survey was initiated following concerns raised with Commissioner Zoë over the number of licensed venues in the town and police visibility,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:46 by Michael King

Tags: Consultation

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

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

Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2022

Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2022

The town council approved its accounts for 2021/22 and its statutory Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) at its meeting on 21 June 2022, subject to audit. Sections 1 and 2 of the AGAR are attached to this post, together with the statement of the council's internal auditor. The background documents to the accounts were available for public inspection. The attached notice and accompanying... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 16:30 by Michael King

Tags: Audit, FP&GP, Finance & Audit, Finance & Audit Transparency