Author: Michael King
The number of valid nominations received for the above election does not exceed the number of vacancies (and the council meets its quorum). Therefore it will not go to a poll. All candidates who submitted a nomination form are elected uncontested. For each of the relevant town council wards is attached:
- Statement of Persons Nominated
- Uncontested Election Results
These are also published on the borough... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 15:11 by Michael King
The parish election taking place on 5 May has now been formally declared. Nomination packs for each ward in the Parish of Whitby are available from our office in the Pannett Gallery. We also have access to a copy of the electoral register, which may be examined and from which we are able to assist in identifying electoral numbers for candidates and subscribers (proposer and seconder). Declared candidates... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 09:18 by Michael King
RESCHEDULED AGAIN - SORRY
Strong winds are predicted this week, so (unfortunately) our spectacular firework display from Whitby's historic East Pier will now take place at at 7pm on TUESDAY 1 MARCH, will mark the 70th Anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. The special low-noise display, which was originally planned for the town's lights switch-on event in November, has been repurposed into... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 13:00 by Michael King
As the country comes together to celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Whitby Town Council has been working with the Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby Museum and the Friends of Pannett Park to invent a perfect pudding, fit for a queen.
Whitby's Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Wild tested out some of the suggestions, before finally settling on crafting a unique jubilee cheesecake.
Supported by the Museum Tea... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 13:13 by Michael King
The Government has approved local government reorganisation in North Yorkshire which will lead to the county and district councils being replaced by one new unitary council, which will be called North Yorkshire Council.
The transition team, which is being led by the current county council has produced a guide to what will happen in the run-up to the new authority in April 2023 and what that may mean... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 12:00 by Michael King
North Yorkshire County Council has announced that the Whitby Park and Ride site will open during the February half-term holiday. You can read more about this trial extension to the carpark's season in the county council's press release.
Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 14:36 by Michael King
Whitby's Town Mayor, Councillor Linda Wild, is wishing everyone in Whitby a happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas on behalf of herself and the whole town council. Speaking in the run-up to Christmas, Councillor Wild said, "This year has been another beset by challenges, but again in 2021, the knowledge of who we are and what we mean to each other has kept our town going and given us hope.
"We have ridden... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 15:00 by Michael King
The Pier Road public toilets will be closed today for maintenance and deep cleaning.
The nearest toilets remain open at Market Place, West Cliff and New Quay Road.
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 09:36 by Michael King
As a result of apologies received, tonight's meeting of the Town Development & Improvement Committee will not be quorate. It is therefore CANCELLED.
Items on the agenda will be held over to the next scheduled meeting (31 January) or dealt with by the next meeting of Full Council on 18 January.
Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 12:15 by Michael King
This weekend's Christmas Festival has been cancelled due to warnings of extreme weather.
Scarborough Borough Council, working with the emergency services, has advised Whitby Town Council that a severe weather warning has been issued for Friday and Saturday, which make the continuation of the Festival Market and entertainment impossible. High winds and highs seas are expected. We have taken the decision,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:32 by Michael King