Author: Michael King
I'm writing to wish everyone in Whitby a happy, healthy and peaceful Christmas.
This year has brought its challenges, but it has shown us the power of communities. I want to take this opportunity to congratulate everybody living and working in Whitby for sticking together and being kind and careful to each other throughout this very hard year.
We have walked a tightrope together. So much of our town... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 09:00 by Michael King
Whitby Town Council was delighted with the fantastic response to the annual Mayoral Design a Christmas Card competition. The winning design has been sent out to civic dignitaries across the world, including the Queen.
Follow the link to a gallery of competition entries.
Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 13:05 by Michael King
Proposed experimental pedestrianisation of Whitby Swing Bridge, 10:30am to 4:00pm daily, starting April 2021
North Yorkshire County Council has launched a consultation on proposals to see if a better, more efficient and elegant system for the management of traffic on the swing bridge could benefit the town, local people and visitors.
Follow this link to the dedicated consultation page including diagrams and a feedback form.
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:40 by Michael King
There will be a meeting of the Full Council Meeting, which will take place via Zoom at 6:00pm on Tuesday 1 December.
Please note that the meeting will be livestreamed on the Town Council Facebook page (/WhitbyTC).
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 833 7341 8143
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:14 by Michael King
Annual Governance & Accountability Return for the Year Ended 31 March 2020
Sections 20(2) and 25 of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014
Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)
Accounts and Audit (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (SI 2020/404)
The Annual Governance & Accountability Return is available for inspection by any local government elector of the area of Whitby... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 14:05 by Michael King
Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council have produced a leaflet for households in Whitby with advice for managing the current outbreak of infection.
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:02 by Michael King
The next meeting of the Town Development and Improvement Committee will take place via Zoom on Monday 23 November at 6:00pm. Please note that, as a standing committee, this meeting will not be livestreamed.
Meeting ID: 886 9004 3391
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 17:41 by Michael King
Whitby has been highlighted, by Scarborough Borough Council and by North Yorkshire County Council as a concentration of Covid-19 infection, with significant spikes across the town. But the data being reported are averages across the whole borough and are significantly underplaying the local statistics which have seen a rate of 824.2 per 100,000 in South and East Whitby by 10 November. Whitby Town Council... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 14:55 by Michael King
The Town Council's public toilets will remain open during lockdown. Please use with care for yourself and others and maintain social distance. In the event of problems, please ring the call-out number on each toilet building.
Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 08:57 by Michael King
The rules regarding Remembrance have been subject to adjustment since Saturday. The town council is creating a 'virtual wreath laying' which will be made available via our Facebook page on Sunday morning.
Although socially distanced outdoor ceremonies are permitted, this is subject to appropriate risk assessments and controls being in place. The town council had already concluded, in consultation with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 10:12 by Michael King