Whitby Town Council

Information for Residents & Visitors

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

Author: Michael King

Future Unitary North Yorkshire

Future Unitary North Yorkshire

The Government has published a summary of the 13,020 responses received to the its consultation on eight locally led proposals for future unitary local government in Cumbria, North Yorkshire, and Somerset.

The Government announced to Parliament in July 2021 that the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government had decided to implement, subject to Parliamentary approval, three of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 09:07 by Michael King

Tags: Local Government Reorganisation

Electric Vehicle Charging

Electric Vehicle Charging

We have received a small number of emails, drawing attention to the lack of EV charging points in Whitby, conventional or rapid. Unfortunately, Whitby Town Council neither owns nor operates public car parking in Whitby. The off-street parking in town is operated by Scarborough Borough Council, as the parking authority, and the Park-And-Ride site on the northern edge of town is operated by North Yorkshire... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 08:35 by Michael King

Tags: Environment

ACCOUNTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 MARCH 2021

Notice for the Exercise of Public Rights

The town council approved its accounts for 2020/21 and its statutory Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) at its meeting on 29 June 2021, 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 are available for public inspection. The attached notice and accompanying... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 10:43 by Michael King

Tags: Audit, Finance & Audit, Full Council

Annual Council Meeting - 4 May 2021

Annual Council Meeting - 4 May 2021

The Annual Meeting of Whitby Town Council will take place via Zoom at 6:00pm on Tuesday 4 May. As a security measure, the meeting requires Authentication Profiles - you will have to be logged-in to a Zoom account to access the meeting. The meeting will be livestreamed on the Town Council's Facebook page from 6pm

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 20:26 by Michael King

Tags: Agendas

Whitby Christmas Festival Market 2021

Details of the town council's planned Christmas Festival Market, which will take place from 26-28 November 2021 can be found on our dedicated page.

Please click through for the Terms and Conditions and Application Forms for traders and food concessions.

Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 16:00 by Michael King

Tags: Christmas Festival

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

It is with great sadness that we have received the news that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

⚫️ An online book of condolence has been set up for people wishing to pay tributes to HRH Prince Philip.

⚫️ To leave your own message, visit https://www.royal.uk/condolence

Statement of the Town Mayor
Cllr Linda... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 12:15 by Michael King

Tags: Royal Family

Whitby Cycling Consultation (Until 12 April)

Whitby Cycling Consultation (Until 12 April)

The second round of consultation for the Active Travel Fund, has been opened by North Yorkshire County Council, seeking views on the draft designs. The feedback received in this round of consultation will be used to shape the draft designs further. A decision will then be made on which schemes will progress. The survey is live until 12 April 2021.

More information on the second phase of consultation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 09:45 by Michael King

Tags: Highways, cycling

Old Town Hall and Market Place

Old Town Hall and Market Place

At last night's meeting, the town council reviewed options proposed for restoration of the Old Town Hall, to support the market and provide more community use of the building, by the architects who have surveyed the building and the market place for the town and borough councils. This follows consultation with market traders and businesses around the market place. At the meeting, the council resolved... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:00 by Michael King

Tags: Old Town Hall

Cycle Improvement Consultation

Cycle Improvement Consultation

North Yorkshire County Council is consulting on a 'cycle improvement corridor' from the Park and Ride site along the A171.

This initial consultation is on the basic route. It will be followed by consultation on design concepts in March. Follow this link to make your views known:
https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/social-distancing-measures

The survey will close on midnight on Tuesday 23 February 2021.

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 15:52 by Michael King

Tags: Highways, cycling

James Cook FRS (1728-1779)

James Cook FRS (1728-1779)

Captain James Cook and the Bark Endeavour are synonymous with Whitby. Cook was a navigator and an explorer who brought the world closer together in the Eighteenth Century and bound Whitby forever to communities across the globe. He charted the southern oceans and expanded scientific knowledge through his voyages. Whitby is proud of James Cook and proud of its maritime history. It is by recognising... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 17:00 by Michael King

Tags: Captain Cook