Tags: COVID-19

Town Council Speaks in Support of Whitby Pavilion

Whitby Pavilion as seen from the West Beach

Whitby Town Council has resolved to take all reasonable steps to secure the continuing operation of the Whitby Pavilion for the benefit of Whitby.

The town council has a concern for the continuing operational stability of Whitby Pavilion as an important community asset, following the announcement on 6 July by SIV, the operator, that Whitby Pavilion was likely to remain 'mothballed' and that the company... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:45 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19, Whitby Pavilion

Buy Local - North Yorkshire

Buy Local poster

As part of its efforts to support local businesses and communities during the Covid 19 outbreak, North Yorkshire County Council has set up a website called Buy Local www.northyorks.gov.uk/buy-local

It's a platform to provide free advertising for businesses to connect them with customers, and vice versa. The aim is to make it a useful resource for now and beyond the Covid 19 outbreak. There are over... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 15:07 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19

Monitoring Visitor Movements

North Yorkshire County Council's Highways will be monitoring road usage to ensure that 'destinations', including Whitby, are not at risk of running out of space to socially distance through a rise in recreational visitors. The Government's recovery plan reinforces the role of enforcement in ensuring that everyone keeps to the rules.

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 12:46 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19

Stay Alert means Stay Away - for now

The safety of residents remains Whitby Town Council's priority. For now, tourism businesses in Whitby remain closed and we urge everyone to continue to STAY AT HOME and not compromise the safety of others.

People may take exercise, but they must observe social distancing; must only meet one person outside their household group; must observe good hand hygiene and must accept that some public spaces may... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 12:30 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19

Letter from the Mayor

Dear Whitby People

I want to take this opportunity as Mayor of Whitby and on behalf of Whitby Town Council, to thank everyone in the community for the way you are tackling the COVID-19 crisis. You are showing and continue to show, true spirit by staying at home and supporting each other with practicality and kindness.

As a Town we feel a deep sense of gratitude towards the National Health Service, the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 09:49 by Michael King

Tags: COVID-19, Town Mayor

Finding Local Support within the Community

Finding Local Support within the Community

Information from NYCC

Also available as a PowerPoint file (attached)

Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:15 by Pamela Dobson

Tags: COVID-19, News

Can Allotments be Tended During Lockdown?

The Government's advice at the moment is that tending an allotment with appropriate social distancing and preferably on your own, can be classed as daily exercise. The National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG) has issued useful guidance on how to manage allotments in accordance with government regulations.

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:00 by Michael King

Tags: Allotment, COVID-19