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New time for Cabinet on 15 October

Friday, 11 October 2019

The meeting time of Cabinet on Tuesday 15 October  has been changed.

It will now be held at 1.00 pm (instead of 10.00am) at the Town Hall in Scarborough.

You can view the meeting details at

Counting down to Christmas in Scarborough

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Scarborough will become a Grinch-free zone for six weeks from 14 November, as a cast of magicians, musicians, street performers, famous panto characters and Father Christmas assemble to help bring glitter, glee and glam to the town’s streets and stores as part of a new six-week festival, Counting Down to Christmas - with a mission to make Christmas shopping fun.

Filey Town Council by-election - candidates

Monday, 7 October 2019

Five candidates will be standing for election in the Filey Town Council by-election for the Filey Ward on Thursday 31 October. The candidates are: Neil Cronk, Bev Donoghue, Mick Huddlestone, Gordon Johnson and Jeff Meek.

Residents that wish to vote in the by-election and who are not already on the Register of Electors, must register to vote by midnight on Tuesday 15 October at

Government urged to support Sirius Minerals project

Monday, 7 October 2019

Political leaders and businesses from North Yorkshire, Tees Valley and the wider region have joined forces to urge the Government to give its full support to the Sirius Minerals project.

Majority of UK's over-65s not active enough

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Research announced today, on International Day of Older Persons (Tuesday 1 October), has revealed that more than three quarters of over-65s do not hit the recommended exercise targets. This is despite the warnings that sedentary behaviour is linked to 70,000 deaths in the UK every year*.

A survey commissioned by local leisure operator, Everyone Active, revealed 78% of over-65s are not achieving the amount of weekly activity advised by the NHS, which includes 150 minutes of aerobic exercise and two days of strength exercises**.

New Surf Festival for Scarborough

Friday, 27 September 2019

A new festival will be surfing its way to the Yorkshire coast next week!

Scarborough Surf Festival on Saturday 5 October will offer free surfing, swimming and lifesaving activities throughout the day, run by qualified instructors, for enthusiasts and complete novices alike. Everyone is welcome and people don’t need to have their own surf board to learn new skills and have some fun.

Fylingdales affordable housing proposals open day

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Residents in Fylingdales Parish will have the chance to air their views about two affordable housing proposals in Robin Hood’s Bay and Fylingthorpe.

Two public consultation open days will be held at Fylingthorpe Methodist Church on Thursday 3 October from 2.00pm to 6.30pm and at Fylingdales Village Hall, Robin Hood’s Bay, on Friday 4 October from 2.00pm to 6.30pm where site information will be available.

Filey Town Council by-election – Filey Ward

Thursday, 26 September 2019

A by-election for the Filey Ward of Filey Town Council will be held on Thursday 31 October.

Anyone wishing to stand for election can download nomination papers from or contact the Parish Clerk at Filey Town Council by emailing or calling 01723 514498.

Brexit workshop for exporting businesses

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

The Department for International Trade is hosting a practical workshop on Tuesday 1 October to help exporting businesses within the Borough of Scarborough prepare for Brexit. The event will take place at Scarborough Spa between 2.00pm and 5.00pm.

This is one of a series of Department for International Trade events to help all exporters, particularly those exporting to the EU, prepare for the UK leaving the EU on 31 October.

Businesses attending the event will leave with a personalised action plan covering:

Inclusive Sports Day at Scarborough Sports Village

Monday, 23 September 2019

The Borough of Scarborough community is invited to a join an event celebrating inclusive sport in the area on 28 September.

Sports and leisure operator, Everyone Active, has teamed up with a range of disability sport groups and Scarborough Borough Council to host a free Inclusive Sports Day at Scarborough Sports Village. Locals can try free sessions or get more information about the inclusive sport facilities and activities on offer in the area.