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Land lease - Bradley Lowery Foundation

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Our Cabinet has today (Tuesday 11 December) approved a long lease for a parcel of land in Scarborough to the trustees of the Bradley Lowery Foundation.

The lease will enable the foundation to construct a state of the art holiday home in the Yorkshire coast town for children with life threatening illnesses and their families. Subject to the necessary planning consents, the property will be built on two storeys comprising of five bedrooms and a sensory garden with hot tub or sauna or pool.

Scarborough finale for TDY Women’s Race

Friday, 7 December 2018

Scarborough is all set to host the finish of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race in 2019 and host a Tour de Yorkshire men’s stage finish for the fifth consecutive time.

The four stages of the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire will take place from 2 to 5 May with the two stages of the women’s race on 3 and 4 May.

In a double coup for Scarborough, it was announced today by race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) that on Saturday 4 May, the town will host the finish of Stage Three of the men’s race and the finale of the women’s race.

Yorkshire Coast BID ballot result

Friday, 30 November 2018

Following the verification and vote checking of the ballot for the Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District (BID), which took place today (Friday 30 November) at the Town Hall in Scarborough, the result of the ballot was declared as follows:

  • Total number of valid votes cast: 392
  • Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament: £21,594,700
  • Total number of votes cast in favour: 217 (55.36 %)
  • Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of votes cast in favour: £12,438,700

Revision to post-demolition at old Futurist site

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

In agreement with Scarborough Borough Council, Willmott Dixon, the contractor that worked on the demolition of Scarborough’s Futurist theatre, will be revising its post-demolition method to reinforce the cliff at the rear of the site.

BID ballot - verification and vote checking

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

An open verification and vote checking process will take place at 10.00am on Friday 30 November at the Town Hall in Scarborough to determine the result of the Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District (BID) ballot.

The count will be carried out by Scarborough Borough Council’s experienced Elections team, which is acting as ballot holder, independent of the business led team proposing the BID.

Update on Scarborough South Bay chalets

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

A section of the chalets in Scarborough South Bay, which were already in a distressed state following the failure of the retaining wall behind the chalets in March this year, collapsed this morning (Tuesday 27 November).

Officers from our major projects team have since visited the site of the chalets and altered the layout of the fencing around the site to ensure public safety in the area.

Scarborough town centre consultation event reminder

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Scarborough Borough Council would like to remind local businesses and residents about two workshop style events being held within the next week at which they will be able to give their views on what Scarborough town centre should offer in the future and how it can continue to improve as a destination for leisure, retail and other goods and services.

OAT ticket giveaway at Scarborough Sparkle event

Friday, 23 November 2018

Anyone feeling so ‘lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky’ should make sure they visit next weekend’s Scarborough Sparkle event for an opportunity to win a pair of tickets for the hotly anticipated Kylie Minogue concert, due to take place at Scarborough Open Air Theatre in August 2019.

Consultation events for Cinder Track Action Plan

Friday, 16 November 2018

Scarborough Borough Council is hosting two public consultation events on the proposed action plan for the sensitive restoration of the old Scarborough to Whitby railway line, known as the Cinder Track.

The plan sets out aspirations for improving accessibility, signage, surfacing, drainage and associated habitats along the 21 miles long permissive route, which is currently used by walkers, runners, cyclists, horse riders and, in a few places where access is required to private premises and farmland, vehicles too.

Vacancies on councillors’ allowances review panel

Thursday, 15 November 2018

We are looking for three people, passionate about the borough, to join an Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP) to help review our Members’ Allowances Scheme.