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Armed Forces Day performance at Scarborough Spa

Monday, 23 May 2022

The Armed Forces Day national event celebrations on Saturday 25 June in Scarborough will continue into the evening at Scarborough Spa, with a special performance from the Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Collingwood. 

The Armed Forces Day National Event Evening Concert has been made possible by sponsorship from Parkdean Resorts, one of the official partners for next month’s celebration.

Mayor’s Community Fund beneficiaries

Friday, 13 May 2022

The Mayor’s Community Fund charity paid out £5,500 this week to support eleven of the borough’s groups and organisations that rely on charitable donations to continue the excellent work they do in their local communities.

Whitby and Scarborough Towns Deal cash released

Tuesday, 10 May 2022

The government has approved businesses cases for ten transformational investment and regeneration projects in Whitby and Scarborough.

It has also released funding totalling £37.3 million to allow the schemes to go ahead.

The investment will see Scarborough receive £20.2 million and £17.1 million will go to Whitby.

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) confirmed its decision yesterday afternoon (Monday 9 May).

Massive OAT show for George Ezra

Tuesday, 10 May 2022

George Ezra has added a massive outdoor show on the Yorkshire coast to his 2022 UK and Ireland tour.

The BRIT Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist – whose new album, Gold Rush Kid, will be released next month via Columbia Records – will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Friday 23 September.

Tickets go on sale at 9am, Friday 13 May via the theatre's website

George is one of the UK’s most acclaimed songwriters and live performers.

North Yorkshire election results

Friday, 6 May 2022

After thousands of voters went to the polls yesterday to vote in the North Yorkshire elections in the borough of Scarborough area, votes were verified and counted today in the Ocean Room at Scarborough Spa.

Filey Town Council election results

Friday, 6 May 2022

After voters went to the polls yesterday to vote in the election for the Filey ward of Filey Town Council, votes were verified and counted today in the Ocean Room at Scarborough Spa.

The results for 12 seats were declared by Returning Officer, Mike Greene as follows:

£490k investment to improve Cinder Track

Thursday, 5 May 2022

A £490,000 restoration scheme to provide much needed improvement to the southern end of the Cinder Track - a popular off road track between Scarborough and Whitby - has begun.

This second phase of work to improve the track covers a 7km stretch between Sainsbury’s in Scarborough and Burniston.

Improvements include the widening or alteration of existing cycle paths and new surfacing. In some sections the track alignment will be altered slightly and a narrow footbridge near Burniston will be replaced.

The very best of the RAF for Armed Forces Day

Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Thousands of spectators are expected to flock to Scarborough on Saturday 25 June to see the very best of the RAF in the skies above the town’s South Bay, as part of this year’s Armed Forces Day national event, sponsored by Tesco.

Topping the action packed programme will be the RAF Aerobatic Team - the spectacular Red Arrows - one of the world's premier aerobatic display teams.

Second public workshop to progress Filey masterplan

Monday, 11 April 2022

The second in a series of public workshops to progress a town masterplan plan for Filey will take place on the evening of Tuesday 19 April.

After the success of the first workshop last month, this next session will be another chance for residents and businesses of the town to hear the results of the consultation survey carried out last summer, which asked people where and how money should be invested in Filey during the next ten years.

Tour of Britain cycle race to visit borough

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

The borough will welcome some of the world's top cyclists in an unforgiving uphill route in the Tour of Britain 2022, which is returning to North Yorkshire for the first time in 13 years. 

Organisers have announced that stage four of the race on Wednesday 7 September will take place between Redcar and Duncombe Park in Helmsley, with the route passing through Whitby before heading into the North York Moors National Park.