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Road closures for Goldwing Light Parade

Friday, 30 August 2019

We would like to remind people of the road closures required to accommodate the annual Goldwing Light Parade on the evening of Saturday 7 September in Scarborough.

Foreshore, Sandside, Marine Drive, Royal Albert Drive and Eastborough (from Globe Street to the seafront) will be closed from 7.30pm until 10.00pm to allow the parade to take place.

To accommodate the activities associated with the event, West Pier car park in the town’s South Bay will be closed from 6.00pm on Friday 6 September until 10.00pm on Saturday 7 September.

'Do your bit' by feeding Fin the Fish

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Yorkshire Water, in partnership with Scarborough Borough Council and the University of Hull, today installed ‘Fin the Fish’ on Scarborough South Bay beach, a new sculpture and receptacle designed to take plastic off the beaches during the busy summer period.

Created to showcase that plastic pollution is damaging all marine organisms on a daily basis, Fin is one step towards reducing this volume and showing that however small your action is, everyone can help to reduce the plastics entering our oceans if they 'do their bit'.

One Yorkshire sets out new devolution proposals

Monday, 29 July 2019

New Prime Minister presented with plans

One Yorkshire Leaders have set out new proposals to urgently unlock the benefits of devolution to all parts of the region while creating a pathway to a full One Yorkshire devolution deal in 2022.

The proposals, which have already been presented to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, are published today ahead of Yorkshire Day on Thursday 1 August. They would see a series of interim devolution deals agreed across Yorkshire to run in parallel with the existing Sheffield City Region agreement.

Free music for all at Scarborough Seafest

Friday, 19 July 2019

On Friday 26 July a superb line-up of free music performances will kick off this year’s Scarborough Seafest and continue to entertain the crowds in style throughout the town's annual weekend maritime festival.

Scarborough's popular live music scene will be showcasing the Yorkshire coast’s freshest new talent in the marquee on West Pier, with music to suit all tastes and ages. Those partying the night away on Saturday 27 July will also get to see Seafest’s spectacular firework display above South Bay at 9.45pm.

Next round of Business Development Grant Scheme

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Our Business Development Grant Scheme is now open to new applications for start-up businesses and existing businesses looking to expand in the Borough of Scarborough.

The grant scheme is open to businesses within the manufacturing, service, retail, tourism and hospitality sectors subject to meeting set criteria and our priorities and objectives. Business start-up grants of up to £1,000 and business expansion grants of up to £5,000 can be applied for.

Flavours of the Yorkshire coast at Seafest

Monday, 15 July 2019

Top regional chefs will cook up a fine feast for visitors attending the 21st Scarborough Seafest later this month.

The Scarborough Hospitality Association Seafest Food Theatre will be the ‘must taste’ attraction of the town’s annual maritime festival, which takes place from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 July in Scarborough South Bay.

With a strong emphasis on the flavours of the Yorkshire coast, the programme for the mouth-watering line-up of cookery demonstrations is:

Saturday 27 July

Green light for town centre regeneration scheme

Friday, 12 July 2019

Work to progress a significant regeneration scheme, which will breathe new life into Scarborough town centre and support the expansion plans of CU Scarborough and the NHS took a big step forward today when Scarborough Borough Council approved the redevelopment of the former Argos building site on Newborough.

All aboard for Scarborough Seafest!

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Scarborough’s annual maritime weekend celebration, Seafest, is all set to return to the Yorkshire coast from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 July.

At the heart of the festival will be the ever popular food theatre and live music marquee on West Pier to entertain and tickle the taste buds of festival goers. Also not to be missed will be the spectacular Seafest fireworks display at 9.45pm on Saturday 27 July.

Proposed regeneration scheme for Scarborough

Friday, 5 July 2019

A significant regeneration scheme to breathe new life into Scarborough town centre and support the expansion plans of CU Scarborough and the NHS will be the subject of a report to an extraordinary meeting of our Full Council on Friday 12 July.