In the interests of public safety, Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire Police have taken a joint decision to close Royal Albert Drive, Marine Drive and Albert Road in Scarborough’s North Bay to traffic for the rest of today (1 March), ahead of an unapproved ‘car cruise’, which has been arranged for 6pm this evening without consultation with the authorities.
We are reviewing our anti-social behaviour Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in Scarborough and have launched a consultation to gather the views of local residents and businesses about whether a new PSPO should be put in place and the areas and types of issues it should cover.
Figures obtained by Scarborough Borough Council show a 4.1% boost to town centre footfall in Scarborough in the run up to Christmas last year compared with 2018, which is being attributed to the town’s business led, Counting Down to Christmas campaign.
A new footbridge, constructed specifically to link Whitby’s East Pier to its pier extension, was craned into position in the early hours of Sunday 23 February.
Final work, associated with the installation, is now being carried out and once finished, the footbridge will be opened to allow people to walk all the way to the end of the pier extension, a walk that hasn’t been possible since the previous footbridge was removed on safety grounds in 2001.
We have launched two ‘Our Borough, Our Future’ competitions that will give young people an exciting opportunity to use their creative minds and skills to help shape the future of the Borough of Scarborough.
Following last month’s announcement of a new partnership in Scarborough to develop a bid for a share of the Government’s £3.6bn Towns Fund, there will be an opportunity for local residents and businesses to contribute their views and opinions towards a draft blueprint for Scarborough at a public drop-in event on Saturday 29 February at Scarborough Library between 10.30am and 4.30pm.
Residents living in the Seamer Road area of Scarborough are being asked to give their views on the future of one of Scarborough’s hidden gems, Quarry Mount Park.
Situated at the end of Asquith Avenue off Seamer Road, Quarry Mount Park has recently benefitted from a programme of work co-funded by North Yorkshire County Council’s Environmental Locality Budget and Scarborough Borough Council to reopen the walkways.
Alfie Boe is to provide a thrilling climax to this year’s Armed Forces Day with a sensational concert at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.
The nation’s gaze will be on Scarborough on Saturday 27 June when the historic Yorkshire coast resort has the prestigious honour of being the host town for this year’s Armed Forces Day National Event.
Louis Tomlinson is extending his first ever solo World Tour with a massive outdoor show on the Yorkshire coast.
The chart-topping and multi award-winning singer-songwriter will play Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Saturday 15 August.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Friday 14 February via www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com
We are continuing to hold irresponsible dog owners to account and our two latest prosecutions for dog related offences have resulted in fines at court for a Scarborough man and a woman from Whitby.