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Queen Machine Symphonic premiere at OAT

Monday, 15 April 2019

The music of rock legends Queen is to be celebrated like never before as West End leading lady Kerry Ellis joins Scandinavian tribute stars Queen Machine for a fully orchestrated show at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

Air display line-up for Scarborough Armed Forces Day

Monday, 15 April 2019

With less than three months until Yorkshire’s largest Armed Forces Day event in Scarborough, we are delighted to announce this year’s fantastic air display line-up.

On Saturday 29 June, the skies above Scarborough South Bay will be graced by the sights and sounds of a variety of aircraft representing generations old and new, featuring the RAF’s Typhoon, Spitfire and Tucano displays, Calidus Autogyro and a demonstration from HM Coastguard.

Gear up to welcome the world's best cyclists

Monday, 15 April 2019

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in.

The Tour de Yorkshire is now regarded as one of the best supported and most colourful races on the world cycling calendar, with giant land art projects being dotted along the route and entire streets lined with bikes, banners and bunting.

Shuttle bus service for Abbey Headland, Whitby

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

A new, free shuttle bus service will begin operating in Whitby from Monday 15 April to transport people that park in the town’s Abbey Headland car park to and from the town centre.

We are anticipating more people will use Abbey Headland car park this year due to planned major engineering projects limiting spaces available at some of the town’s other car parks. While the car park is still within walking distance of the town centre, we are providing the service for those that are unable to walk or would prefer to ‘park and ride’.

Lizzie Deignan in Tour de Yorkshire Women's Race

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Home favourite Lizzie Deignan has confirmed she will ride the 2019 Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race.

Deignan has not competed since the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen and gave birth to her first child in September last year. Since then she has worked hard to build her fitness and will make her return to racing on the continent this month before heading back to Yorkshire for 3 to 4 May.

New guide to our Bereavement Services

Monday, 8 April 2019

We have recently published a new guide to the Bereavement Services we offer from Woodlands Cemetery and Crematorium in Scarborough and Larpool Lane Cemetery in Whitby.

The full colour, 32-page Bereavement Guide includes details about the facilities available at each of the venues, as well as information on funeral service options, burials, cremations and memorials. It also provides useful information about local suppliers, such as florists, funeral directors and legal experts, as well as venues and caterers for post-funeral receptions.

Big Community Switch: chance to save on energy bills

Monday, 8 April 2019

Residents in the Borough of Scarborough are being given the opportunity to sign up for the latest round of the Big Community Switch and be in with a chance of saving money on their household energy bills.

The opportunity is made possible through our partnership with iChoosr, the UK’s leading expert in collective energy switching. Through bulk purchasing across many UK communities they are able to deliver bespoke and highly competitive tariffs.

Parish council elections - candidates standing

Thursday, 4 April 2019

66 candidates across seven parish councils within the Borough of Scarborough will be standing for election in the forthcoming elections on Thursday 2 May.

The candidates standing for election, by parish council, are:

Cayton Parish Council (9 seats)

Council elections - candidates standing

Thursday, 4 April 2019

We have announced the candidates who have been nominated to stand for election to Scarborough Borough Council on Thursday 2 May.

The elections cover 46 seats across a new 20-ward structure, which is being implemented for the first time in the forthcoming elections following a review of ward boundaries by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England in 2017/18.

The candidates standing for election, by ward, are:

Burniston and Cloughton Ward (one seat)

Tour de Yorkshire official timings announced

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

With one month to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have unveiled the highly anticipated race timings.

Millions of spectators are expected to line the route over the four days of action which will see the Tour de Yorkshire take place between 2-5 May and the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race between 3-4 May.