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Green light for community wellbeing schemes

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Work has started on a new community wellbeing scheme in Scarborough that was given the green light following Theresa May’s supported housing funding announcement in October.

Home Group, one of the UK’s largest providers of homes and supported housing, was able to rubber stamp a £50m investment in three community wellbeing schemes when the government announced that the local housing allowance (LHA) benefit cap would not apply to supported housing services.

New Borough Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Cllr Joe Plant was today formally elected as Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough for the 2018 to 2019 mayoral year at the annual Full Council meeting of Scarborough Borough Council. He took over from Cllr Martin Smith who has been the Mayor for the last twelve months.

At the same meeting, Cllr Dilys Cluer was elected Deputy Mayor of the Borough of Scarborough.

The Mayor was born in Whitby and lives in the town with his wife Margaret, who will be his Mayoress for the year. They have a son and daughter and two grandchildren.

Pupils take to the high seas to celebrate Cook 250

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Seven local youngsters and a teacher will feel the wind in their sails as they embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure sailing the high seas in a tall ship as Whitby celebrates the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook’s first voyage to the South Seas.

Spa Slope Stabilisation Scheme to get underway

Monday, 14 May 2018

A £13.453 million scheme to stabilise the cliffs behind the Spa complex in the Yorkshire coast town of Scarborough will get underway at the end of this month.

Dying Matters open day at Woodlands Crematorium

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Our Bereavements Services team will be holding an open day and information event at Woodlands Crematorium on Wednesday 16 May between 10.00am and 4.30pm, which aims to get people talking more openly about dying, death and bereavement and find out what end of life options are available to them and their loved ones. It will also give people an opportunity to see the recently improved facilities at the crematorium.

Incredible crowds for Tour de Yorkshire Stage Three

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

A wall of sound greeted Maximillian Walscheid as he sprinted to victory on a sizzling third stage of the Tour de Yorkshire.

The crescent-shaped slopes of Scarborough’s North Bay provided a perfect natural amphitheatre for the fourth year in succession and tens of thousands of fans bathed in temperatures hotter than Palma, Paris and Tenerife to watch another dramatic finish unfurl.

The total crowd of 650,000 had lined the 181km route from Richmond, taking the three-day total to a whopping 1.7 million!

Filey and Muston all set for Tour de Yorkshire

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

The bunting is up, the painted bikes are out and the blue and yellow street decorations are on display! Filey and the neighbouring village of Muston are all set for Stage Three of the Tour de Yorkshire passing through on Saturday 5 May.

Tour de Yorkshire Caravan and Ambassadors' Tour

Friday, 27 April 2018

The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the largest-ever publicity caravan and ambassadors tour.

Scarborough all set for Tour de Yorkshire Stage Three

Friday, 27 April 2018

Scarborough Borough Council’s project team for the Tour de Yorkshire is delighted to confirm the full details of the action packed programme of activities, entertainment and cycling related events, which will help Scarborough celebrate the finish of Stage Three of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire in style on Saturday 5 May.

More star riders confirmed for Tour de Yorkshire

Thursday, 26 April 2018

With one week to go until the start of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO have unveiled more star names who are set to compete between 3 and 6 May.

Rio 2016 track gold medallist Owain Doull is set to be named in the Team Sky line up which includes British compatriot and two-time Omloop Het Nieuwsblad winner Ian Stannard.