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Inspections to check memorial stones for stability

Monday, 6 June 2022

In July we will begin a sensitive audit of memorial stones in our three cemeteries to check they are stable and don’t pose a safety risk to people that visit the cemeteries and the staff that work in them.

All types of memorials higher than 18 inches (approximately 45.5cm) will be checked for stability at Dean Road & Manor Road and Woodlands cemeteries in Scarborough and Larpool cemetery in Whitby.

The inspections will be carried out on our behalf by a qualified contractor.

NatWest Group adds its support to Scarborough’s Armed Forces Day celebrations

Tuesday, 31 May 2022

We are delighted to announce that the NatWest Group is supporting Scarborough’s hosting of the Armed Forces Day national event on 25 June as an official gold sponsor.

NatWest Group is proud to support the Armed Forces and has pledged to introduce and maintain a number of initiatives for military customers through its brands which include Holt’s Military Banking. 

The group also provides bespoke help for colleagues, whether they are spouses or partners of serving personnel, veterans or reservists through its Armed Forces Employee Led Network.

Whitby parish poll

Friday, 27 May 2022

A parish poll will take place in Whitby on Monday 13 June between 4pm and 9pm.

Residents can only take part in the poll by visiting their local polling station. Unlike an election, they will not be able to vote by post or proxy and no polling cards will be issued.

The questions being posed in the poll are:

Mayor and Deputy Mayor formally elected

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Councillor Eric Broadbent was today formally re-elected as Mayor of the borough of Scarborough at our annual council meeting.

At the same meeting, which was held at the Town Hall in Scarborough, Councillor Helen Mallory was elected as the borough’s Deputy Mayor.

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: