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Tour de Yorkshire trophies are a prize catch

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

The Tour de Yorkshire trophies were shown some seaside hospitality when they visited Scarborough and Filey on Monday 19 March ahead of the borough hosting Stage Three of the race on Saturday 5 May.

The trophies toured places of interest along the route, including the giant Ray Lonsdale sculpture  ‘High tide in short wellies’ on Filey seafront. They also visited the location of the stage finish line in Scarborough North Bay to see some fabulous Honda Goldwing trikes, which will take part in a parade along the seafront as part of the pre-finish entertainment.

40 teams to compete in 2018 Tour de Yorkshire

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

With just over six weeks to go until the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have announced a record 40 teams will compete.

Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Sir Gary Verity shared the news at Y18 - the UK's largest tourism event - in Bradford on Wednesday 21 March and revealed 20 men's and women's teams will be in action, up from 36 in 2017. Of those, 10 teams will be taking part for the very first time.

Commonwealth Day flag raising event

Friday, 9 March 2018

One of more than 1000 Commonwealth flags to be raised throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK Overseas Territories and Commonwealth countries on Commonwealth Day on Monday 12 March, will be flown in the Borough of Scarborough.

Historic Scarborough Town Hall to host weddings

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Couples looking to say ‘I do’ against the stunning coastal backdrop of Scarborough South Bay will soon have a new venue to choose from for their special day.

Scarborough Borough Council has recently been successful in obtaining a premises licence to hold civil marriages and civil partnerships at Scarborough Town Hall and now the grand splendour of the Jacobean-style Victorian building and its sea view gardens will be showcased at the venue’s first ever wedding fayre on Thursday 29 March between 5pm and 8pm.

Final reminder to landlords about Selective Licensing

Monday, 5 March 2018

Scarborough Borough Council is reminding landlords who have properties in parts of Scarborough's Castle and North Bay wards to submit their application to licence their property or risk being prosecuted for operating an unlicensed property in the Selective Licensing area.

Bin collection disruption - latest updates

Friday, 2 March 2018

6 March - update

Strong winds and high tides warning

Friday, 2 March 2018

Very strong winds and high tides will continue to affect our coastline today (2 March) and into the weekend with the effect on seafront roads and infrastructure particularly affecting Scarborough once again, due to the direction of the wind.

Last night's tides pounded West Pier car park so we have taken the decision to close the car park today, ahead of this afternoon's high tide, to all but essential harbour operations and delivery traffic.

Dog owner found guilty of dog related offences

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

A Scarborough dog owner was found guilty of dog related offences at Scarborough Magistrates Court on Tuesday 20 February.

54 year old Graham Oliver of Peel Terrace failed to attend court and was sentenced in his absence. He was fined £500 for exercising his dog on South Bay beach on 20 September, which is within the seasonal exclusion zone, and a further £500 for refusing to give his name and address when requested to do so by a Scarborough Borough Council dog enforcement officer. He was also required to pay costs of £120 and a £100 victim surcharge.

Mayoress Charity Head Shave

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

The Mayoress of the Borough of Scarborough, Mrs Cherry Smith, will have her hair shaved off next week in a charity fundraising event to raise awareness of the importance of mammograms in spotting signs of breast cancer.

Scarborough Open Air Theatre date for James Arthur

Friday, 16 February 2018

James Arthur is well and truly back, on top of his game and ready to play a headline gig at Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer.

The man behind such worldwide hits as ‘Impossible’ and ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’ is bringing his stunning live show to Europe’s largest open-air theatre on Thursday 26 July.