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Site mobilisation begins on Futurist site

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The project to demolish the Futurist theatre and adjoining buildings in Scarborough South Bay and carry out associated slope stabilisation works will get underway by the beginning of March 2018.

The contractor, Willmott Dixon, will undertake the project on behalf of Scarborough Borough Council and this week the company took formal possession of the site.

Between now and the end of February Willmott Dixon will set up its infrastructure and people will see hoardings appear around the perimeter of the site.

The Script to star at Open Air Theatre

Monday, 11 December 2017

The Script are heading to the Yorkshire coast next summer for what promises to be a sensational night at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

The Irish rock band – who this year scored their fourth Number 1 UK album – will play Europe’s largest open-air theatre on Thursday 21 June 2018.

High tides and high waves warning

Thursday, 7 December 2017

With high tides and the added effect of strong winds expected along the North Yorkshire coast from today and into the coming weekend, local authorities, North Yorkshire Police and HM Coastguard are advising people living at or visiting the coast to stay away from seafront areas for their own safety.

Tour de Yorkshire route announcement

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Scarborough will once again host a Tour de Yorkshire stage finish in 2018, the only town to achieve the accolade in each edition of the race since it began in 2015.

It was announced today by race organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) that Scarborough will host the finish of Stage Three of the Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday 5 May and for the very first time, the race route will take in the neighbouring town of Filey.

Bin collection disruption latest

Friday, 1 December 2017

Snowy conditions in Scarborough and Filey areas yesterday (30 November) resulted in some disruption to our bin collections.

Our advice to anyone that should have had their green/blue bins emptied yesterday or is expecting a collection today, is to leave your bin out for collection and we will get to it as soon as we can. Any green bins missed yesterday will be collected by the end of today (1 December). Blue bins missed yesterday will be collected by the end of tomorrow (2 December).

Court action against three dog owners

Friday, 1 December 2017

Following investigations by Scarborough Borough Council’s dog warden service, three dog owners were prosecuted for dog related offences at Scarborough Magistrates Court on Tuesday 28 November.

Nigel Humble of Crescent Avenue, Whitby, failed to attend court but was found guilty, in his absence, of offences of failing to clear up his dog’s faeces and exercising his dog off the lead in a controlled area at West Cliff Sports Ground in Whitby. He was fined a total of £440 with £120 in court costs and a victim surcharge of £30.

Wanted: South Cliff Gardens heritage information

Thursday, 30 November 2017

As part of the project to improve and restore Scarborough’s South Cliff Gardens, the Friends of South Cliff Gardens community group is inviting members of the public to support the project by sharing memories of the gardens or by submitting old photos, postcards, general pictures, stories and comments to help them build an archive of information.

Il Divo 2018 tour to include Open Air Theatre

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Il Divo, the world's first and most successful classical crossover group, will tour the UK in summer 2018 with a spectacular ‘Castles & Country Tour’, visiting beautiful stately homes, castles and other stunning venues across Britain.

Apply for Mayoress' Community Fund

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Groups and good causes across the Borough of Scarborough that are in need of a cash boost are invited to apply to the Mayoress’ Community Fund.

Over the years, the Mayoress’ Community Fund has donated tens of thousands of pounds to community groups and projects in Filey, Scarborough and Whitby and the surrounding areas. Applications are now being invited for the 2017/18 civic year.

Gary Barlow to perform at Open Air Theatre

Monday, 20 November 2017

Gary Barlow is bringing his solo UK tour to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on Friday 22 June 2018.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 24 November from www.scarboroughopenairtheatre.com, the theatre box office (01723 818111) www.ticketmaster.co.uk (0844 844 0444) and the Discover Yorkshire Coast Tourism Bureau (01723 383636).

The tour – which kicks off in Edinburgh in April – will see Gary play venues across the UK and Ireland including some never visited before.