Tourism would be hit by a whopping £41m loss every year as visitors avoid congested roads and a spoil heap the size of Wembley Stadium, caused by a new potash mine, it is claimed.
A care home owner is calling on the Government to make dementia-friendly design compulsory across the care sector, to give the UK’s 800,000 sufferers a better quality of life.
Planners are consulting on proposals to turn Whitby Business Park into a modern business park for the “21st Century”, but say they want to hear from residents and businesses first.
A heritage design consultant and a former chief executive officer have been appointed by the environment secretary to serve on the North York Moors National Park Authority.3 comments
The Coastliner service will not be axed from Goathland, Ruswarp and Sleights, to the relief of residents who rely on the buses.1 comment
Welcomed back like an old friend, Whitby’s lifeboat returned home last week after undergoing major repairs.
WHITBY will be like “a ghetto again” if attractions are not drafted in and more is not done to help independent businesses, local traders fear.15 comments
The man who pushed for ‘eyesore’ railings along the sea wall in front of Whitby’s iconic beach huts, has defended the decision saying the council could have faced a corporate manslaughter charge if someone fell over the edge and died.14 comments
The developer behind Raithwaite Hall is set to start work at the end of the month on a £100 million sister hotel.
Thousands of people poured into Whitby over bank holiday weekend, boosting the economy and causing huge tailbacks in and out of town.
This week’s Whitby Gazette features an article entitled ‘New train times will ‘destroy’ service in town’.
The new owners of a historic Whitby restaurant are re-submitting plans to serve alcohol to the general public after pulling the last one due to local objections.
The company behind plans for a new mine near Sneaton has upgraded the size of its mineral deposits in a move intended to give confidence to future project funders.18 comments
A young farmer from Sneaton has beaten others from across the whole of Yorkshire to win a top stock judging competition.1 comment
The sun shone on a bustling steam train carrying wide-eyed passengers, steam enthusiasts and dignitaries this week, just as it did 40 years ago when the North York Moors Railway first opened to the public.
A family business which launched in Ruswarp seven years ago is expanding.5 comments
Tourism bosses are hoping to put a spring in the step of tourists with a new campaign which heavily features Whitby.
Henry Wyndham, senior auctioneer at the world famous Sotheby’s auction house in London, will swap the rostrum for the walking trails of North Yorkshire next month.
Villages along the A169 have been axed from the Coastliner bus route to allow the operators to charge pensioners to use the service.7 comments
Repairs to the swing bridge are expected to be complete today in time for the Goth weekend.
With scientists admitting they got the amount of fish in the North Sea and surrounding waters wrong, one Whitby fisherman has said: “Now give us our quota back.”
The final set of documents have been submitted to planners on proposals to build a new potash mine on the outskirts of Whitby.17 comments
Take a walk down the 119-metre Grosmont Horse Tunnel, probably the oldest of its kind in the UK, and you stumble upon the North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s beating heart.
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