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Letter: Your chance at elections time

Following the success of Cllr Ian Havelock’s motion of no confidence in Scarborough Borough Council’s cabinet, on which two Whitby councillors, Joe Plant and Sandra Turner toed the party line, it is interesting to note just who on Whitby Town Council, feel that Scarborough Cabinet is doing a good job for the Whitby.

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Letter: Lipsticks and library books in Whitby

Letter: Lipsticks and library books in Whitby

Do you remember Boots Booklovers Library in Whitby?

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Our front page after 'Whexit' calls in the wake of the town council's vote of no confidence in Scarborough Borough Council.

Letter: ‘Whexit’ - no confidence in council leadership

Re: the ‘Whexit’ calls after six councillors condemn Scarborough leadership - well done to those councillors and to my local councillor Ian Havelock for proposing it.

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Letter: ‘Neglected’ Whitby railway station needs sorting

Letter: ‘Neglected’ Whitby railway station needs sorting

How disgusted I and my husband were while taking a shortcut through Whitby Railway Station to go for a meal at the Whistle Stop.

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Robert Goodwill has a browse of the Whitby Gazette.

Letter: Now is the time to act over NHS

May I express my appreciation of treatment I received at James Cook Hospital?

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Raithwaite Estate. The Keep. w1447f. Pic by Scott Wicking.

Letter: Raithwaite plan could affect tranquility of area

Re: the Raithwaite Estate planned development of 64 cottages, 72 apartments and 64 lodges.

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Letter: Where are Whitby’s notice boards?

Letter: Where are Whitby’s notice boards?

This time last year I bemoaned the lack of up-to-date information for visitors.

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An artist's impression of the development at Raithwaite.

Letter: Parish troubled by Raithwaite support

Re the proposed Raithwaite development:

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A photo I took a while back of Whitby Abbey in its most flattering setting, a crisp blue sky, I hope some more of these are on the horizon!

Settings: Nikon D300s, 25mm, ISO200, f8 1/250s

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Letter: What else is in line for the bulldozer?

Like many in the borough, I was hugely disappointed to see that the hard work of the Save The Futurist campaign group was narrowly defeated.

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A tidal surge caused the sea to rush down Pier Road in Whitby carrying debris and bins along with it. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017. w170304p

Letter: Whitby deserves better than sorry affair over piers

On Friday 13 January I watched the storm surge pounding and overtopping Whitby’s beleaguered piers and extensions, before yet again flooding areas of the town.

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Property: Main Road, Aislaby, near Whitby, £209,950

Property: Main Road, Aislaby, near Whitby, £209,950

Modernised throughout, this charming two bedroom stone built cottage has retained its original period charm and character.

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Letter: Whitby Town match had supporters gripped

Letter: Whitby Town match had supporters gripped

What a wonderful afternoon at the Turnbull Ground last Saturday!

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A Whitby seagull

Letter: Grants could help reduce seagull ‘muggings’

Re the action by Scarborough Council on gulls.

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Jack Lammiman

Letter: Captain Jack’s feat should be marked

This winter I re-read the adventure of Captain Jack Lammiman’s voyage to Jan Mayen (east of Greenland), and was made aware that this July will mark 25 years since he and his crew set sail to retrace the journey of William Scoresby junior.

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Flooding on New Quay Road as the tidal surge hits Whitby. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017. w170304w

Letter: Proper defence plans should be in place

Re: the aftermath of the latest flood event in Whitby.

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Whitby's crumbling Old Town Hall

Letter: Believing in the voice of people

I refer to Mr Roger Reed’s letter in last Friday’s Gazette.

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Letter: Whitby car park could be at risk of being sold

Letter: Whitby car park could be at risk of being sold

Re Tin Ghaut Car Park and the question of Public Rights of Way:

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Letter: Call to town hall for Whitby action

Letter: Call to town hall for Whitby action

Over the past few years, I have followed with great interest the debates that have taken place between members of our community over the way that it is perceived we are treated by a council that, by its geographical borders, is possibly too large to be efficient and effective.

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Letter: Gun cartridge hazard to Whitby’s marine life

Letter: Gun cartridge hazard to Whitby’s marine life

In the pleasant winter sunshine, my wife and I enjoyed a lovely stroll along the beach from Whitby to Sandsend.

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James Ulric Walmsley

Letter: Help me find photo of Walmsley’s hut

I am hoping that one of your readers can help me. I would love to find a photograph showing a wooden hut at the top of Robin Hood’s Bay bank which was there in the 1930s and 1940s.

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