Your Say

Your Say

Letter: Council needs to rethink toilet closures

I have just read with great interest the good denizens of Sandsbank in Dorset - the fourth most expensive place to live in the world apparently, are up in arms after the closure of the public toilets there.

Your Say
fire crews battle with a second fire at the Magpie Cafe in Whitby on Bank Holiday Monday. Crowds lined Whitby's famous 199 steps, the piers and streets to watch as smoke billowed from the famous cafe. Crews had worked through the night to put out another fire  at the cafe. Monday 1 May 2017. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: ‘Egg please’ top chef’s good wishes to Magpie

With the Magpie restaurant being in the news thanks to the Whitby Gazette, I was reminded of an incident many years ago.

Your Say
Parked up: Questions have been asked about why the dredger isn't doing more work. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Lack of dredging affecting livelihoods

SS Dredgenot is living up to its name.

Your Say 1
TeamGB beach volleyballers Chris Gregory and Jake Sheaf were at Eskdale School in Whitby today (Friday 20 May) leading a coaching session ahead of the Whitby Seafoods' Classic Beach Volleyball Tournament on Whitby beach, 10am Saturday 21 May. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Options will suffer if sites are combined

Are we are entering the closing chapter in Whitby’s secondary schools long-running saga? Do county officials really care about the future of education in our town?

News 1
Letter: Our thanks for couple on moors

Letter: Our thanks for couple on moors

On Friday, April 28, my wife and I were walking in the moors above Goathland. My wife had an accident, breaking her ankle.

Your Say
Letters: Parking on paths is problematic

Letters: Parking on paths is problematic

I also am a mobility scooter user, again by necessity rather than choice, and I write in support of the many valid points made by Carolyn Witt in her letter printed in the April 21 issue.

Your Say
One of the Heartbeat police cars in Goathland
picture: Emma Atkins

Letter: My admiration for Heartbeat creator

I remember Tricia Penrose as Gina Ward and Mark Jordon as PC Phil Bellamy acting beside a Mini outside the Aidensfield Arms when I first visited Goathland with my wife and two teenage daughters back in 2006.

News
Dacre Stoker has spoken to the Gazette about his relative Bram, and his upcoming visit to Whitby.

Letter: Stoker visit success story for Whitby’s heritage

A group of members of Whitby Amateur Dramatic Society and Whitby Civic Society met together to celebrate with Dacre Stoker the weekend’s success of his group of four illustrated talks given at the Met Ballroom.

Your Say
The Captain Cook monument in Whitby which is splattered with bird poo. Wednesday 19 April 2017. w171602f
 Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Encouraging to read of Cook statue restoration

I was pleased to read the piece in the Whitby Gazette headlined ‘Saving Captain Cook’.

Your Say
Models Luci Fallen and Kuro enjoy the view at Whitby Goth Weekend.  Friday 21 April 2017. w171605f
 Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Whitby should praise Jo for Goth Weekend

I’ve been into town today (Sunday, April 23), and the atmosphere for the Goth Weekend was fantastic!

Your Say
Letter: When Whitby’s pavements became car parks

Letter: When Whitby’s pavements became car parks

I am a mobility scooter user, through necessity not laziness.

Your Say 1
The Real Gothic FC Wags, winner of the penalties  at the Goth football. Picture: Ceri Oakes w164503e

Letter: Dracula anniversary gives goth weekend extra bite

It’s that time of year when Whitby once again turns into the world famous ‘goth town’, with the highlight for most people being the continuous costumed parade along the Church Street cobbles, which gives New Orleans Mardi Gras a run for its money for pure spectacle.

Your Say
Letter: 13,000 people - but only four were at Whitby town assembly

Letter: 13,000 people - but only four were at Whitby town assembly

On Wednesday, the annual Whitby Town Assembly took place.

News 1
Letter: Idea of closing toilets beggars belief

Letter: Idea of closing toilets beggars belief

Once again, the Whitby area toilets are in the news and a shake-up is proposed.

News
Mac the dalmation enjoys a splash at the seaside - but should he be allowed in the town's cafes?

Letter: Put off by dogs in restaurants

I saw there was another good letter from Jean Thornton referring to the influx of dogs in eating places, which to me is not on and unhygienic as dogs dribble and smell.

Your Say 1
Whitby view. Whiby in the sunshine. . pic Richard Ponter 171214c

Letter: Devolution would be a better option

I note Tees Valley are now voting for their mayor, so what has happened for us at Whitby?

News 1
Sainsbury's petrol station, Whitby. w171302g Wednesday 29 March 2017. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Whitby motorists ‘suffering more than most’

Re Whitby’s petrol prices: Inflation is rising, in some part down to the rising cost of petrol, with Whitby residents, suffering more than most.

Your Say 1
Whitby Town Council

Letter: My perspective on town council meeting

There were only three of us on the public benches at last month’s Whitby Town Council meeting.

Your Say
Letters: Whitby Whalers a force to be reckoned with

Letters: Whitby Whalers a force to be reckoned with

To walk into the monthly coffee morning of Whitby Whalers is to have your spirits lifted up.

Your Say
Whitby high tide times.

High Tides - March 25 to April 1

WHITBY
News
Load more