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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.

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Whitby high tide times.

High Tides - March 25 to April 1

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150317  Walkers  head towards the lighthouse  atr the end of the pier in  Whitby.

Letter: Piers - residents will still foot bill

At the Scarborough Borough Council budget meeting on March 10, I commented on the lack of progress with the repairs to Whitby piers.

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

Letter: Dogs could affect hygiene standards

I must support Mrs J Thornton’s comments in your letters column regarding dogs in cafes.

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exterior shot of whitby hospital

Letter: Angry with a system at breaking point

Thank you Whitby Hospital!

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College pupils Hadden Grainger, Xavia Crossling and Emily Botham check their music ahead of their solo performances at Eskdale Festival . 8 March 2017. w171001d Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Proud of young performers at Eskdale Festival

I would just like to say what a wonderful week the Eskdale Festival of the Arts has been.

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Whitby to Scarborough Cinder Track. The viaduct offers dramatic views. w1448c .  Pic Scott Wicking.

Letter: Cinder Track perfect route for the less able

Having just read your excellent article on the Cinder Track I would like to point out that it is an excellent route for wheelchair and scooters users such as myself.

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New Whitby mayor, Noreen Wilson, is appointed.

Letter: Who will fight for Whitby?

I have regularly attended Whitby Town Council meetings in the past and it was I, last December, who called on them to propose a vote of No confidence in Scarborough Borough Council.

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Letter: No confidence in leader or leadership

Letter: No confidence in leader or leadership

Whitby Town Council and Filey Town Council have both passed motions of No confidence in the leader and the cabinet of Scarborough Borough Council.

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Letter: My strong support for a ‘Whexit’

Letter: My strong support for a ‘Whexit’

I am writing to express strong support for the possibility of returning to an independent Whitby Council, as in the days before local government centralisation.

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

Letter: Dogs should not be allowed in eating areas

I am concerned about all the cafes in Whitby which allow dogs into them.

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Letter: Council - the old system worked well!

Letter: Council - the old system worked well!

I sympathise with the attraction of “things being run and decided locally” but sadly feel it is unlikely to happen.

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Letters: Are councillors up to the job?

While I support Whitby Town Council and its vote of no confidence in Scarborough Council, I would really question the ability of the Whitby councillors to do the job for us.

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Large waves on the slipway in Whitby during a tidal surge. The huge waves lifted half-tonne sandbags off the slipway as well as washing away bins and an ice cream kiosk was lifted off its foundations. Onlookers said a woman was lifted off her feet and carried down Pier Road. Picture: Ceri Oakes. Friday 13 January 2017. w170303q

Letter: Whitby piers work should be a top priority

The Portfolio Holder for Harbours on Scarborough Borough Council’s Cabinet says he has ‘every confidence in their engineers and consultants’ as regards Whitby’s neglected piers (Are Piers Safe?, p4, Gazette, 17 February).

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Moody skies over Whitby
picture: Duncan Atkins

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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