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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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Letter: Future of Whitby in hands of our councillors

Letter: Future of Whitby in hands of our councillors

I was extremely surprised and shocked to learn that Whitby Town Council’s planning committee had on Tuesday night decided to approve change of use of our Tourist Information Centre into a restaurant and ice cream parlour.

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Letter: Public turn-out could make a big difference

Letter: Public turn-out could make a big difference

I attended the December Whitby Town Council to speak about Whitby’s issues.

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Robin Hood's Bay

Letter: Proposal to close toilets 'madness'

I heard this week that Scarborough Borough Council has revived plans to close toilets at various locations around the borough.

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Letter: Thanks to Whitby Woodworkers

I would like to give a big shout out to Whitby Woodworkers on Grape Lane for old-fashioned courtesy and customer service.

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Letter: Trying to find Headlam relatives

Letter: Trying to find Headlam relatives

I am trying to locate any remaining relatives of the Headlam family.

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Letter: Santa prompts ‘magnificent’ sum for good causes

Letter: Santa prompts ‘magnificent’ sum for good causes

The Whitby Endeavour Rotary Club wish to thank the ever-generous members of the community who donated the magnificent sum of £369.34 to good causes supported by the club as a result of the Santa Sleigh appearing at the Whitby Christmas Market.

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Filming of the Grand Tour Show, Whitby.., .13th October 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Letter: Council must be challenged over Whitby

Following letters from Heather Relf and Cllr Robert Barnett, I am appealing to everyone who loves Whitby to contact all our local councillors asking them to put pressure on the decision makers at Scarborough Borough Council.

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Letter: Delight with success of Whitby shoebox appeal

Whitby’s United Reformed Church held a Christmas shoebox appeal in support of Children in Distress.

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The Grand Tour tent in Whitby

Letter: Whitby jewel in crown - but litany of neglect

In my capacity as a borough councillor representing Streonshalh, I have frequently questioned the decision makers at Scarborough Borough Council and beyond on behalf of my constituents.

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Letter: Talking newspaper a vital service

Letter: Talking newspaper a vital service

On behalf of the chairman Geoff Cooling and members of the committee of the Whitby and District Talking Newspaper I would like to thank the Whitby Gazette for allowing us to use extracts from your paper each month for recording purposes.

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Letter: Need for better planning in Whitby

Letter: Need for better planning in Whitby

I witnessed contractors marking trees for being chopped down on the proposed development at Sneaton Castle Farm and also saw dozens of rats dashing out of the barns...Harrisons and Scarborough Council did not seem interested.

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Scarborough and Ryedale Carers Resource are holding an extended helpline on Friday 25 November.

Letter: Know your rights as a carer

Each year Carers Rights Day aims to highlight the nation’s army of unpaid carers and to raise awareness of how carers can get the help and support they are entitled to.

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5th October 2011.
Whitby Profile.
Pictured a view of Whitby from the West Cliff with a dredger in the harbour
Picture by Gerard Binks.

Letter: Explain your strategy for Whitby

Open letter to Cllr Derek Bastiman, leader of Scarborough Borough Council:

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Letter: Experienced woodcarver needed!

SAMS Place Men’s Shed require an experienced woodcarver to teach the safe fundamentals of smaller scale woodcarving (as opposed to chainsaw art).

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