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Letter: Dog access route now a public danger

I have read with interest the article in the latest Gazette entitled ‘Outrage at dog access to the beach’.

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Letter: Captain Cook plaque ‘overlooked’

I was delighted to read in last week’s Whitby Gazette (June 8) that the Captain Cook statue had finally been restored.

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Dog beach ban

Letters: Makes Whitby’s beach steps safe or reverse decision

I totally agree with Gillian Cope and Cllr Rob Barnett regarding the extension of the dog-free zone.

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Letters: Endeavour’s first visit influenced Whitby economy

Letters: Endeavour’s first visit influenced Whitby economy

It is interesting to read about the impact of the Endeavour Replica arriving in Whitby for its first visit in 1997.

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Dog beach ban

Extension of dog ban in Whitby ‘a disaster waiting to happen

As a borough councillor. I have received many expressions of concern and alarm about the access to the beach following the extension of the dog walking ban.

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Major restoration plan for 300-year-old Whitby church: have your say

Hidden away between Java Cafe and the Sutcliffe Gallery, Flowergate Old Chapel has been part of Whitby’s heritage since 1720 and is now is in need of major restoration.

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‘Fifteen minutes of free Whitby parking is not enough’

‘Fifteen minutes of free Whitby parking is not enough’

The Co-op store has made a big mistake in only allowing 15 minutes of free parking, I think.

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Esk Valley Saturday rail service ‘no picnic’, fumes reader

Esk Valley Saturday rail service ‘no picnic’, fumes reader

Re the article ‘Spotlight on the Esk Valley Line’ (May 11):

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Letters: An accident waiting to happen

Letters: An accident waiting to happen

As a responsible dog owner who understands and respects the seasonal dog ban on Whitby’s main beach, I am at a loss to understand why the decision was made to extend the restricted area to the extent of making all access to the beach almost impossible except for the most mobile of owners.

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Letters: Whitby’s big poll - careful what you wish for!

Re Whitby’s big poll: I worked for a local government borough council in the 1950s through to the 1990s, and I agree with Mr Goodwill MP that it would take more than local votes to change the electoral boundary.

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A view of Whitby piers as the sun sets over the town. Picture by Sam Jones.

Letters: Whitby piers - are we victims of PR smoke and mirrors?

With great relief and a fanfare of publicity we are all informed by the borough council, councillors and incoming mayor of Scarborough Cllr Plant, the piers are safe the money is in the bank... phew!

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Letters: Whitby’s Captain Cook Airport to avoid parking problems

Letters: Whitby’s Captain Cook Airport to avoid parking problems

I read with interest the article about problems encountered by the Riviera Guesthouse.

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Letters: Dump SBC but get the right alternative

Letters: Dump SBC but get the right alternative

As usual, I attended the “Annual Town Assembly”, held at the Coliseum on April 18.

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Letters: Whitby can split - but what’s the best way?

Letters: Whitby can split - but what’s the best way?

For Whitby to split from Scarborough is long overdue, but we need clarity on what the alternative(s) might be.

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Letters: Steep exit from beach means we will turn left to Sandsend

Letters: Steep exit from beach means we will turn left to Sandsend

Having returned to our caravan for our 14th season at Whitby, I was dismayed to see that signs for dog walkers had been altered.

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Date:22nd March 2018.'Picture James Hardisty.'East Coast Series.....Whitby. 'Possible Picture Post/Country Week.'Pictured A view towards Whitby Abbey through the replica Whale's jaw bone which replaced the original archway that was erected in 1853.'Camera Details: Nikon D5, Lens Nikon N VR 70-200mm, Shutter Speed 1/250s, Aperture f/5.6, ISO 80.

Letters: Voting for the future of Whitby

Much like Brexit, there will be a lot of people who are confused by the forthcoming town poll.

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Letters: Sirius - we agree on scourge of litter

Letters: Sirius - we agree on scourge of litter

In response to Rose Rylands’ letter (Whitby Gazette, April 6), I would share her dismay at those that choose to throw litter from their cars.

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Reward incentive to capture dog fouling culprits?

Letters: Puzzled by 20% rise in cost of scratch cards

I read your recent article with interest regarding the increases in parking permit charges for residents of the borough.

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Littlebeck Methodist Chapel in Whitby hosts a special Mens Shed where men can come to work on woodwork projects and socialise. Roger Gould and Robert Locker  enjoy the shed experience  . pic Richard ponter 174630d

Letters: Men’s Sheds to open doors to Staithes

I refer to Charles McLaughlin’s letter in the Gazette last week concerning Staithes and the matter of the mast.

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Letters: People of Whitby ‘truly incredible’

Letters: People of Whitby ‘truly incredible’

The people of Whitby, and beyond, are truly incredible and that was so evident last Friday at The Fitness Machine.

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