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Letter: Fantastic night out at the panto in Whitby

I just have to tell you of the fantastic night my mother and I have just had at the Whitby Pavilion for the Apollo Players’ rendition of Sleeping Beauty.

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Letters: Fond memories of a well-loved gentleman

Letters: Fond memories of a well-loved gentleman

St Hilda’s, Whitby, was as full as a royal funeral last Thursday for the funeral of David Smith who died in his late 50s, leaving a widow and family.

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Whitby Pavilion

Letters: Full house for Whitby film screening

Re: plans for a long- awaited cinema to be built in North Bay, Scarborough.

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Letters: Plea to park responsibly

Letters: Plea to park responsibly

Inconsiderate parking is frequently discussed at both Fylingdales and Hawsker cum Stainsacre Parish Councils.

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Letters: Rid ourselves of SBC and start afresh

Letters: Rid ourselves of SBC and start afresh

I see with great interest the proposed boundary borough changes.

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Freshly baked 'Whitby Fatties' which were known as Fat Rascals until Betty's claimed they owned the trademark.  Friday 27 October. Picture Ceri Oakes.

Letters: Appeal over Fat Rascals trademark

Re the reaction of Bettys over the sale of Fat Rascals in Whitby.

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Letters: Our heartfelt thanks to Good Samaritans on moors

Letters: Our heartfelt thanks to Good Samaritans on moors

I would like to thank, from the bottom of my heart, two Good Samaritans who found my wife’s handbag on the North York Moors.

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Opening of the new Water Park in Scarboro. The water chute.

Letters: Whitby hit by ‘inequality in council’s back yard’

A recent government report made for uncomfortable reading on social mobility on the Yorkshire coast, rating Scarborough borough down at number to 290-ish out of more than 300 areas.

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Letters: Tourism boom puts strain on Whitby’s services

Letters: Tourism boom puts strain on Whitby’s services

Over my lifetime I have seen how massively things have changed in Whitby, mostly not for the betterment of the indigenous population.

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Letters: Care facilities inadequate for Whitby

I really wonder if anyone cares about the people of Whitby and what is going on at our local hospital?

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Eskdale School celebrate a good ofsted with proud Headteacher Sue Whelan pic Richard Ponter 175413

Letters: Eskdale Ofsted report ‘fantastic news’

Great news – Eskdale School is praised by Ofsted.

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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. Bob Hodge ,Roger Gould and Malcolm Pickett outside the chapel. . pic Richard ponter 174630e

Letters: Tools needed for He and She Sheds

SAMS is the Men’s Shed in Littlebeck. It has been running for nearly two years, successfully reconnecting men socially and supporting their wellbeing.

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Letters: Whitby needs to be on a level playing field

Letters: Whitby needs to be on a level playing field

I have read with interest the recent announcements that Scarborough is being developed into a European powerhouse for athletics.

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Letters: Appeal on lifeboat hero Henry Freeman

Letters: Appeal on lifeboat hero Henry Freeman

Could you help? I’m a North Yorkshire film-maker at the very early stage of developing a movie featuring the life of the 19th Century Whitby lifeboatman Henry Freeman.

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The road surface on the Pavilion drive.

Letters: Pothole warning at Whitby Pavilion drive

May I warn everyone of the dangerous condition of the road surface on Whitby Pavilion Drive and suggest they take great care when walking down it.

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Whitby to Scarborough Cinder Track is popular with dog walkers, runners & cyclists. w1448 a.  Pic Scott Wicking.

Letters: Cinder Path feedback welcome

Last Wednesday, Scarborough Borough Council councillors in the Cinder Track Working Group inspected the full length of the old Whitby to Scarborough railway line.

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Letters: Whitby housing development was intended as garden for residents

Letters: Whitby housing development was intended as garden for residents

Page 9 of the Whitby Gazette carried a story titled ‘Wasteland soon to get semis and town houses’ claims that a hillside development of 20 properties is on land “which has been a wasteland for many years.”

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Snow Prince prepares to take his place as part of Whitby's spectacular Christmas decorations. Team Leader Steve Swalwell wrestles the Polar bear into position

Letters: Cannot bear icy reception for ‘Whitby’s leading citizen’

As a regular visitor to Whitby I’m disappointed, nay disgusted at “your” treatment (or lack of it) of the town’s leading citizen viz Mr Polar Bear.

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Letters: ‘Most Whitby folk would embrace rethink of local government’

Letters: ‘Most Whitby folk would embrace rethink of local government’

Re: Think tank calls for SBC to be abolished.

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A more modern take on the story of Dracula, presented recently at Whitby Abbey. Picture: Ceri Oakes

Letter: Standing by Scottish village link to Dracula

I’m quoted in a recent article, Village in Scotland Claims Birth of Dracula Inspiration.

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