New footbridge to be dedicated to fallen soldiers A new footbridge which links Whitby West Pier with the pier extension is to be dedicated in memory of two fallen soldiers from the town in a special ceremony tomorrow (Thursday 9 August). Damian Lawrence and Andrew Found lost their lives while serving in Afghanistan. The proposal […]
Article By Jackie Greaves It’s coming up to that exciting time of year again when dads, grandads, enthusiastic children and even the girls, often with pink spinning rods, are planning their first mackerel fishing from the pier. Piggy banks are being raided to buy spinners and feathers. Bright little faces are waiting for the first […]
Whitby West Pier can be found at the mouth of the River Esk in Whitby. The pier is much loved by locals and visitors from across the UK and even worldwide. Some form of harbour protection at the mouth of the River Esk was present in the early 1300’s. Protection was achieved by a combination […]
It is only ten days since I published an article highlighting the incompetence and neglect that characterizes the performance of the pilot Whitby Harbour Board and its Chair, Councillor Mike Cockerill (SBC and NYCC), from whom I had hoped to learn the circumstances in which the mast of the Scoresby Monument could have reached such […]
Old Pictures Of Whitby. Kindly donated to the site by Alan Heseltine, Sheila Marrison, J.G.Harston, Tom Brodrick (Reading Rooms Gallery), Ian Detute, Anthony Noble. We are sorry, but the images from this page are not for sale. View All Our Whitby Photo Galleries Here
Scarborough and Whitby are highly honoured to be hosting two of the renowned artist, Ray Lonsdale’s giant sculptures for a month. Ray Lonsdale, artist, fabricator and sculptor is loaning the towns two of his highly distinctive and thought provoking sculptures from 10 November until 10 December 2011. Whitby’s West Pier will be the temporary home […]
Real Whitby would like to thank you for taking the time to visit our website and sign the petition (below) to Save Whitby’s Piers. However the piers at Whitby are not the only structures being neglected by Scarborough Borough Council. The list of neglect in our town is endless, so please take a few minutes […]
Here is another master piece from every-bodies favourite satirical artist Codhead. You can see more of codhead’s work in our new bridgeender section.