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Whitby Piers Restoration Funding Shortfall

By | 2014-09-17T07:41:13+00:00 September 16th, 2014|Categories: Angling, Buildings, Featured, Letters|Tags: , |

Letters To The Editor - realwhitby@gmail.com "Millions of pounds needs to be found to stop Whitby’s crumbling piers from completely falling into the sea." On the 14th June 2014 The Whitby Gazette revealed to its readers that almost £9,000 000 (9 Million) needed to be found to protect the piers at Whitby. Reports Say Whitby [...]

Old Pictures Of Whitby

By | 2014-09-19T14:29:17+00:00 September 9th, 2014|Categories: Goth Weekend, News, Whitby Photographs|Tags: , , , , |

There are many galleries of old Whitby photographs cropping up online these days. The Facebook group "Whitby Memories" is an excellent place to find and share nostalgic images of Whitby. Real Whitby has recently been donated 4000 images of Whitby dating back to the 1800's including pictures of : The Building Of Whitby Piers, Photographs Of [...]

Whitby West Pier Footbridge To Be Dedicated To Fallen Soldiers

By | 2012-08-08T19:27:36+00:00 August 8th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

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 to [...]

Whitby West Pier Footbridge by Jackie Greaves.

By | 2012-06-15T12:32:23+00:00 June 4th, 2012|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Towering Incompetence & Neglect

By | 2012-04-15T00:43:34+00:00 April 15th, 2012|Categories: Featured, Letters, News, Nigel Ward - In My View|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Fisherman Sculpture At Whitby West Pier

By | 2011-12-09T11:04:12+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Save Our Whitby Piers Petition

By | 2011-12-07T01:50:16+00:00 December 6th, 2011|Categories: Featured, News|Tags: , , |

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 to [...]

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