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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
The poor piers of Whitby! Now, through total lack of maintenance, care and attention, it’s not possible to access either end of the iconic twin piers. And Scarborough is to blame. Whitby’s governing town is only 22 miles down the road. It might as well be a million. The needs of the jewel of the Yorkshire coast are constantly ignored. While the coffers are dug into to fix, renew and enhance, the infrastructure, facilities and attractions of Scarborough.