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The inaugral meeting of the Ports Development Group was in January 2016...  Scarborough & Whitby are about to have a new fish landings facility.

At a meeting to be held on 30th November a decision will be made to appoint a new landings contract: "Following a tender exercise, entry into contract with the successful tenderer Whitby Fish Sales Ltd for a period of 5 years with an option to extend for a further 24 months."


RNLI: Arrival

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Almost two years since the olde Lifeboat House was closed (08/12/14)  the day of reckoning is finally dawning:

"It is all hands on deck down at Scarborough lifeboathouse as the crew and other personnel prepare for the arrival of the new Shannon lifeboat on Sunday.

The purpose-built, state-of-the-art building has to look its best when it opens to the public for a couple of hours, from 10am to noon.

Thousands of RNLI supporters are expected to turn out for the occasion.


Fracking - Jurassics

Benefitz Betty's picture

The 'fracking' presentation hosted by SBC on the 21st November open to the public was an invitation not to be missed. Frack Free Scarborough were in good form and expectations of  a pitch by a Cuadrilla,  INEOS or  any T-Rex 'fracking'  team were dashed when, the mysterious 'surprise'  presenter turned out to be the NYMNPA Director of Development, Mark Hill.    

Why Am I here? he asked. 


SXX: "Hancocks"

Benefitz Betty's picture

"25 October 2016

Sirius Minerals Plc

Royalty financing agreement

Sirius Minerals Plc (AIM: SXX, OTCQX: SRUXY) ("Sirius" or the "Company") announces that it has entered into a royalty financing agreement (the "Royalty Financing Agreement") for its North Yorkshire polyhalite project (the "Project") with Hancock British Holdings Ltd ("Hancock"), a subsidiary of Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd.


Oil & Gas, Environment Event

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A Public Information Event via Communications Officer at Scarborough Borough Council :  18th October 2016 

"Onshore Oil & Gas the Regulators Event in Scarborough"

The Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority and Public Health England staff are hosting an informal public information session on 18 October to explain how they regulate the oil and gas industry to protect people and the environment.



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