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52A Queen Street
On the 2nd Wednesday of each month and members of the public are welcome to attend.
Important information about the Tour de Yorkshire, 5 May 2018
On Saturday 5 May 2018 riders in the Tour de Yorkshire will compete in the third stage of
the men’s race. With a world class field of cyclists and live international TV coverage, it
promises to be an exciting event and a great opportunity to showcase our beautiful county.
We are writing to all Parish Councils along the route to ask for your support with delivering
some important messages to help make the event a success.
Stage 3: Saturday 5 May – Richmond to Scarborough, 184km (114.3 miles)
The riders will start in Richmond’s market place at 13:10 and finish on the now-legendary
Scarborough North Bay sea front just after 17:30
We want to make the Tour de Yorkshire an enjoyable event; to help us do this there are a
number of safety messages that we would appreciate your help with sharing and publicising
where possible, these are as follows:
To help ensure the safety of the race and provide maximum opportunities for spectators to
watch the race we encourage as many people as possible to leave their cars at home.
For those who need to drive they should plan ahead, know the route they can take and
where they can park responsibly to walk or cycle to their chosen spot to watch the race.
To ensure the safety of the race, spectators and residents, parking on the race route is
Spectators are advised to avoid standing on sections of the route that are narrow, have no
verge or have walls with a drop behind them. They should keep to footpaths and protect dry
stone walls by not climbing, standing or sitting on them. The use of drones for photography
is strictly prohibited.
Dogs should be kept on a short lead and the race route kept clear until the last riders and the
end of race vehicle have passed.
The majority of the route will be operating under rolling road closures, which will typically last
up to one hour; however, there are some locations on the route which will be subject to
longer closures. These closures are to ensure the safety of riders, support teams and
spectators, staff and volunteers. Access for emergency services will be maintained at all
times and we aim to return everything to normal as soon as possible on the day of the race.
An end of race vehicle will follow the race, once this has passed rolling road closures are
lifted. Fixed road closures at starts, finishes and key climbs will remain in place until it is
deemed safe to reopen the road.
Road closure information and race timings are available at www.letouryorkshire.com and
www.northyorks.gov.uk/tour. Alternatively the County Council Customer Service Centre on
01609 780780 can be contacted for more information
Over the race weekend traffic and travel information will be available on BBC local radio,
letouryorkshire.com and Twitter @northyorkscc. If your parish council has a twitter and/or
facebook account, retweeting and sharing information on @northyorkscc would be greatly
Whilst we realise that the Tour de Yorkshire may inconvenience some residents, especially
those close to the route, this is a great opportunity to show the world our fantastic local area
and we appreciate your help in sharing our messages about making the event safe and
Business and Environmental Services,
North Yorkshire County Council
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS!!!!
Then Join The Big Community Collective Switch 2018
We’re always being advised to look for the best energy deals out there, but changing suppliers can
mean hassle and uncertainty. This is why Scarborough Borough Council is promoting the Big
Community Switch Scheme.
What is the Big Community Switch Scheme?
The scheme harnesses the combined purchasing power of the community to gain the best deal out
there from energy suppliers. The suppliers then bid to win the business by giving the best possible
deal; the best offering wins the business. After seeing the offer it is up to you whether you would
like to switch, or not.
If you chose to switch the winning supplier will take care of the entire switching process for you and
notify your current supplier that you are switching – easy!
Why join the council in the big switch?
Using the council is an easy and safe way to switch suppliers and save money. All you have to do is
register and provide a copy of your latest energy bill then the rest will be done for you.
Thousands of households have already switched using this method and the most recent auction
resulted in very competative tariffs, with the average household saving £221.07.
There is no obligation to switch but why not see if you can make some savings.
How to take part
Registration for the Big Community Switch opens on Tuesday, 3 April 2018 and closes on Monday, 21
May 2018. To register simply:
or visit www.scarborough.gov.uk/energyswitching
or phone - 017823 232323 between 9am-5pm Monday to Friday,
or in person by visiting your local Customer First Contact Centre
Don’t forget registration closes on the 21 May 2018 – don’t miss out!
Contract: Permanent role 37 hours per week
Salary: Spinal Column Point 30-34 (£26,822-£30,153) depending upon qualifications and experience
Pension: Post holder eligible to join Local Governmen Pension Scheme
Applications are invited for the position of Town Clerk & RFO which will become vacant in mid-June 2018.
Application packs, including job description and person specification, can be downloaded from www.fileytowncouncil.co.uk/contracts_vacancies.html
The closing date for applications is 12:30pm on Friday 20 April 2018. Interviews are provisionally planned for Monday 30 April 2018 and Tuesday 1 May 2018.
Office Opening Hours...
From Tuesday 6 February 2018 the office will be opening from 1:30pm on Tuesdays
The new Council Offices opening times are as follows:
MONDAY - FRIDAY
9.00am - 12.30 and 1.30pm - 4.00pm (Tuesdays open 1.30pm)
Filey Town Council - Tenders Wanted
Invites tenders for the provision of the following services:
A) Lawns Cemetery Grounds Maintenance (including burials)
B) Public & Commemorative Seating Maintenance
Both contracts are for three years.
Copies of the tender documents are available from:
Filey Town Council, Council Offices, 52A Queen Street, Filey, YO14 9HE.
Tel: 01723 514498
Paper copies of documents are £2.50. Electronic copies are free.
Closing date for receipt of tenders is at 12:30pm on Wed 14 February 2018.
Trackrod Rally 2018
Filey will play host to TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE on the weekend of 28/29 September 2018, by accommodating the Rally Head Quarters at The Evron Centre, with the Start on Friday night and The Finish on Saturday afternoon taking place on the seafront along The Beach.
TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE is the largest motor sport event taking place each year in the North Yorkshire Forests, attracting numerous competitors and 1000 of enthusiasts from various parts of the UK, Europe and sometimes even further afield.
The Trackrod Historic Cup will be the final round of the Fuchs Lubricants MSA British Historic Rally Championship, in addition to the very popular 2018 HRCR Motoscope Northern Historic Gravel Rally Championship together with the Trackrod Forest Stages, which includes contenders from The 2018 Jordan Road Surfacing BTRDA Rally Series. The event also welcomes members of the Armed Forces Rally Team to the Trackrod Land Rover Challenge.
Scrutineering of the rally cars (safety checks) will take place in a marquee at the Filey Brigg Country Park where the rally cars will start arriving from midday Friday until approximately 8.00pm.
From 6.00pm on Friday, competitors in the Trackrod Historic Cup, will start to assemble their vehicles on The Beach for spectators to view and meet the crews, who will be available to sign autographs, before being flagged away at one minute intervals from 7.00pm to head over to the Dalby Forest complex to start their competitive part of the event.
The first competitor is scheduled to arrive back in Filey on Saturday from approximately 3.15pm for the ceremonial finish and awards presentation along The Beach.
The event will be covered by Yorkshire Coast Radio, the motorsport media and hopefully the local press. It is also planned that a review of the event will be broadcast on the Motorsports TV television channel in a dedicated 90 minute programme shortly after the event. Motorsports TV is broadcast in the United Kingdom on Sky & Virgin.
Various opportunities will be available for local businesses to promote their products and services and the local hospitality industry should be prepared for an influx of visitors.
Local school children could be given the opportunity to get involved by means of a drawing competition and local organisations etc are welcome to get involved.
We would be pleased to hear from anyone interested in generally assisting with the event.Further details can be obtained from Lloyd Walker at Lloyd@rallyyorkshire.co.uk
Leisure Events at the Evron Centre
Active Coast and Country are to hold regular events in the Evron Centre. The Active Coast and Country initiative is a project to deliver a multi – sport programme across the Scarborough Borough Council area with a focus on family orientated activity, the 14+ age group and female participation. To find out more please visit: https://activecoastandcountry.wordpress.com/filey-timetable/
Yorkshire Day Celebrations in Filey
On the 1st August 2017 Filey celebrated Yorkshire Day. An event was held in the Memorial Gardens with singing, readings and a flag raising ceremony. A video of some of the activites, as well as interviews with Filey Town Council's Deputy Mayor John Casey and Town Crier David Bull, can be found at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5XVHfKSCJM&feature=youtu.be
TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE
Filey will play host to TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE on the weekend of 29/30 September, by accommodating the Rally HQ at the Evron Centre, Friday Scrutineering at the Filey Brigg Country Park and a Friday night start and Saturday afternoon finish on the seafront along the Beach Road.
TRACKROD RALLY YORKSHIRE is the largest motor sport event taking place each year in the North Yorkshire Forests, attracting numerous competitors and 1000's of followers from various parts of the UK, not forgetting a few from Europe.
2017 sees the return of the Mintex MSA British Historic Championship and the HRCR MOTOSCOPE Northern Historic Gravel Rally Championship to the Trackrod Historic Cup, together with the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series to the Trackrod Forest Stages, which attracted 165 cars in 2016. In addition, we will also welcome members of the Armed Forces Rally Team to the Trackrod Land Rover Challenge.
The Trackrod Forest Stages incorporates the Ravenol BTRDA Rally Series, the BTRDA Rally Challenge and will form a round of the Maxxis MSA English Championship, together with the ANECCC SG PETCH, ANCC Chonka MOT and ANWCC Regional Rally Championships.
Scrutineering (inspection of vehicles for safety and event compliance) of the rally cars will take place in a marquee at the Filey Brigg Country Park where the rally cars will start arriving from midday Friday until approximately 8.00pm.
From 6.00pm on Friday, the British Historic Rally Championship cars will start to assemble for spectators to view and competitors sign autographs before being flagged away at one minute intervals from 7.31pm.
On Saturday morning, all the competitors will assemble at the Country Park for starting at 8.31am and depart at one minute intervals to the Yorkshire Forests.
The first competitor is scheduled to arrive back in Filey from about 3.00pm for the ceremonial finish and awards presentation along the Beach Road seafront.
More information will be made available during the year on the Rally Yorkshire website :- www.rallyyorkshire.co.uk
Filey Town Council has worked in partnership to provide two community defibrillators, one for the town centre which is housed on the former HSBC Bank by kind permission of Co-op FuneralCare Services and one on the seafront which is housed on the wall of the H M Coastguard building by kind permission of H M Coastguard.
Sponsorship funding for the defibrillators has been provided by H M Coastguard, Co-op FuneralCare Services, the former Filey & District Safety Committee, Filey Rotary Club and the Town Council’s Emergency Planning Group.
The defibrillators are very easy to use and can be used by anyone, if required just dial 999 and the Ambulance Service will provide a code to access the defibrillator and once the device is switched on it will talk you through how to use it and where to place the pads. The device will analyse a persons heart rhythm and will only provide an electric shock if required.
Filey Town Council wishes to thank all the above sponsors for their valuable contributions towards the provision of this vital community lifesaving equipment.
Other defibrillators in the town are located at Filey Golf Club, Tesco, Filey Surgery, My Dentist, The Evron Centre, and Filey Junior School.
To seek to reduce the risk of flooding to properties and associated risks to residents thus improving the quality of life of the people of Filey.
Flley Flood Working Group Latest Update March 2016
The detailed plans for the proposed Filey Flood Alleviation Scheme are available to view at the Filey Town Council Offices, 52A Queen Street, Filey or on Scarborough Borough Council's Planning Portal Ref No 15/02657/RG3 (direct link)
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