John Preston

Caring Together Whitby

Rural Activities for older people Caring Together Whitby is a local based charity which provides practical and emotionla help for carers, the people they care for and older people living alone through a voluntee visiting service. Have a look at the attached leaflet to learn more.Caring Together

Danby Surgery Newsletter

The first issue of new surgery newsletter was sent out in March. It is being produced in a partnership between the Danby Patient Participation Group and the surgery staff and its purpose is to provide information and news that will be be helpful to you as a patient of the surgery. The newsletter is created… Read more Danby Surgery Newsletter

National Park News

The North York Moors National Park The North York Moors is a beautiful landscape of stunning moorland, ancient woodland and historic sites. Created on 28 November 1952 it became Britain’s sixth national park. Covering an area of 554 square miles (1,436 square kilometres) the National Park has 26 miles of coastline, two national nature reserves,… Read more National Park News

Grant applications

The Parish Council’s budget is limited however there are circumstances when the Council on application can award grants to organisations and individuals* where the applicant can clearly demonstrate how a grant or subsidy will be of benefit to the local community within the Parish. *Individuals may apply for grants if submitted by an organisation to… Read more Grant applications

Police Report

Each month North Yorkshire Police provide an update about crime in the Parish and surrounding area.  You can read the most recent report here – if you have any information which may be able to assist the Police PLEASE make direct contact with the Police (contact details are at the foot of the attached report)… Read more Police Report


The North York Moors National Park Authority is the statutory planning authority for the National Park. In consultation with the general public, it produces all the planning policies for the area in the North York Moors Local Development Framework and determines all planning applications within the Park boundaries. The Authority does not deal with Building… Read more Planning

External Audit

Like all other Local Authorities no matter how large or small the Danby Group Parish Council is accountable in respect of their financial management and accordingly any interested person can (on application to the Clerk) inspect the accounts. The Parish Council’s accounts for the year ending 31st March 2017 have been subject of both internal… Read more External Audit