hopes of a multi-million pound development going ahead on Whitby's upper harbourside have been revived following the rejection last year of a £10m scheme.

A public consultation exercise has been staged, under which residents put forward their own ideas for the key site, alongside the marina,

Now John Thompson and Partners are drawing up plans which will include demolition of a giant warehouse built when the cargo industry was booming at Whitby, and the development of' housing with facilities for a visitor centre and tall ships.

Artists' impressions are being produced following a series of workshops focusing on the town's tourism industry, economic development, heritage, and harbour.

A community forum to discuss the ideas is being held at Whitby Coliseum on Wednesday, February 13.