Sunday 28th February 2021,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "BID" Tag

Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5

Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5 an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, speculating on what the Yorkshire Coast BID and MI5 could conceivably have in common. ~~~~~ All computer users are vulnerable to online attacks but, as a matter [...]

February 24, 2021 Scarborough Borough Council

“Praise & Condemnation”

“Praise & Condemnation” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, commenting on both sides of the YCBID stand-off. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, First of all, I am not in business and am not affected by the Yorkshire Coast [...]

November 25, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Light Bulb Moments”

A Letter to the Editor from SANDRA TURNER, former Scarborough Borough Council Portfolio Holder and Whitby Town Councillor,  bemoaning the abysmal performance and general lack of imagination evinced by Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd, a.k.a. ‘YCBID’, ‘DBID’, or ‘the BID’. And [...]

November 23, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“Sweeping Booty” – the Panto!

“Sweeping Booty” – the Panto! Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY reports on some seasonal entertainment inadvertently provided by YCBID and SBC’s delegated Prince Charming, Commercial Director RICHARD BRADLEY. It’s Panto time, folks! ~~~~~ Although it looks like we shall all be [...]

November 6, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC to seek YCBID co-operation

SBC to seek YCBID co-operation by NIGEL WARD ~~~~~ Those who keep an eye on the Scarborough Borough Council Meetings calendar will perhaps already be aware that a Special Meeting of the Overview & Scrutiny Board has been scheduled for [...]

October 13, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“The Good, the BID and the Ugly”

“The Good, the BID and the Ugly” A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN of Hinderwell, who takes issue with the information provided by Yorkshire Coast BID Chairman, Mr Clive Rowe-Evans, on 23rd July 2020, and subsequently reproduced in [...]

August 14, 2020 Letters

Double U-Turn on the YCBID

Double U-Turn on the YCBID In response to a bizarre report in the Scarborough News, Guest Author NORMAN MURPHY delivers a retrospective on the rise and fall in favour of the Yorkshire Coast BID in the eyes of the SBC [...]

July 27, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“A BID Too Far”

A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent BRIAN MATHEWS, expressing some credible opinions on the calamitous Yorkshire Coast BID initiative. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, I have read the wording for next week’s Scarborough Council meeting re the ‘cock up’ created [...]

July 19, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council


In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-thirteenth in a continuing series of so-called “Photoons” – cartoons developed from digital photographs – highlighting the more amusing aspects of current affairs in North Yorkshire and far beyond. Readers [...]

July 12, 2020 Photoons

“Second Opinion”

“Second Opinion” A Letter to the Editor from BRIAN MATHEWS, responding to NIGEL WARD’s widely-read report “YCBID: The Reckoning [Part One]” and adding some further observations. ~~~~~ Dear Editor, On your recommendation, I have watched the Council meeting regarding the [...]

June 29, 2020 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council