Tuesday 27th October 2020,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Clive Rowe-Evans" Tag

“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

YCBID: “Don’t Pay Levy – Yet!”

YCBID: “Don’t Pay Levy – Yet!” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on a last desperate throw of the dice by Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ Following a clear indication from Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet Portfolio Holders [...]

August 7, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

“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

“A BID Too Far”

Guest Author Stormin’  NORMAN MURPHY, former (perhaps future) SBC Councillor, sets forth his views on the Yorkshire Coast BID fiasco – reputedly on a road to nowhere, with directors picking their moment to get off the bus. ~~~~~ “A BID [...]

March 30, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Solicitor Blasts STANYON Report

Solicitor Blasts STANYON Report an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, disclosing and commenting upon a significant item of correspondence. ~~~~~ Readers of my article “Blatantly UNFAIR” (15th March 2020) may find the following document of special interest. Personally, [...]

March 16, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Blatantly UNFAIR

Blatantly UNFAIR an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering a compromise solution to the perhaps inevitable impasse over the entirely predictable conclusions of the STANYON Report. ~~~~~ Following the long-awaited publication of Mr Peter STANYON’s Report on his [...]

March 15, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

“Business As Usual”

In a satirical spirit, the North Yorks Enquirer presents the two-hundred-and-first 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 [...]

March 13, 2020 Photoons

BID Investigation Report Out

BID Investigation Report Out Tourism-related businesses along the Yorkshire Coast will be interested to see the following Agenda documentation ahead of the meeting of the SBC Audit Committee on Thursday 19th March 2020: I will be examing the Report in [...]

March 11, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

We BID You ‘Bravo!’

We BID You ‘Bravo!’ an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing a further update on the ‘stealth tax’ known as the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ On Wednesday 26th February 2020, I was able to attend East Riding Magistrates’ [...]

February 28, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

How Red Are These Hands?

How Red Are These Hands? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD. ~~~~~ Readers who have followed the ongoing saga of the Yorkshire Coast BID (the 1.5% levy on businesses in the tourism sector whose rateable value exceeds a [...]

February 21, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council, Scarborough Borough Council