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North Yorks Enquirer

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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

Is YCBID in ‘Power Dive’ Mode?

Is YCBID in ‘Power Dive’ Mode? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers and local businesses on the present prospects of the campaign in opposition to the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) [...]

February 17, 2020 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

MP GOODWILL Steps Up – Again!

MP GOODWILL Steps Up – Again! Further to our report earlier in the week (in which Scarborough & Whitby MP Robert GOODWILL’s letter to Sec. of State Robert JENRICK was reproduced in full), it now transpires that Mr GOODWILL has [...]

February 6, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

MP Supports Anti-BID Campaign

MP Supports Anti-BID Campaign an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, briefly updating readers on the seemingly interminable Yorkshire Coast BID fiasco. ~~~~~ The Enquirer has been provided with a copy of a letter from Scarborough & Whitby MP, [...]

February 3, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

Yorkshire Coast BID – The Next Round

Yorkshire Coast BID – The Next Round For its latest action in its continuing ferocious opposition to the Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District Ltd (YCBID) levy of 1.5% (i.e. the ‘stealth tax’ on the business rates of all ‘tourism related’ [...]

January 9, 2020 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Bonfire of the Vanities

Bonfire of the Vanities an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD up-dating readers on a number of salient developments in the top story. ~~~~~ Following SBC’s decision to commission a fully independent and impartial investigation into its own role [...]

November 13, 2019 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Misc, Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Pop Goes the Weasel!

DBID: Pop Goes the Weasel! an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering some insight into where the DBID money goes . . . ~~~~~ In the aftermath of the Scarborough Borough Council resolution carried on Monday 4th November [...]

November 8, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: YCLPA releases Consultation Results

DBID: YCLPA releases Consultation Results Ahead of the meeting of Scarborough Borough Council on Monday 4th November 2019, Yorkshire Coast Levy Payers Association (YCLPA) has made public the results of the Consultation process undertaken by the organisation, addressing the identical [...]

November 3, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, keeping readers up-to-speed on developments in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga. ~~~~~ Unsurprisingly, news that Councillors Alf ABBOTT [Con.] and Bill CHATT [CIM] have tabled a [...]

November 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Decisions, Decisions”

A Letter to the Editor from former Scarborough Borough Councillor NORMAN MURPHY, who is the Secretary of the SBC Independent Group, commenting on the hot issue of the moment – the common thread of poor decision-making, not excluding the furore [...]

October 29, 2019 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council