Friday 03rd February 2023,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "D-BID" Tag

YCBID: A Pig’s Ear in the VAT

Today’s Letter to the Editor, from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, responds to an article by NIGEL WARD published on the Enquirer under the title “SBC’s YCBID VAT Defense WRECKED!” on Monday 30th January 2023. It is uncanny how it is [...]

January 31, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

SBC’s YCBID VAT Defence WRECKED!

SBC’s YCBID VAT Defence WRECKED! – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, offering the briefest of introduction to conclusive evidence of a famous victory. ~~~~~ The Enquirer has been covering the dispute over SBC’s treatment of VAT in [...]

January 30, 2023 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: On the Ropes?

YCBID: On the Ropes? A Letter to the Editor from regular correspondent WILLIAM PARKIN, drawing attention to a public disclosure by East Riding of Yorkshire Council that should surely be mirrored by Scarborough Borough Council but (guess what) is not. [...]

January 23, 2023 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

“YCBID: Dead (and about to lie down?)”

“YCBID: Dead (and about to lie down?)” An Open Letter from the Yorkshire Coast Levy Payers’ Association (accompanied by a range of explanatory documents) to members revealing potentially ‘fatal’ flaws in the Levy collection process amounting to alleged misrepresentations, rendering [...]

May 17, 2022 Letters, Scarborough Borough Council

CORRIGAN Challenges YCBID Legality

CORRIGAN Challenges YCBID Legality – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, commenting on the Yorkshire Post coverage of the Yorkshire Coast BID crisis. ~~~~~ On Saturday 12th February 2022, Yorkshire Post news correspondent Alex WOOD ran the following [...]

February 14, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID Not Viable?

YCBID Not Viable? A Letter to the Editor from WILLIAM PARKIN, of Staithes, questioning the viability, ‘going forward’, of the Yorkshire Coast BID Ltd. Is it time to invoke Article 18 of the BID (England) Regulations 2004? ~~~~~ Dear Editor [...]

February 9, 2022 Letters

Six Grand Questions

Six Grand Questions An Open Letter to Mr Clive ROWE-EVANS, Chair and Director of Yorkshire Coast Business Improvement District (YCBID, from a levy refusenik seeking information in the public interest. Just asking . . . ~~~~~ Dear Clive, I understand that [...]

July 9, 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

“Overqualified?”

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