Wednesday 29th June 2022,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "DBID" Tag

YCBID: NO CONFIDENCE VOTE

YCBID: NO CONFIDENCE VOTE – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, announcing a long-awaited move to lift a great burden from tourism businesses along the Yorkshire Coast. ~~~~~ It has (finally) been announced that Scarborough Borough Council will [...]

June 29, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: The End – is it Nigh?

YCBID: The End – is it Nigh? – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, sharing – in the public interest – a fascinating thread of unanswered correspondence on the subject of the Yorkshire Coast BID Limited [Chair: Mr [...]

June 10, 2022 Scarborough Borough Council

YCBID: Non-Payment Hearing ADJOURNED

YCBID: Non-Payment Hearing ADJOURNED – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating readers on the progress of the on-going campaign to abolish the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ I am now able to update readers – especially YCBID Levy-payer [...]

June 7, 2022 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

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

Yorkshire Coast Deserves Better than YCBID 

Yorkshire Coast Deserves Better than YCBID  A very timely Letter to the Editor from a local businessman, criticising the establishment and performance of the Yorkshire Coast BID. ~~~~~ Dear Sir, It will be nearly 2 years this August that the [...]

March 23, 2021 Letters

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

“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