Wednesday 29th June 2022,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "YCBID" 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

“BRASS TAX”

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

June 28, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Photoons, Scarborough Borough Council

ERYC calls “Time!” on YCBID

ERYC calls “Time!” on YCBID – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development at East Riding of Yorkshire Council. ~~~~~ At a meeting of Full Council of East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) in [...]

June 22, 2022 East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Scarborough Borough Council

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight – an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, drawing readers’ attention to some very telling bits of information, hidden in plain sight. ~~~~~ Two of the most highly contentious issues facing Scarborough Borough Council, as it [...]

June 21, 2022 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

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

“The Cover-Up”

“The Cover-Up” The thousands of Enquirer readers who enjoyed a good chuckle at our two-hundred-and-thirty-fourth Photoon – “The Small Print” – will be delighted to see that it has had the desired effect. Our good-natured ‘heads-up’ to our humble servants [...]

November 20, 2021 Photoons

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

“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