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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: 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

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

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

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


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

“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