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Dec11
We have already received fantastic feedback from businesses who have saved thousand’s of pounds per year on their business costs by using our Meercats Service. The team at Meercats are funded by the BID to work for levy contributing businesses, making it easy and straightforward to reduce your costs for utilities such as water, electric and merchant fees, give them a try – you’ve got nothing to lose! To book your appointment with Meercats, call them today

First Round of Funding Now Closed

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Dec04
Our first funding round has now drawn to a close, and we would like to thank you all for your fantastic ideas for applications so far. We look forward to reviewing these in the New Year and will contact you with our feedback.Not all funding needs to take the form of a big event; we have welcomed applications from villages merely wanting to improve the appearance of their area to enhance the visitor experience. Examples

Scarborough Still Set to Sparkle

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Nov08
Scarborough’s town centre will receive a new 25ft Christmas Tree after the mindless vandalism of the previous light installation which was set in the heart of the town centre ready to be dressed and secured this weekend. With just days before the festivities are due to begin, starting with the big light switch on planned for Thursday 14th November, we’re happy that a replacement has managed to be sourced last minute and will be able

Time for Transparency

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Nov07
  Scarborough Borough Council has agreed to launch an independent investigation into how they managed and conducted the ballot process for the Yorkshire Coast BID.  We welcome this investigation as it will clearly communicate that the Yorkshire Coast BID had no involvement in the ballot process and that it was run in full compliance as per BID regulations 2004. It also furthers our commitment to transparency both in the operation of the BID and our plans

Are you thirsty for a challenge?

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Nov01
We are proud to be working in collaboration with Refill, an award winning campaign designed to help reduce plastic pollution, by making it easy to refill your reusable water bottle on the go at local refill stations, instead of buying a plastic one.As a business it’s easy to put your tap on the map and offer free tap water refills. By signing up as a Refill Station you’ll be helping to keep Britain hydrated and

Making Savings Simple

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Oct28
We are committed to finding new ways to help you reduce annual business running costs, that’s why we’ve partnered with Meercat Associates to create a savings advisory service which aims to save you – our BID levy-payers – time and money by finding the best deals on energy, telecoms, merchant fees and much more.The team at Meercat will work with you to secure exclusive rates and deals at absolutely no cost to you – no