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

Put the “Fun” into Funding 

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Oct14
All BID businesses are entitled to apply for funding after all; it is your BID! So far, we have received an amazing response from both individuals and organisations alike with some great project ideas both large and small.    Funding projects don’t always mean events, maybe you have an idea on how to improve the appearance of an area or reduce the amount of waste across our coastline as long is your idea sits within

All Aboard the Brid Bus! 

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Sep30
The Brid Bus is a great example on how a simple idea can be transformed with the help of the BID. This project was born from an idea from the Holland family in Bridlington, and after research and costing, the Board agreed to fund the project as a trial. What is Brid Bus? Put simply, we created a website and advertised free coach travel to Bridlington, from Sheffield, once people confirmed they had booked 2 nights’