2020 Forecast Best Yet for Tourism

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Jan01
Visit England is forecasting a record year for inbound tourism in 2020, and we are delighted to be on the cusp of launching so many projects that will entice this growth in the market to experience the Yorkshire Coast and create a destination reputation that we all deserve.Here’s a link to the full article if you would like to read more on Visit England’s forecast for 2020: https://www.visitbritain.org/visitbritain-forecasts-record-year-inbound-tourism-2020 

Farewell to 2019

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Dec20
As 2019 draws to a close, we reflect on a year which has formed the real foundations of our BID. Following months of patient planning behind the scenes, we are very excited to start being able to share and more importantly, deliver on the fantastic projects and idea’s you have contributed throughout the year. Our office will be closed over the festive period from 23rd December, re-opening on 2nd January – until then, we wish

Have you signed up to save?

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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