Scarborough’s Counting to Christmas!

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Aug27
Since their appointment in July, the Board has been busy reviewing projects, and today’s announcement is the first of many that will be made over the coming weeks and months. The Business Plan set out the annual funding allocations with funding ringfenced for projects that would either benefit the entire Yorkshire Coast or specific towns/villages. The area-specific funds will go towards local projects that either improve the visitor experience or increase footfall and spend and

Year 1 Strategy

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Aug05
Business Improvement Districts around the UK may have different objectives, however one constant is the need for BIDs to deliver projects that can provide a return on your investment. We have already published a lot of information about the Company formation, but now the BID has a Board, it is time to focus on what the BID will be doing and provide you with opportunities to get involved and provide feedback. The Year 1 strategy

Businesses working together

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Aug01
Following on from the success of the Whitby Cook 250 Festival, businesses are working together to bring a brand new event to the town, promising an array of experiences that celebrate the seaferer’s way of life from sea to shore. The brand new Fish and Ships Festival this May is working with businesses and groups accross the town, each contributing to the event that promises to wow! Food lovers can sample mouth-watering seafood dishes, see top Chefs

Together we can make a BID difference!

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Jul25
Following the appointment of the Board of Directors, the Yorkshire Coast BID is launching this August with open communication at the heart of its strategy. The BID Board first met a couple of weeks ago but delayed announcing their appointments to provide them with the time to review how the BID was developed and the feedback that we have received from businesses over the last 6 months. Mark Miller, your Whitby Board Director commented: “It

How the BID Board is progressing

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Jul11
We are pleased to announce that following the recent opening up of the Yorkshire Coast BID Board, that the representatives have met, and now the process of formally appointing them as Directors of the BID Company is underway. At the first meeting, a number of areas were discussed, including revising the Member rules to ensure that the Company and Board operate transparently in the best interest of all of its levy payers at all times.

Great news for tourism!

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Jun28
Today, the Prime Minister has launched the Tourism Sector Deal, further increasing the UK’s attractiveness as a go-to destination. The Sector Deal is a key part of the modern Industrial Strategy, which will deliver 10,000 apprenticeships for young people working in the sector, 130,000 new hotel rooms by 2025 and help the UK to become the most accessible destination for visitors with disabilities. A new data hub will revolutionise how providers use booking data, so