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

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Scarborough Ballot is closed

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Jun21
Over the last week we asked BID Members to vote for their 2 preferred Scarborough businesses to join the BID Board. 62% of Members took part in the vote and 2 businesses received the majority of votes cast.  These 2 businesses will now join the Board who will be scrutinising the year 1 plans and delivery strategy. The new Board will meet for the first time in the next couple of weeks, so to give

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Your BID Board Update

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Jun14
Thank you to all businesses that have been following the development of the Yorkshire Coast BID and the appointment of the BID Board. Applications for the Board have been reviewed and we will announce the full Board this July. Where there have been more applications for an area than positions available, all BID Members are entitled to vote on their preferred representatives. 4 applications have been received for the 2 Scarborough positions and a ballot

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May 2019 Newsletter

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May22
Find out how the BID is progressing as it prepares to launch and which 3 key dates we recommend that everyone puts in their diary this June.

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Why you should become a Member

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May15
Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) originated in Canada, and since being introduced to the UK in 2004, they have grown in popularity with businesses. Why? Because BIDs enable business owners, like you, to help shape the look and feel of areas with clear objectives. So, what are the Yorkshire Coast BID objectives? To increase footfall, length of stay, spend and help the Yorkshire Coast become the top UK tourist destination. To ensure the BID is business

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Appeal declared invalid

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May07
The Secretary of State’s decision that the Appeal case against the Yorkshire Coast BID is invalid has cleared the way for the ambitious programme of works to commence and the appointment of a BID Board of Directors. Clive Rowe-Evans, Yorkshire Coast BID Task Group Chair states: “We are extremely pleased that after a thorough review, the Secretary of State officially declared the Appeal to be invalid. At all times the Yorkshire Coast BID have not

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