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A critical look at Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and worldwide. Public and private space.

London Assembly Regeneration Committee to discuss the role of BIDs

The London Assembly Regeneration Committee is to discuss the role of BIDs, including their achievements and concerns with their governance and accountability with the following guests: Dr Julie Grail, Chief Executive, British BIDs; Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director – Regeneration, Greater London … Continue reading

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First business improvement district police team created

The Liverpool BID Company, which represents more than 1,500 businesses has agreed to fund Merseyside Police for two officers.

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London Assembly investigating the role of business improvement districts (BIDs)

The London Assembly Regeneration Committee is carrying out a “health check” of business improvement districts (BIDs) in London.

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Abergavenny traders reject BID in Welsh town ballot

Traders in Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, Wales vote against a businesses improvement district, reports the Abergavenny Chronicle.

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Businesses campaign against Birmingham’s Lifford BID

Voting is taking place until the end of the July in Stirchley, Cotteridge, Kings Norton and Bournville in Birmingham to decide if a business improvement district (BID) should be created. 

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Businesses in Bedfordshire vote against BID

Businesses on the Middlefields Industrial Estate in Sandy have rejected plans to make the area a business improvement district (BID).

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Petition to stop business improvement districts (BIDs) in the UK

A petition to stop business improvement districts has been directed at the UK government. 

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