Category Archives: England

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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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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Anti-BID Facebook group grows past 1,500 members

The anti-bid Facebook group has now got more than 1,500 members. 

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Court orders Dartmouth businesses to pay BID levy

Dartmouth Business Improve­ment District’s regeneration dream has degenerated in to a legal battle for cash which has left some of the town’s business owners facing a visit from the bailiffs and even jail. 

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Lively debate ahead of Southport BID ballot

Southport BID goes to the ballot on 27 March 2014 and there is a lively debate taking place in the town. The BID if successful would levy 1.5 percent of rateable value of the eligible businesses. 

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