Category Archives: United Kingdom

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. Advertisements

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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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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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Community newspaper exposes London BID campaign against homeless and Roma

A community newspaper has run a report which exposes a campaign directed against street homeless and Roma in central London. Fitzrovia News reports: “A business group in Fitzrovia has told its members that there is enough accommodation on offer for … Continue reading

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Journal of UK BIDs has regular news reports on British business improvement districts

BID Intel is a relatively new website that gives a reasonable balanced view of BIDs in the UK. It brings news of yes and no ballot results and steers away from most of the marketing puff associated with the pro-BID … Continue reading

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