Tag: BID

City announces 2022 Commonwealth Games bid

A Birmingham bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022 has today been endorsed by the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bid Company – on the same day the UK Government has said it was ready to work with cities interested in hosting the Games. At a meeting on Friday (April 21), the Birmingham bid company reviewed […]

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Statement on 2022 Commonwealth Games

The following is a statement from Cllr Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, in relation to a statement issued by the Commonwealth Games Federation in relation to the Durban 2022 games: Cllr Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: “We are aware of the decision from the Commonwealth Games Federation to […]

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Erdington businesses vote ‘yes’ to third term of BID

By on 16/11/2016 in Leader, News with 0 Comments

Businesses in Erdington shopping centre have voted in favour of a third term for their Business Improvement District (BID). Of those balloted, 84.2 per cent voted in favour (82.6 per cent by rateable value) – up from 72 per cent at the last vote in 2012 – with a turnout of 33 per cent. Formed […]

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City throws hat into the ring to bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games

By on 30/09/2016 in Deputy Leader, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Birmingham is announcing its intention to officially enter the race to host the Commonwealth Games in 2026 and those looking to bring the global sporting event to the city are calling on the entire region to get behind the bid. With the full support of Birmingham City Council, the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP, the […]

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New BIDs for Birmingham

By on 02/10/2013 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Businesses in two areas of Birmingham have voted in favour of setting up new Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and joining ten other BID areas across the city in improving trade and competitiveness and having the opportunity to shape their future. In an independently scrutinised ballot the majority of participating business, as measured by rateable value) […]

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Artistic inspiration for Sparkbrook and Springfield BID

By on 06/09/2013 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Following Birmingham City Council Cabinet approval in May this year, businesses in one of Birmingham's most diverse and distinct destinations are being asked to vote this month on proposals for them to become a Business Improvement District (BID). 950 businesses in Sparkbrook and Springfield have received their ballot papers this week and have until the […]

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Colmore BID ready for further success

By on 25/07/2013 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

The Colmore Business Improvement District  (BID) is looking back on five years of success in supporting businesses and bringing investment to the area and, if agreed by Birmingham City Council Cabinet on 29th July, a new five year term will be proposed, starting from next April. The Colmore BID was established in April 2009 following a ballot […]

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BIDs for Success

By on 13/05/2013 in Cllr Ali, News with 0 Comments

Businesses in two of the most vibrant and distinctive areas of the city will have the opportunity later this year to take control of their futures and boost their communities by setting up Business Improvement Districts (BIDs). In September, if agreed by Birmingham City Council Cabinet on May 20th, eligible businesses in both Soho Road […]

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Southside Businesses say ’Yes’ for a Business Improvement District

By on 12/11/2010 in News with 0 Comments

Businesses and organisations in Birmingham's Southside have made their voices heard and voted in favour of taking more control over their futures by setting up a new Business Improvement District (BID). Ballot results released by independent scrutineer, Electoral Reform Services, reveal that 82% of all those who voted were in favour of the BID progressing. […]

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Birmingham high streets buck national trend

By on 10/11/2010 in News with 0 Comments

Photo Call  When: 10am Tuesday 16 November  Where: Outside Asda, Kings Heath High Street B14 7BW New businesses are helping two of our local shopping centres buck a national trend of declining high streets, with around half the number of empty shops in their high streets compared to national averages. According to figures published by […]

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