BID News

Plans have been formed to create safer places for businesses to open and people to use in West Suffolk to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and help the local economy recover. They are in response to the government announcement of a phased easing of rules around businesses and retail shops opening this month. The new […]

Haverhill BID campaign launched to enhance town centre

Exciting plans to campaign for a Business Improvement District (BID) in the heart of Haverhill town centre have been announced. Under the auspices of the ‘Heart of Haverhill’, a task group of businesses in the town have been working closely with council officials from West Suffolk Council and Haverhill Town Council for the past 18 […]

Why businesses should support the BID

A Business Improvement District in Haverhill was first mentioned to me about three years ago, writes John Mayhew, acting chair of Heart of Haverhill. In my joint roles within ONE Haverhill Partnership and Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, it immediately made sense to me. For those who don’t know, a BID is a Government scheme, where […]

Haverhill BID gets council support

We are delighted to have the support of both West Suffolk Council and Haverhill Town Council. Cllr Susan Glossop, Cabinet member for Growth, said: “I am delighted that West Suffolk Council is funding the development of a possible business improvement district (BID) for Haverhill. “Healthy town centres are a council priority and a BID would […]

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