Ulverston BID board elected
Businesses in Ulverston voted overwhelmingly to back the Business Improvement District proposal that will generate around £100,000 a year for the next 5 years to benefit the town.
The Ulverston BID Ltd management board is now in place, following a meeting to elect nominees on July 8th at the Coronation Hall. They will decide how to take the BID forward and how the BID levy income will be spent to benefit Ulverston. The meeting agreed that there should be 3 board members for each of 5 categories of businesses paying the BID levy. Sincere thanks to everyone who stepped up to serve on the board and congratulations to those who were appointed - listed below:
Large business: Trevor Thistlethwaite - Siemens; Jacqui McCloy - Tritech; Mark MacIntosh - Forge Europa
Small business: Anita Garnett - Ulverston Brewing Co; Chris Nelson - Trafalgar PR
Retailers: Gavin Knott - Appleseeds; CathyHodder - Boudoir Pink ; Michelle Scrogham - Pure
Hospitality: Roger Chattaway - Farmer's Arms; Jan Hancock - TownHouse B&B; Sam Iskinazi - Fourpence Cafe;
Charities & Schools: Roger Cahalin - Ulverston Victoria High School, Val Stangoe - St Mary's Hospice; Janet Heffernan - Sir John Barrow Primary School
Be part of the BID - this is our chance to make Ulverston better than ever!
Reborn Ulverston Carnival a huge success
The reborn Ulverston Hospice Carnival was a huge success with thousands of people cramming the streets to enjoy the sunshire and the spectacle of the colourful procession. The Carnival is now raising funds for St Mary's Hospice which stepped in to ensure this wonderful community event continues to delight residents and visitors alike. Follow this link to see a video of the 2015 Ulverston Carnival procession .https://youtu.be/fP6sf_XTrVImore...