News & Insights

How is the city centre evolving? What are the latest improvements the BID are delivering in the city? Find out about all the latest developments here…

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Ey Up York – York BID’s Latest Mural Completed on Back Swinegate

The new Peregrine Falcon mural has now been completed on Back Swinegate. The mural has been commissioned by York BID and created by York-born mural artist, SledOne, as part of the…
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Reignite IV: The Next Generation

Reignite returned for its fourth event ‘The Next Generation’ last night. The event, at York St John University’s Creative Centre, featured presentations from York graduates that have gone on to…
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Reignite III: Global Stages – A retrospective by Rachel Bean

Reignite returned for its third event ‘Global Stages – Reframing the Creative Industries in York’, bringing together 250 guests from York’s creative and business communities. The event explored York’s ascent…
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York Restaurant Week breaks all-time record!

York Restaurant Week has had its most successful event to date in terms of the boost in trade for hospitality businesses, quelling concerns around potential reduced consumer spending. The initiative…
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Colour & Light has enjoyed another successful year!

Colour & Light 2024 ran from 7th – 25th February 2024. The project transformed part of the city with a vibrant light display during the colder winter months, to bring…
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Lunar New Year Celebration at York Mansion House

The historic York Mansion House was transformed into a vibrant hub of cultural celebration last night as York welcomed Lunar New Year with a dazzling event. With traditional performances and…
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York City Centre Insights – Quarter 4 2023

Periodically, York BID brings together data from a variety of sources in order to shed light on the economic performance of York city centre. This report focuses on the quarter…
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York BID rejuvenates the city across five days!

York BID hosts rejuvenation days with help from key partners, to improve the appearance of infrastructure across the city centre. The project focuses on refreshing tired-looking benches, bike racks, bollards,…
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York City Centre Insights

It goes without saying that 2023 has been a challenging year for businesses operating on UK high streets. The cost of living crisis coupled with rising inflation has raised concerns…
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Upcoming Events

Ghosts In The Gardens York

Ghosts In The Gardens

Cementing York’s reputation as one of the most haunted cities in Europe, York BID brings you Ghosts in The Gardens – historic sculptures in beautiful settings. York BID has again…
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York Restaurant Week

Discover delicious dining experiences on a budget with York Restaurant Week. There’s a huge variety of food and drink offers to choose from, all temptingly priced between £5 and £30. That’s seven whole…
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Autumn Rejuvenation Days

Due to the popularity of our Spring project, we are pleased to announce more rejuvenation days, taking place on 10th, 12th & 18th September. If you or your team members…
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