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Newmarket BID Limited

Established in July 2016, the Love Newmarket Business Improvement District (BID) aims to be an inventive and progressive organisation run for local businesses by local businesses. The Love Newmarket BID covers a defined area of the popular market town where the team works to improve the trading environment and identifies additional projects and services that develop the town centre. Love Newmarket BID enhances and promotes the local environment for its businesses, employees, customers and the community.

Love Newmarket BID will raise £1.2m over its five year term through an annual levy based on the rateable value of business premises over £3,000 within the BID area.

The overarching vision of Love Newmarket BID is to make a clear positive impact on the vitality of our town centre and the success of the businesses within it. The BID’s objectives are split into the below work strands.

Love Newmarket BID covers virtually the entire town centre and represents approximately 350 levy payers including well-known brands and organisations in the retail, leisure, hospitality and public sectors.

We are an independent, not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. All the projects and services we deliver are additional to – not in place of – those already provided by West Suffolk Council (Forest Heath District Council) and Newmarket Town Council.

Updated:
31 July 2019
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Retail
Local Alliances:
Newmarket Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

Supporting and promoting the issue to businesses in the town centre. Striving to keep the issue at the top of the towns’ agenda.

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

Time and resource. But keep to support in the best way we can.

Member website

www.newmarketbid.com

2. Actions

  • Improve our understanding of Dementia

    We will arrange for all staff/volunteers to be dementia aware to ensure greater understanding of the condition and how we can help.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Work in partnership with Newmarket DAA

    Newmarket BID Limited will work with the Newmarket Dementia Action Alliance to support Newmarket to become a dementia friendly community and encourage other organisations to attend Dementia Friends sessions and sign up to the Dementia Action Alliance.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Promoting dementia awareness

    Newmarket BID Limited will display the NDAA window sticker to show it is a member of the NDAA. Also when applicable and appropriate the dementia friendly sticker, to demonstrate it is a dementia friendly Organisation.

    Status:
    Completed