November Newsletter

The Christmas Spirit Trail

Ten new BID businesses have been invited to be part of Cheltenham’s newest FREE interactive town centre trail – the magical Christmas Spirits Trail. The magical trail will start – Monday December 7 – Sunday 3 January. The businesses now confirmed are Loake in Ormond Street, Hays Travel on High Street, Mister’s Cafe on Grosvenor […]

Christmas Lights update

Completely new Christmas lights will be seen across the town centre from Tuesday November 24, brought to you by the BID and supported by Cheltenham Borough Council. There won’t be an official switch-on this year because of coronavirus pandemic restrictions but we’re confident the new look will be a major draw that will help all […]

Interactive Christmas advent calendar social media campaign

Cheltenham BID has worked with more than 24 businesses on an exciting new Christmas marketing initiative designed to encourage people safely into the town centre this December. An interactive advent calendar offering daily giveaways will sit on the BID’s social media channels throughout December, each day requiring entrants to answer a question related to a […]

November BID Business of the Month – Regent Arcade

This article was written pre-lockdown 2.0. Please the centres update here. Regent Arcade Shopping Centre is Cheltenham’s premier shopping destination. Located in the heart of Cheltenham, the Arcade boasts an impressive line-up of more than 50 retail stores, many of which offer a click & collect service, as well as dining options. The Regent Arcade […]

The Small Business Saturday tour

The Small Business Saturday tour, now in its 8th year, is one of the most valuable ways of both promoting and engaging directly with the nation’s small businesses. This year has been a huge challenge for small businesses, making it even more vital to support and promote our small businesses and their communities. This year […]

Cheltenham’s Christmas Spirits Trail

Ten new BID businesses have been invited to be part of Cheltenham’s newest exciting FREE interactive town center trail – the magical Christmas Spirits Trail. Trail will start – Saturday 14 November – Sunday 3 January. The Christmas Spirit Trail is an interactive experience trail with a difference. Families don’t just walk from one stop […]

Meet the Board – Martin Bundy

Martin Bundy is the most recent addition to the BID Board having successfully been elected to represent the National Retail sector. Martin has been a John Lewis Partner for more than 19 years and is currently the Manager of the Cheltenham Store. Martin has held a variety of senior positions at a number of John […]

Cheltenham’s Boutique Sale will return for its fourth year

Launched in January 2017, Cheltenham’s Boutique Sale will return for the fourth year on 26 January 2020. This BID initiative has helped some of Cheltenham’s best known independent and favourite brands to come together and create a unique shopping experience for their customers. Shoppers benefit from having access to some exclusive discounts from the likes […]

BID Business of the Month – Laura Leigh Hair and Beauty

Laura Leigh set up her business in 2005.  Over the next ten years the business continued to expand and in 2015 Laura moved her business into the stylish salon they now occupy in Clarence Street. There is now a team of more than 20 staff, many of whom started their training with the business and […]