Savings to be made on merchant service fees

Paymentsense are offering an exclusive deal for Cheltenham BID businesses to help reduce their payment provider costs. They will buy you out of your current contract up to the value of £3,000 and offer free terminal rental. If you would like to find out more about how you could benefit, please contact James Roberts at […]

BID businesses benefit from council training

Staff from Under the Prom and Coco Lush received their Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (APLH) delivered directly by the council. The businesses, owned by Cheltenham BID’s deputy chair Philip Jordan, took advantage of the council’s group booking discount to send six members of staff on the course. The level 2 qualification is […]

Cheltenham Cocktail Week

March Newsletter article 2019 Cocktail Week has become an integral part of the Cheltenham calendar and this year we’d like to see every bar, restaurant, club and hotel in the town getting involved. There are more than 60 venues in the BID zone who could participate. So, instead of holding branded events in selected venues, […]

WW1 Digital Arts, Film and Animation

Cheltenham BID has worked with the Cheltenham Borough Council and Evenlode Films and Productions to produce a large Digital Arts Film and Animation that will be spectacularly projected onto the Cheltenham Municipal Offices on Sunday 11 November from 5pm to commemorate 100 years since WW1. Evenlode Films says – “We have produced a sensitive and […]

Schools create Monster Story Trail Around Cheltenham for Lit Fest

Frankenstein – the world’s most famous literary monster – is 200 years old this year. In celebration of the anniversary, ten Gloucestershire primary schools have taken up the challenge from The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival to write their own monster stories and design giant book covers to illustrate their work.  These covers […]

Edgy Cheltenham? You bet! Just look at this Paint Festival art

The Cheltenham Paint Festival brought together a collective of international artists to create large-scale, public art pieces throughout Cheltenham. With a mixture of permanent and temporary pieces, the two-day event aimed to provide engaging, thought-provoking paintings and pieces. Take a walk around Cheltenham to experience these wonderful works of art. Cheltenham BID sponsored their very […]

New top tips on getting to and around Cheltenham

New information to visitors and locals alike on how to get to and around Cheltenham is now available at the click of button, thanks to the BID. We have supported the creation of new website pages packed full of facts on the wide variety of transport available. The series of travel pages are available here. […]

Business ideas for BID projects highlighted by press

The wide-ranging projects proposed for the Cheltenham Business Improvement District have been featured prominently in the local press. The Gloucestershire Echo highlighted the projects in an article, here. Punchline ran a story under the headline “Exciting projects could be in the pipeline for Cheltenham businesses”. It went on to say: “Punchline thinks that this extensive […]

The inspiring projects that a BID could bring to Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s businesses have identified the projects they would like to see happen if a BID is approved in Cheltenham. They centre on business support, marketing and promotion, parking and accessibility, town centre events and public realm improvements. However, we also need the views of as many businesses as possible – tell us which projects you […]