September Newsletter

Keep learning, keep growing

Our recommendations – Cheltenham BID has researched, attended, and ran a variety of business to business webinars recently. These free online lectures, presentations, seminars, or workshops are perfect for BID businesses to learn and develop brand authority and marketing strategies. The webinars introduce new technology and ideas to businesses in an interactive and engaging way. […]

September BID Business of the Month – Mister’s Cafe

Mister’s Café, Cheltenham’s newest Independent café based in Grosvenor Terrace opened its doors for the first time post-lockdown. Located just off the high street away from the hustle & bustle, customers can enjoy home cooked breakfasts, brunches & lunches, afternoon teas and daily specials. The small business has gone from strength to strength since opening […]

Meet an Ambassador

We know you have met them, but do you know them? The three-strong team that welcome visitors and work closely with businesses in the BID zone are the BID Ambassadors. The uniformed Ambassadors are on duty at key times of the working week and at weekends and help ensure that businesses and their customers get […]

BID Business of the month – Warhammer Cheltenham

Warhammer Cheltenham (formerly Games Workshop) recently celebrated its seventh anniversary. Will Rawlins has been the store manager for three years and feels lucky to be in the position. Warhammer is a tabletop miniature wargame that simulates battles between terrestrial armies from different factions.  Created in 1983, the game continues to grow in popularity and attracts […]

Have your say on the future of A & E in Cheltenham

Cheltenham BID has been supporting REACH (Restore Emergency at Cheltenham Hospital) in its campaign to re-establish a full 24/7 Accident and Emergency department at Cheltenham General Hospital. We are now inviting BID businesses and their staff to complete a short survey to tell REACH their priorities for the future of care services in Gloucestershire. REACH’s […]

Shaping the future of the High Street

Commercial property agents and landlords play a vital role in shaping town and city centres, as do planning consultants and those who make planning decisions. The BID will be attending and speaking at the Cheltenham Property Forum on September 19. The event is being run by Evans Jones, Chartered Surveyors and Planning Consultants. It will […]

Peaky Blinders comes to Cheltenham

If you haven’t been caught up in the mania that is PEAKY BLINDERS, then where have you have been? One of the hottest shows on British television is now in its fifth season. Birmingham, the home of the real Peaky Blinders criminal gang, has seen a record number of tourists since the release of the […]

Spreading the word – the BID supports the Literature Festival

The Cheltenham Literature Festival was the first of its kind and, after 70 years, is the longest running literature festival in the world. The event draws thousands of visitors from across the globe and sees some of the world’s best-known writers descend on Cheltenham.  This year will see larger than ever crowds and the BID […]