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Lockdown 2: Financial support

Workers in any part of the UK can retain their job, even if their employer cannot afford to pay them, and be paid at least 80% of their salary up to £2500 a month. The flexibility of the current furlough scheme will be retained until December 2 to allow employees to continue to work where […]

We are here to support you

Let us keep you up to date. Please make sure we have an updated contact number / email address for your business so we can update you on what we are doing to support you. Let us know… Food and Drink businesses Are you offering a takeaway service? Let us know so that we can […]

Business webinar – social media

With lockdown coming in to place the BID would like to offer free social media advice to businesses via a webinar. Date : Thursday 12 November via Zoom Time: 10am-11am Please register your interest by emailing maria@cheltenhambid.co.uk. The training session will be led by Lesley Sainty at Cotswolds Creative Media and will cover small business […]

Lockdown 2 – Businesses and venues

To reduce social contact, the Government has ordered certain businesses and venues to close from Thursday 5 November – Wednesday 2 December 2020. These include: all non-essential retail, including, but not limited to clothing and electronics stores, vehicle showrooms, travel agents, betting shops, auction houses, tailors, car washes, tobacco and vape shops. indoor and outdoor […]

… around town Literature Festival 2020

Cheltenham BID is the lead sponsor of the Cheltenham Festivals … around town programme, bringing hundreds of free events to the streets and businesses of Cheltenham during the Jazz, Science, Music and Literature Festivals, including the annual Lit Crawl. Of course this year’s programme is having to take a very different format, and we would like […]

Trade refuse and recycling service

Trade (commercial) refuse is the waste generated by any business organisation, Under current environmental law, all businesses must ensure that their waste is stored securely, preventing waste escaping, and that it is collected and disposed of by a licensed waste management organisation. Cheltenham Borough Council (CBC) offer a fast, flexible and customer focused collection service, that […]

What are your training needs to drive tourism recovery – Your Input Needed

Let Marketing Cheltenham know how they can help you. You’ll be aware that there has recently been a successful application to the Discover England fund for further funding for the Uncover the Cotswolds project. As a result, VisitEngland are looking to provide additional training to support businesses to develop their skills and understanding of tourism product development and promotion. […]

Tell us what your plans are for Christmas?

We’d love to have you all open late at least one night a week. We are working with Visit Cheltenham on a Christmas campaign and would like to be able to share a joined-up town centre message about a safe and convenient place to come and do Christmas shopping during November and December. Are you […]

30% off food at new KIBOU Cheltenham

KIBOU Japanese Kitchen & Bar Regent Street, Regent Arcade, Cheltenham GL50 1JZ Opens: 6 September 2020 Opening Times: Sunday to Thursday – 11.30am to 11.30pm Friday & Saturday – 11.30am to 1.30am The low down: A new 80-cover restaurant and 150 capacity bar that aims to transport customers to the bustling backstreets of Tokyo’s eclectic […]

A huge discount for people parking at The Brewery Quarter NCP car park

Coming to shop, eat, drink and play in Cheltenham just got even cheaper. NCP are offering a discount to people parking in their car park near The Brewery Quarter.  Up to 24 hours will cost you just £4.  So you and the family can come into Cheltenham for the whole day. All you need to […]

Interactive Christmas Advent calendar competition information

Enter our daily giveaway competition by answering the question asked on the post via Cheltenham BID’s Facebook page. To ENTER – private Facebook message Cheltenham BID on the day of the question asked with the answer/s. You will only be contacted if you have won. The winner will be contacted the next day. By sending […]

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 […]

Regent Street independent eateries

Regent Street in Cheltenham is known for its eclectic collection of independent eateries and cultural presence. It’s the fabulous selection of food and drink venues to choose from that makes the street so special.  Cheltenham BID spoke to the owners and staff of the businesses and asked them how they got on during and post-lockdown. […]

Call overview – Helping hospitality businesses open smartly and safely

Ahead of hospitality businesses reopening on July 4, the BID held its latest ‘How to make sure you are safe to open’ business support call as part of its Back To Business campaign. 1. Reopening guidance – people and venues with Sylvia Oates from Best Bar None Sylvia said that Boris’s announcement last week brought […]