News

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 […]

Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival

This September will see the launch of the first ever Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival, a week-long celebration of wellbeing across 7 days from the 9th – 15th September 2019, which aims to help local people, live life well. Unique to any other festival experience, the Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival has partnered with over fifty local businesses to […]

Small Shops Competition 2019

Feb 2 2019 Entries to the competition need to be submitted before Monday 9th September 2019 at 3pm . Independent retailers from all retail sectors across the UK are invited to enter the Best Small Shops competition 2019, with 25 of the most impressive applications shortlisted and invited to attend the Best Small Shops reception […]

A Job Fair for all this September

Cheltenham BID have worked with Dimensions Training Solutions (UKs largest provider of skills, training and employment services) and The Cheltenham Library on a brand-new Job Fair. The Job Fair is planned for September 4 and will be held at The Cheltenham Library from 11am-2pm. Some of the businesses that will be there include popular shopping […]

BID Business of the Month – Lakeland Cheltenham

If you love your home, the chances are you’ve been into Lakeland Cheltenham, so you’ll understand why we’ve chosen them as this month’s BID Business of the Month. With the array of professional cookware, innovative cleaning and storage products, quirky gadgets and essential electrical items, Lakeland has a faithful customer base who come from all […]

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 […]

Hidden Cheltenham Summer Trail

Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) has worked with The Cheltenham Trust and Cheltenham Borough Council’s, No Child Left Behind campaign on a free Hidden Cheltenham Summer trail for through-out the Summer holiday. A year of action started in January 2019 designed with partners to address the main areas of children in poverty. Educational, fun and […]

Cheltenham’s first Street Veledrome

Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity is staging a mobile velodrome challenge on the Promenade, outside The Municipal Offices tomorrow to raise money for the CT Scanner Appeal. This amazing pursuit racing challenge is open to teams of four who compete to get the best time travelling around the track throughout the day. ( Entry is […]

Facebook Summer Giveaways

In collaboration with the No Child Left Behind Hidden Cheltenham Summer trail running throughout the summer holidays. We have been lucky enough to be donated lots of goodies from our businesses, so we have decided to do three months of Facebook competitions. ⭐Competition 1 – 18/07/2019 Cheltenham Martial Arts Digital Task – Take a photo […]

BID backing defib campaign

The campaign to fund life-saving defibrilators in businesses across Cheltenham, supported by the BID, is off to a flying start. The first defib has now been delivered to The Moon Under Water as part of the PubLIC Hearts Appeal Cheltenham. According to The British Heart Foundation, there are more than 30,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in […]

Cheltenham picks up night-time economy national award

Cheltenham’s night-time economy has won a national award recognising it as one of the best in the country. The town’s night-time economy was nominated for a new annual Purple Flag award which highlights the best town or city to be assessed in the previous 12 months in each of the five core themes forming the […]

Cheltenham’s Street Chilli Fiesta returned for third year

Cheltenham’s Street Chilli Fiesta returned to the heart of the town for a third year. The event on Saturday June 1 attracted hundreds to Cambray Place. Visitors had the opportunity to try a selection of the country’s best chilli-based produce and buy a wide range of products from chilli cheese to live chilli plants. This […]