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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. […]

Glos Jobs member offer

We are delighted to be working with Glos Jobs to help businesses recruit in Cheltenham. GlosJobs is the largest on-line job advertiser in Gloucestershire with thousands of jobs offered everyday, with around 130,000 unique user sessions logged per month. Belinda from Glos Jobs says,”Advertisers tell us that they receive applications from a higher calibre of applicants […]

48 hours in Cheltenham

Hand-picked places to eat, stay, shop & cook in the South West. Food magazine says, “Cheltenham has been a playground for racegoers and affluent pleasure-seekers – hence the name Cheltenham Spa – since the early 19th century, but Kathryn Lewis ditched the racecourse in favour of a dining course (or three), and found the going […]

ENTER Best Small Shop 2018

Are you an Independent Retailer? The competition is open to any small shop* operating in the UK. The competition is free to enter and all shops who enter will also be promoted to consumers through an online Indie Retail Directory. For the purposes of the competition, a small shop is defined as a non-corporate business […]

BID Business of the Month – Martin & Co

  Congratulations to Martin & Co Jewellers for winning this months BID Business of the Month. One of the oldest businesses in Cheltenham, Martin & Co is this month’s BID Business of the Month.  Established in 1806 by Samuel Martin, the jeweller was given the Royal Warrant by Queen Victoria in 1838. Read more…  

Cheltenham Remembers

Cheltenham BID are supporting the march which is being organised as part of the Cheltenham Remembers programme of WW1 centenary commemorative events. It will take place on afternoon of Saturday 10 November 2018 from 1-3.30pm BID members and local residents of all ages are invited to join the community march in memory of the 1,290 Cheltonians who […]

Can you be our new Ambassador?

Would you like to join an established team as an Ambassador? Our Ambassadors have had a positive impact on the town, from making coach visitors feel welcome to ensuring rubbish is collected.  They have arranged for leaves to be cleared from pavements and helped businesses take advantage of our projects. Now you have the opportunity […]

Great roles available at Cheltenham businesses

Cheltenham BID are continually working with the businesses to make sure you are the first to hear about the best vacancies in town…     23/07 Supervisor, 24 hours a week at Radley, Promenade – Send your CV to Victoria cheltenham@radleyandco.com or contact 01242 244543 23/07 Customer Consultant ,Permanent, 8 hours a week at The […]

£20 off Specsavers frames for BID members

We are delighted to announce that Specsavers Cheltenham are offering an exclusive discount for staff of BID businesses. With £20 off their extensive range of frames priced £99 or more, anyone working for a BID business is sure to find the perfect look for them. This offer is available exclusively at the Cheltenham High Street […]

Travel to work in Cheltenham for just £10 a week

Cheltenham BID has organised a money-saving deal for staff of all our businesses. In an exclusive arrangement with Stagecoach, staff working at BID businesses will be able to travel in the Cheltenham area on a ticket that will cost just £10 and which they can use for seven days. There are similar savings to be made […]

Midsummer Fiesta

Midsummer Fiesta returned for another day showcasing the fantastic talents of the diverse communities of Cheltenham. With a multitude of activities from charity stalls to music and dance it was a day for everyone to enjoy. Mirage Fusion Belly dance performed a colourful flash mob at the Band Stand stage in aid of the charity […]

Cheltenham – officially one of the best retail destinations

Cheltenham continues to be seen as a positive and successful retail centre. Commercial property experts Colliers International praised the town at the launch of its Midsummer Retail Report in Bristol. Punchline reported on the details included in the company’s report report covering the South West region. Hal Clarke, senior surveyor, retail agency (south), said: “Polarisation […]

BID in Bloom

Businesses in Cheltenham town centre look more attractive than ever this summer under a new scheme being run by Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID). BID in Bloom shows 100 baskets and troughs of flowers that brighten up more than 20 businesses across the town centre and will do until October. The BID has worked with […]

Cheltenham’s Best-known retailers to attend recruitment fair

Retailers are finding it more challenging to recruit and retain the right people as customers move to online shopping and retail careers appear less appealing to school leavers and graduates. Cheltenham BID is keen to support retailers through this period of change and wants to help with the recruitment of employees for retailers; large and […]

Businesses offer incentives to Cheltenham Gift Card users

We have launched a new-look Cheltenham Gift Card and to celebrate, a variety of businesses who accept the card are offering customers incentives.  From a free coffee to a 20% discount at the till, there’s even more reasons to buy ‘the perfect gift.’ People lucky enough to be given a card can get something extra.  […]