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BID business of the Month – Welcome Gym

Cheryl Parker, General Manager of Welcome Gym, was thrilled to be given the news that they had been selected as BID Business of the Month.  She said: “We really appreciate the work the BID does and support their activities where we can, so we are very excited to get this recognition.” Welcome Gym is very […]

February is all lit-up in Cheltenham

Hundreds of people saw the launch of Light Up Cheltenham with spectacular street theatre drumming group Spark! See photos. And a new video has been released celebrating the start of the three-week event, which features a Giant Observation Wheel and more than 40 illuminated buildings. The LED drummers made their way from The Brewery Quarter […]

Light Up Cheltenham is back with a bang

A giant observation wheel will be the focal point of an expanded Light Up Cheltenham in February. It will be the first time a wheel of this kind, standing at more than 35-metres high, will have been brought to Cheltenham. The wheel will feature throughout the three-week Light Up Cheltenham event which will run from […]

BID Awards 2019 – nominate your business now

We are absolutely delighted to be launching the Cotswold Life Cheltenham BID Awards 2019. Last year, for the first time, we celebrated the brilliant businesses which make Cheltenham town centre the vibrant, dynamic, diverse area that it is, you can see our 2018 winners here.  The response was phenomenal so we have partnered with Cotswold Life […]

Travel to work in Cheltenham for just £11 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 £11 and which they can use for seven days. There are similar savings to be made […]

BID Business of the Month – Molton Brown

As BID Business of the month Molton Brown has been asked to speak at the Cheltenham Business Forum’s Big Breakfast. Molton Brown has been a favourite on The Promenade since it opened its doors in October 2007. Originally situated where you will now find Oliver Bonas, they moved to their current location on the corner […]

Cheltenham’s biggest boutique sale returns

If you love the sales and enjoy hunting for a bargain, then look no further than the third annual Cheltenham Boutique Sale on Sunday 27th January at The Princess Hall, Cheltenham Ladies College. Ten of the town’s favourite businesses will be giving shoppers exclusive discounts of up to 75 per cent off retail prices for […]

Glorious Events – BID offers

A new umbrella brand with a fresh vision and contemporary look, GLORIOUS Events, has been created to help position The Cheltenham Trust’s venues as the first choice for spectacular events in Gloucestershire and they are offering BID members only fantastic offers for 2019. January – end of March 2019 BID Offers Offer 1  – Winter […]

No Child Left Behind #OurTown

All children and young people deserve to thrive and live in happy, supported communities.  In some small areas of Cheltenham, however, the number of children living in poverty is more than 43%. The average across England is 26.85%. The worrying finding has come from Cheltenham Children’s Needs Assessment 2018. A year of action – starting […]

National guide praises Cheltenham food scene

National restaurant guide Harden’s, has officially recognised Cheltenham as a foodie town on the up, with three top rankings in the 2019 guide. Cheltenham has: Been ranked joint eighth in the ‘Top Scorers’ table 2019, with four Cheltenham restaurants making the top scorers list. This is a new entry for the town which didn’t rank […]