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WW1 remembrance weekend – Thank you

Remembrance Sunday saw the final commemoration event of the Cheltenham Remembers project marking the 100 years since the signing of the Armistice Agreement and the council thanks all the partners involved and all who came to see the powerful, thought provoking and poignant WW1 projection. The Cheltenham Remembers WW1 commemoration weekend began on the afternoon… Continue reading WW1 remembrance weekend – Thank you

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Council and constabulary work together to stop ticket touts at Cheltenham races

A successful collaboration between the council and police has helped Cheltenham racecourse secure a ban of selling and buying tickets by touts on racecourse property, making it safer for racegoers. The new restrictions will make it an offence for any person to sell, expose, make available or advertise any tickets for sale other than through… Continue reading Council and constabulary work together to stop ticket touts at Cheltenham races

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Cheltenham ranked as the fifth healthiest British high street

Cheltenham has today been ranked as the fifth healthiest UK high street by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). Known as a stylish Regency spa town enjoying a cultural renaissance, Cheltenham now features in the RSPH report Health on the High Street: Running on empty 2018, which ranks 70 of Britain’s major towns and… Continue reading Cheltenham ranked as the fifth healthiest British high street

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Use of Stagecoach West buses is on the rise in Cheltenham

There has been an increase in the number of people using the buses in Cheltenham following the completion of the town’s Transport Plan. The Plan, rolled out in phases during the past 2 years, has seen the introduction of new bus lanes and most recently the trial closure of ‘Boots Corner’ to general traffic. During… Continue reading Use of Stagecoach West buses is on the rise in Cheltenham

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Early indications show 84% increase in footfall around Boots Corner

Record increase of pedestrian and bicycle usage has been recorded around the Boots Corner and high street area. Since the Boots Corner trial began, initial results have indicated an 84% increase in footfall and a 206% increase in bicycle movements along the high street through Boots Corner.  The figures have been welcomed by national organisation,… Continue reading Early indications show 84% increase in footfall around Boots Corner

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Record-breaking year for Cheltenham Literature Festival…

Yet again, The 2018 Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival has broken box office records. The organisers issued 141,500 tickets across the event schedule, welcoming over 760 authors to the town and helping to transform our parks and venues into a veritable delight for bibliophiles and residents alike. The 2018 Cheltenham Literature Festival… Continue reading Record-breaking year for Cheltenham Literature Festival…

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Pedestrian and cyclist data gathering underway as part of Boots Corner trial

Introduced as part of the Cheltenham Transport Plan (CTP), bike stands, seating, planters and artificial grass have been temporarily installed in the Boots Corner area to create an enhanced space for people to enjoy.  Research is now underway to understand the way people are using the new features which have been put in as a… Continue reading Pedestrian and cyclist data gathering underway as part of Boots Corner trial

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Gloucestershire Business Awards: Winners Revealed!

The Marketing Cheltenham team had a ball at the Gloucestershire Business Awards last night! The lavish awards ceremony is one of the most significant events in the local area’s calendar and took place at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse. Throughout the evening the atmosphere was buzzing with lots of excitement from the finalists and it… Continue reading Gloucestershire Business Awards: Winners Revealed!