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Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held

In a meeting on 21 January 2019, Cheltenham Borough councillors will hear from Gloucestershire County Council officers about traffic flows, including traffic data, for phase four of the Cheltenham Transport Plan. There will be a paper on the economic case for the trial scheme looking at retail impact, investment and business confidence, parking in CBC… Continue reading Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held

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Save The Date: Gloucestershire Tourism Forum 2019

We are delighted to be supporting the annual Gloucestershire Tourism Forum in 2019 in partnership with Marketing Gloucester, Cotswolds Tourism and Forest of Dean & Wye Valley. The event is open to attractions, accommodation providers, tour guides, retailers, restauranteurs and any other organisations that have a stake in the Gloucestershire visitor economy and are all… Continue reading Save The Date: Gloucestershire Tourism Forum 2019

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Achieve your APLH direct from Cheltenham Borough Council

You can now get your Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders directly from Cheltenham Borough Council. What is the course? The Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders, also known as the APLH, is the qualification you need if you're responsible for selling alcohol in the leisure and retail sector. It's also beneficial if… Continue reading Achieve your APLH direct from Cheltenham Borough Council

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Cheltenham Foodie Scene Officially Recognised in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2019 Guide

User-generated restaurant guide Harden’s, has officially recognised Cheltenham foodie scene as a town on the up, with three top rankings achieved in the 2019 guide. Cheltenham has: been ranked joint 8th in the ‘Top Scorers’ table 2019, alongside Bath, Windermere and York, with 4 Cheltenham restaurants making the top scorers list. This is a new… Continue reading Cheltenham Foodie Scene Officially Recognised in Harden’s Best UK Restaurants 2019 Guide

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Quality in Tourism forms Primary Authority Partnership

Earlier this year, the core topic of debate in the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Tourism was the significant concern among authorities about quality control of the short-term let market. It was highlighted that short-term letting accommodation can be freely listed on sharing platforms or with Destination Management Organisations (DMOs), even if hosts haven’t… Continue reading Quality in Tourism forms Primary Authority Partnership

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VisitEngland re-launches Entry Level and Taste Schemes

VisitEngland has today, 26 November, re-launched its Entry Level and Taste accreditation schemes for accommodation and food businesses, making them available to businesses across England. From today all accommodation and food businesses in England can apply to the schemes directly through VisitEngland Assessment Services as well as through local destination management organisations. VisitEngland has also… Continue reading VisitEngland re-launches Entry Level and Taste Schemes

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House of Fraser reinvests as Cheltenham’s town centre continues to be lively and prosperous

Canada Life Investments has announced an agreement with House of Fraser to facilitate the ongoing trading of Cavendish House, the iconic 195-year old department store in Cheltenham’s Promenade reinforcing the compelling offer on Cheltenham’s high street. Mike Roberts, Head of UK Property at Canada Life Investments, stated: “We are pleased to continue our relationship with… Continue reading House of Fraser reinvests as Cheltenham’s town centre continues to be lively and prosperous

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Community Opera awarded National Lottery Funding

A newly-formed community choir will take its first steps in public performance at the Hester’s Way Christmas lights switch-on ceremony on 14th December in Coronation Square, Cheltenham West. But in just seven months’ time the same group will perform in the finale of the 75th Cheltenham Music Festival on Sunday 14 July 2019 in Cheltenham… Continue reading Community Opera awarded National Lottery Funding

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Cheltenham’s traditional Christmas market returns tomorrow

The Christmas market will once again return to the heart of Cheltenham, bringing festive fun and nostalgia. The market will run from 22 November until 15 December 2018, brought to you by Geraud UK in partnership with Cheltenham Borough Council and Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID). Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the season… Continue reading Cheltenham’s traditional Christmas market returns tomorrow

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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