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Cheltenham – We’re Open campaign launches

We’re happy to announce the launch of Cheltenham - We’re Open, a new town-wide campaign which will welcome residents and visitors back into Cheltenham following the recent government guidance easing the lockdown for retailers and the roadmap to changes in restrictions on the hospitality sector. Cheltenham - We're Open logo What is Cheltenham - We’re… Continue reading Cheltenham – We’re Open campaign launches

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Cheltenham Borough Council business survey

We know that local businesses have been working hard during these unprecedented times. Cheltenham Borough Council are keen to understand how you've been getting on during this COVID 19 outbreak and how they can help. To try to collate the information, a short survey has been created for you to complete, either by clicking on… Continue reading Cheltenham Borough Council business survey

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Holiday lets with spas, hot tubs and pools urged to test water

With restrictions on the tourist industry easing, small businesses with spas, hot tubs and pools are beginning to re-open supporting the town’s We’re Open recovery campaign and the council is encouraging these businesses to test their water systems to ensure they are fulfilling their legal duty of care and protecting public health. A recent PHE… Continue reading Holiday lets with spas, hot tubs and pools urged to test water

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Local businesses set to benefit from new grant scheme

·      Go live date: 9 June ·      Deadline for applications: 21 June From 9 June, eligible businesses across the county can apply for funding thanks to a newly launched business support grant scheme. The fund offers priority to businesses who were not eligible for support in the previous scheme. Funding for this grant scheme is… Continue reading Local businesses set to benefit from new grant scheme

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New funding for food and drink businesses after Cheltenham BID campaign

Several Cheltenham pubs and clubs that were facing mounting financial problems because of the Covid-19 epidemic have been given new hope after campaigning work by Cheltenham BID. The BID has been a key supporter of the #RaiseTheBar campaign, which called on the Government to change legislation so that businesses did not miss out on key… Continue reading New funding for food and drink businesses after Cheltenham BID campaign

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Go-ahead for Cheltenham ice rink if COVID-19 safety measures allow

New-look Christmas Market also given go-ahead Exciting plans to bring an ice rink and expanded Christmas Market to Cheltenham this winter were given the go-ahead today (May 28). Cheltenham Borough Council’s planning committee unanimously approved Cheltenham BID’s plans this morning. The ice rink will be sited on Imperial Gardens, in front of the Queen’s Hotel,… Continue reading Go-ahead for Cheltenham ice rink if COVID-19 safety measures allow

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Tourism can play a key part in Cheltenham’s economic recovery

As the country prepares to celebrate English Tourism Week, tourism leaders in Cheltenham are adding their voice to the national campaign to recognise the important role that the tourism industry can play in our economic recovery. Tourism is currently worth £162m to the local economy in Cheltenham and more than £1bn to the whole of… Continue reading Tourism can play a key part in Cheltenham’s economic recovery

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There are eight weeks to save the nation’s high streets from collapse warns Cheltenham BID

UK High Streets are on the brink of collapse as the eight-week countdown to the next quarterly rent instalment begins today, Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) has warned. Figures released today show 54,638 businesses from pubs to shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, hotels, galleries and gyms are currently unable to access the £25,000 RHLG grant due… Continue reading There are eight weeks to save the nation’s high streets from collapse warns Cheltenham BID

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Could you be one of the crucial key workers helping to keep vulnerable people safe?

As Covid-19 prompts more workers to self isolate, Gloucestershire County Council is launching a fast track recruitment programme to recruit care workers who are crucial in keeping our county’s most vulnerable people safe. Gloucestershire County Council,  as part of its Proud to Care offering, has developed a fast track recruitment programme to help care providers… Continue reading Could you be one of the crucial key workers helping to keep vulnerable people safe?