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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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Back to Business with Cheltenham BID

Cheltenham BID today launches a four-pronged campaign to try to help ensure that businesses in the town are fully prepared when they can come out of coronavirus lockdown. The Back to Business with Cheltenham BID campaign will see the BID sharing four focused guides that it is hoped will help businesses of all kinds both… Continue reading Back to Business with Cheltenham BID

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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?

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Ice rink to be part of a Cheltenham Christmas

The eagerly awaited ice rink coming to Cheltenham will be part of a new-look Christmas in the town centre. The Christmas Market will be expanded in a project-led by Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) and the outdoor Imperial Garden Bar will be given a Christmas-theme and opened for the festive celebrations. Cheltenham Borough Council’s planning… Continue reading Ice rink to be part of a Cheltenham Christmas

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Light Up Cheltenham to raise awareness of incurable disease

Cheltenham Business Improvement District (Cheltenham BID) will light two major buildings in a special colour scheme in support of the Motor Neurone Disease Association charity during its Light Up Cheltenham event. The Queens Hotel and 95 The Promenade (to the rear of Neptune’s Fountain) will be lit in orange and blue, the colours of the… Continue reading Light Up Cheltenham to raise awareness of incurable disease

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Illuminations spark excitement for visitors to Cheltenham

Light Up Cheltenham got off to a spectacular start on Saturday 1 February with thousands of spectators attending the opening night. The evening saw Spark! a street theatre drumming group put on a dazzling performance finishing at Imperial Gardens. Spectators were then able to take the opportunity to ride on the giant observation wheel or… Continue reading Illuminations spark excitement for visitors to Cheltenham