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New appointment to lead the Marketing of Cheltenham

Cheltenham Borough Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Mole as their new Head of Place Marketing and Inward Investment. The role will see Helen taking the reins of Marketing Cheltenham, the official Destination Marketing Organisation for Cheltenham. Helen succeeds David Jackson, who recently announced he would be moving on after three years… Continue reading New appointment to lead the Marketing of Cheltenham

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Visitors encouraged to ‘Escape the Everyday’ as Cheltenham and Gloucester announce new joint marketing campaign

The tourism industry in Cheltenham and Gloucester received a welcome boost this week after the marketing bodies for the two destinations learned they have been successful in their bid for a share of funding from the national tourist board, VisitEngland.

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Cheltenham celebrates English Tourism Week as visitors return for The Festival

Cheltenham took centre stage this week as spectators returned for the Cheltenham Festival for the first time in two years. And with this week also marking the start of English Tourism Week, Marketing Cheltenham were delighted to welcome Tourism Minister Nigel Huddleston MP to the races.

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Spectacular ice rink set to headline Cheltenham’s Christmas celebrations

Cheltenham Borough Council confirms go-ahead to help boost local economy this Christmas Cardiff ice rink Christmas in Cheltenham will be even bigger and better this year after plans for a spectacular new festive ice rink in the town has been given the go-ahead. Running from Thursday 18 November to Sunday 2 January, the rink will… Continue reading Spectacular ice rink set to headline Cheltenham’s Christmas celebrations

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Big Screen in the Gardens proves success in Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s latest event, the Big Screen in the Gardens, came to a close last week after what proved to be a hugely popular summer of free entertainment in Imperial Gardens. Big Screen in the Gardens, Imperial Gardens Launched on the 23 July, the event entertained hundreds of people daily with screenings of films, music and… Continue reading Big Screen in the Gardens proves success in Cheltenham

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Cheltenham confirms summer of entertainment with new Big Screen in the Gardens

Britain’s quest for gold this summer will be shown in the heart of Cheltenham, with the arrival of a big screen in Imperial Gardens. As well as the highlights of a summer of sport, residents and visitors can look forward to a packed schedule of fantastic films and music. Opening on Friday 23 July and… Continue reading Cheltenham confirms summer of entertainment with new Big Screen in the Gardens

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Further grant support for businesses affected by COVID-19

Another round of Additional Restrictions Discretionary Grants has been made available for eligible businesses. This third round of the scheme includes support for businesses not eligible for the national schemes and is open for applications until 31 March 2021.   As the Government’s restart grants won’t be available until April the council is paying local… Continue reading Further grant support for businesses affected by COVID-19

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Guidance on reopening businesses and venues – February 2021

We have published a Guide to Cheltenham During Lockdown on the Visit Cheltenham website featuring - Essential shops open in Cheltenham (and non-essential shops offering click and collect services in the town centre)Cheltenham restaurants offering takeaway during lockdownDaily exercise ideas for Cheltenham residents The information below is from Visit England who have summarised the new four-step… Continue reading Guidance on reopening businesses and venues – February 2021

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Cheltenham Borough Council launches new grant support for businesses affected by COVID-19

Cheltenham Borough Council has launched its new Additional Restrictions Discretionary Grant (ARG) scheme to support local businesses and applications can be made until 10 March 2021. This grant scheme is the second round of ARG support and includes businesses not eligible for the national schemes.   The scheme has been widened to increase the categories… Continue reading Cheltenham Borough Council launches new grant support for businesses affected by COVID-19