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.
Visitors to Cheltenham’s town centre will notice a new addition to the High Street from this week as Cheltenham Borough Council installs a new information pod as part of a three-month trial to test a new approach to visitor information in the town.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kevan Blackadder and Jess Goodwin at Cheltenham's Christmas light switch-on 2019 We are deeply saddened by the loss of our close colleague and friend, Kevan Blackadder. We had the privilege of working closely with Kev in recent years – sharing an office and taking daily inspiration from his leadership, energy and determination to make a… Continue reading Marketing Cheltenham statement regarding the passing of Kevan Blackadder