Cheltenham BID Newsletter Issue 46 - March 2021
Some good news at last!
With the gradual lifting of restrictions and the BID’s upcoming renewal campaign, it is set to be an exciting few months in Cheltenham.
Last chance to have your say

A reminder that our consultation survey closes this Monday 8 March. Act now to help shape our future business plan and priorities. Take the survey here.

As the BID is now in the fifth year of its first term, we are required by legislation to run a renewal ballot to continue. This ballot will take place in June 2021, and businesses will be required to vote YES if they’d like to see the BID renewed for another term. Read more about the upcoming ballot here.
Top social media tips for businesses

We have compiled some top social media tips with the help of Maybe*, a market-leading engagement platform, that businesses can quickly and easily implement ahead of reopening. Read more.

The Escape Rooms want to work with you

Ahead of the opening of its new venue, Escape Rooms Cheltenham are inviting BID businesses to be a part of its family-friendly Easter walking trail. Read more.

BID Business of the Month- Mactaggart & Mickel

Demonstrating the quality of the professional services sector in Cheltenham, we would like to congratulate Mactaggart & Mickel on being named as our March BID Business of the Month. Read more.

Something extra...
• Applications for the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) close on Wednesday 10 March for businesses severely impacted by COVID restrictions. Check your eligibility and apply on the Cheltenham Borough Council website here.
• Cheltenham BID sold exactly £27,055 worth of Cheltenham Gift Cards over the Christmas period, money that will be locked into Cheltenham’s local economy. Please contact if you are interested in accepting the gift card.
• Is your business SCA compliant? From 15 September 2021, many online and in-person payments will need to use multi-factor authentication to meet new security standards. Read more.
• We can help promote your reopening plans, offers or services to potential customers by sharing your news across our digital channels. Please remember to tag us on social media or send content to

For all news and updated BID offers please visit
Cheltenham BID
First Floor, Isbourne House, 3 Wolseley Terrace, Oriel Road, Cheltenham, GL50 1TH
T: 01242571123   E:

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