Jackie Mulligan, founder of shop local initiative ShopAppy has won the prestigious 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in the Service Industries category. ShopAppy beat off some tough competition with over 3000 businesses entering the awards nationally … click here to read on “ShopAppy wins 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Award”
Around 100 Swansea City Centre businesses have signed up to a fantastic Golden Ticket competition this year, giving shoppers the chance to ‘win Christmas’, while encouraging people to shop locally.
Swansea Bid (Business Improvement District) is behind the Golden Ticket … click here to read on “Shopping Locally Is The Golden Ticket to Christmas Cheer in Swansea”
Ormskirk is shining a lot brighter this Christmas thanks to West Lancashire Borough Council winning £10,000 worth of Christmas lights in July at the Annual Blachere Illuminations Christmas Lights Competition, held by Revive & Thrive Magazine.
On Sunday 25th November, … click here to read on “Ormskirk is shining bright this year”
LoyalFree, a multi award winning loyalty app, is encouraging the general public to shop local this Christmas, by offering a huge array of rewards and deals when they decide to purchase from businesses within their local area. The key message … click here to read on “LoyalFree App Urges Customers to Shop Local this Christmas”
Working closely with Chelmsford City Council & two private shopping centre management companies, One Chelmsford BID have created a really exciting Christmas Lights scheme for the city.
Michael Wray, BID Manager, says ‘It is a really exciting time for Chelmsford, … click here to read on “Purple Bauble”
As we pass ten years of BIDs in Scotland it is fitting that Enterprising Bathgate, the very first BID in Scotland should recently have held its renewal ballot, achieving a successful renewal on the 23 August 2018.
This was Enterprising … click here to read on “A Short History of BIDs in Scotland”
The popular Victorian Matlock – Christmas Market will be returning to Matlock’s famous Hall Leys Park for a FREE weekend of festive fun on Friday 30 November until Sunday 2 December.
Around 20,000 are expected to attend the fun-packed weekend. … click here to read on “Victorian Matlock – Christmas Market returns for 2018”
Rushmoor Borough Council launched
Farnborough Frost Fair in 2016, a footfall
boosting Christmas event, launching
the festive season in the town and
part of the Countdown to Christmas
events programme in the town centre.
Returning in 2017, it’s been … click here to read on “Christmas Lights for Farnborough”
Think about these questions : How does your place create noise to raise its profile? Does it depend on your audience? Is it strategically planned or does it just happen? Does it matter if the noise is created top down … click here to read on “Let’s make some noise!”
On the 18th July, representatives of twelve towns made their way to Fitzrovia in London as finalists of the fourth Annual Blachere Illumination Christmas Light Competition.
After towns and cities from across England and Wales submitted their entries in … click here to read on “Blachere Christmas Light Competition WINNER”
SUNDERLAND residents were invited to get their skates on….
….and head to Keel Square for the opening of the Christmas Ice Rink on Thursday 30 November.
The open-air ice rink is open for six weeks from the end of November … click here to read on “Have an ice time in Sunderland this Christmas”