The BID Buzz – blogs from the BID to you…

Blog posts from the BID team that reflect on past, present and future activities, issues and challenges, which may be relevant to businesses trading in Leamington’s Town Centre.

Lanterns Light Up the Town Centre!

Lanterns Light Up the Town Centre!

Leamington was once again lit up with a dazzling display of lanterns for the town centre’s popular annual Lantern Parade. Hundreds of people gathered at the bandstand in the Royal Pump Room Gardens to join and enjoy the light spectacle known as ‘Luminate Leamington’,...

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Elf on the Loose in Leam!

Elf on the Loose in Leam!

Town centre CCTV has captured footage of a naughty elf who has been let loose in Leamington in the run-up to Christmas – and families are being invited to discover his antics and be in with a chance of winning a prize. View the naughty elf on the loose here:...

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Unwrap the Magic of Christmas!

Unwrap the Magic of Christmas!

Visitors to Leamington town centre are being invited to unwrap the magic of Christmas and enjoy a host of festive activities over the coming weeks. Alongside beautiful Christmas lights and shop windows, lots of popular attractions and events organised by BID...

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Our Annual Report, Invoicing & Next Steps

Our Annual Report, Invoicing & Next Steps

Our Annual Report, Invoicing & The Next StepsAfternoon everyone, As the BID Leamington financial year ended in June, we have naturally begun reflecting on our achievements and planning for the year ahead. This has been captured in our 2020-2021 Annual Report...

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The Great Easter Egg Hunt

The Great Easter Egg Hunt

The Great Easter Egg HuntAn Easter egg hunt in Leamington town centre this April is aiming to hatch a bit of fun while encouraging families to support their high street as lockdown restrictions ease. Encompassing 50 shops, The Great Easter Egg Hunt will run from...

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Moving into Tier 3 Requires More Support

Moving into Tier 3 Requires More Support

Moving into Tier 3 Requires More Support BID Leamington is backing calls for urgent government support for hospitality and leisure sector businesses as those in the town centre reel from the shock of being put in the highest level of Coronavirus restrictions. The...

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Business Support, Well-being & Grants: 21st August

Business Support, Well-being & Grants: 21st August

Business Support, Well-being & Grants: 21st AugustHi everyone, We hope you are well and navigating the ups and downs over the last week OK. We understand there are mixed feelings and that our members are looking for different forms of support. For those who...

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Our Annual Report, Invoicing & The Path Forwards

Our Annual Report, Invoicing & The Path Forwards

Our Annual Report, Invoicing & The Path ForwardsAfternoon everyone, As the BID Leamington financial year ended in June, we have naturally begun reflecting on our achievements and planning for the year ahead. This has been captured in our 2019-2020 Annual Report...

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Lets Raise The Bar

Lets Raise The Bar

Raise The BarThis post relates to the campaign to extend the £25,000 grant scheme. It is directed to our members who are in the retail, leisure and hospitality sector and whose business has a rateable value between £51,001 and £150,000, as listed by the VOA on the...

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BID Business Survey Results

BID Business Survey Results

BID Business Survey ResultsThe impact of Covid-19 on Leamington’s retail and leisure sector, with a particular focus on independent businesses – key findings from a business survey conducted between 04 April and 08 April 2020.   Summary and key issues Similar to...

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