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03/12/2015 BID E-Bulletin


3rd December 2015

I Gotta Feeling, That Tonight’s Gonna Be A Good Night
Don’t forget it is free parking in the City Council’s 14 car parks from 6pm tonight as part of the late night shopping offer. This Sunday also sees the start of pay for 2 hours and get the rest of the day free in the same car parks, along with £1 all day parking in CrownGate on Sundays. Don’t forget to tell your customers / clients. Please click on the link for a great example from 25 Boutique in Friar Street. For everything you need to know about Christmas in Worcester including opening times, parking offers, street entertainment and activities, visit our special Christmas in Worcester website

Winter Festival at Reindeer Court

Reindeer Court will be sparkling with Christmas lights, offers and activities and late night shopping as they kick off their first ever Winter Festival. Music is already underway and from 5pm there will also be traditional carol singing, and you can take part in our Count the Reindeer competition to win a hamper of goodies worth over £200!

Saturday will be a very exciting day in the picturesque shopping centre, as real reindeer will be paying a visit. Come along between 11-4pm for a memorable encounter

The full line up of events is available here and check out Reindeer Court’s new facebook page to get all the gossip, and pop in to any of Reindeer Courts’ shops to pick up a flyer with the dates and times of the events.

LAST CHANCE TO ENTER – Christmas Window Dressing Competition
The festive season is fast approaching and many shop windows have that inviting warm glow.  To showcase the great creativity that has gone into these Christmas displays and to reward the efforts made by businesses and their staff.  The Worcester News is giving you the opportunity to enter the new Christmas Window Dressing Competition and win 4 x quarter page full colour adverts.  Windows are voted for by the readers.  For further details please click here.  The sign up deadline is 4thDecember.

Don’t Bin It!
Worcester City Council are seeking your views in keeping the city centre clean and green as the authority prepares to make changes to the way they are managed. Public consultation runs until 18th December and the 10 minute survey is available here. A new contractor to take over waste and recycling bin collections is hoped to begin work in September 2017. The City Council plans to put its own Worcester-specific contract in place for street cleansing and grounds maintenance.

Let’s shout about it
We want to hear about everything you have planned for Small Business Saturday which is in just 2 days’ time. Are you offering a special discount for the day? Whatever it is, we want to hear about it. Tweet using @SmallBizSatUK and #SmallBizSatUK and we will make sure everyone knows what you have got planned.  It also concludes our Uniquely Worcester campaign which promotes our fabulous independents.

Social Mass Media

To find out about the work Worcester BID does on your behalf, don’t forget to follow us and join 4,100 others on Twitter and almost 900 via our Facebook page. We are always keen to share your news and help spread the word! #worcestershirehour is also now running live on Wednesday lunchtimes between 12pm and 1pm as well as Mondays between 8pm and 9pm. We thoroughly recommend getting on board to help people notice your business.

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