ANNUAL REPORT 2021

Message form the Canterbury BID Chair In September 2021, I was appointed Chair of Canterbury BID, taking up the baton from Clive Relf...

GIANT PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY FOR CANTERBURY'S 6TH MEDIEVAL PAGEANT

In commemoration of the 850th anniversary of Saint Thomas Becket, local school children have designed a giant Thomas Becket to join...

 
 
 

IT'S GOLD FOR CANTERBURY IN BLOOM

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that despite all the challenges of the last year and a half, Canterbury has been awarded GOLD...

SIGN UP FOR PAPERLESS BID LEVY BILLS

You can now receive your annual BID levy bill electronically. The BID levy is collected annually in October by Canterbury City Council,...

 
 
 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW CANTERBURY BID CHAIR

This week, Clive Relf steps down as Chair of the Canterbury Business Improvement District though will remain on the Board for the rest...

MYSTERY HIGH STREET SCULPTURES REVEALED IN TV SHOW

Canterbury BID is delighted to have sponsored an eye catching new sculpture for the city centre outside The Beaney House of Art and...

 
 
 

CANTERBURY IS OFFERING A SUMMER OF REWARDS

Canterbury BID has announced the launch of ‘Summer of Rewards with MyCanterbury' to thank residents and visitors for supporting Canterbury...

PEEPS 2021 ARRIVES IN CANTERBURY

This summer Canterbury BID is delighted to have sponsored an eye catching new sculpture for the city centre. Positioned outside The...

 
 
 

ROYAL GOLF OPEN - GET PREPARED!

The eyes of the country and the world will be fixed firmly on Kent from 11-18 July 2021 as the 149th Golf Open takes place at the Royal...

SIGN UP FOR CANTERBURY'S SUMMER OF REWARDS

Join MyCanterbury's Summer of Rewards campaign This summer, getting visitors into our city will be more important than ever. That is...

 
 
 

STEP 4 OF ENGLAND'S ROADMAP

The Prime Minister has outlined more details about Step 4, the final stage of the England roadmap, expected to start on 19th July....

CLIMATE ACTION WEEK TO BE HELD IN CANTERBURY

From 24-29 October, immediately prior to the global COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, a week-long Climate Action Week will be held in...

 
 
 

JOB VACANCY - BID AMBASSADOR

Canterbury BID has an exciting vacancy to join the team as an Ambassador. The role of an Ambassador is to support the business community...

CANTERBURY DESIGN AWARDS - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Canterbury Society is seeking nominations for the next Design Awards in 2021 to recognise and celebrate buildings, spaces and places...

 
 
 

REOPENING CANTERBURY CITY CENTRE

Canterbury City's Centre is ready for reopening with the Business Improvement District team, local authority and colleges banding together...

BOLLARDS REMINDER AS CITY SET TO SPRING BACK TO LIFE

With the reopening of non-essential shops just around the corner, Canterbury City Council is reminding businesses and their customers...

 
 
 

LAUNCH OF FREE WI-FI FOR CANTERBURY

Free Wi-Fi is now live across the city centre in a project that will play a major role in welcoming back shoppers, tourists and those...

PAVEMENT LICENCES FOR OUTDOOR TABLE AND CHAIRS

Businesses such as bars, restaurants, pubs and cafes that want to start selling their products outside their premises can apply for...

 
 
 

IMPACT OF THE BUDGET 2021

​The Chancellor has announced measures to support the economy as businesses prepare to reopen. On first reading, it's a comprehensive...

RECOVERY ROADMAP

‘COVID-19 Response - Spring 2021', the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England has been published by the Government. From Monday...

 
 
 



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