English Tourism Week 2020

English Tourism Week 2020

26 May 2020

The annual celebration of English tourism. English Tourism Week highlights the importance, value and vast contribution of the sector makes to the UK economy to stakeholders including, government, MPs and ministers. Find out more here

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Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund

Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund

26 May 2020

The government has published guidance on the £617m Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund which will be available to businesses that have not received funding via the Business Rates Relief Scheme. Local authorities may disburse grants to the value of £25,000, £10,000 or any amount under £10,000. The Grants are aimed at supporting: • Small and micro businesses • … Read More

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New Taskforces Launched

New Taskforces Launched

26 May 2020

Five new ministerial-led taskforces have been set up to develop plans for how and when closed sectors can reopen safely & lead on developing secure guidelines for the reopening of: Pubs and restaurants (Department for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy) Non-essential retail (including salons) (Department for Business, Energy and industrial Strategy) Recreation and leisure, including tourism, culture and … Read More

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Bristol Zoological Society Appeal

Bristol Zoological Society Appeal

18 May 2020

In these unprecedented times Bristol Zoological Society requires your support to ensure that they continue to thrive when they reopen. Find out how you can help.

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Taking Notice of Nature, Staying Connected

Taking Notice of Nature, Staying Connected

18 May 2020

From Herefordshire Wildlife Trust We all know that connecting with nature can have a positive impact on our well-being, especially during times like these. Which is why Herefordshire Wildlife Trust has launched a new FREE four-week online nature course. Click here to register your interest.

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Visit Bristol shines a light on the city’s charitable venues

Visit Bristol shines a light on the city’s charitable venues

18 May 2020

Book for the future, support, donate Hosting your event at charitable venues contributes to funding their outstanding work and charitable projects. You will receive top quality service in unique surroundings, whilst providing a sustainable source of income for the charity to continue their work. The majority of citywide venues have temporarily closed their doors due to … Read More

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Everyman Theatre Cheltenham

Everyman Theatre Cheltenham

18 May 2020

The Everyman Theatre are offering Gift Vouchers, valid for two years from the date of purchase, as an innovative way of supporting the regional theatre during its current closure. Vouchers can be redeemed for tickets, food and drink in the theatres cafes and bars or merchandise in the theatre. Find out more here

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Crocodiles of the World launches donations appeal

Crocodiles of the World launches donations appeal

18 May 2020

Crocodiles of the World is a unique zoo dedicated to the conservation of crocodiles and like many visitor attractions, the zoo relies almost entirely on tickets sales, keeper experiences, educational visits and donations. The closure of the zoo due to covid-19 leaves it facing a big challenge and is raising funds to support essential animal costs during the … Read More

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British Motor Museum appoints new Managing Director

British Motor Museum appoints new Managing Director

18 May 2020

The British Motor Museum is delighted to announce that Jeff Coope has been appointed Managing Director following the retirement of Julie Tew. Julie took planned retirement April 2020 after 19 years of dedicated and successful service. Read more details here.

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Glide Community Update – Highlighting the Heroes Across our Sector

Glide Community Update – Highlighting the Heroes Across our Sector

24 April 2020

£100,000 raised in 10 days to support GWSR Volunteers at the popular Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) have expressed their gratitude to those who have donated over £100,000 to their emergency appeal fund over just ten days. The money will help the popular heritage railway overcome double disaster: an embankment landslip, which will cost around … Read More

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Help to Protect our Industry

Help to Protect our Industry

23 April 2020

General Grants & Funds: UK businesses can apply for a share of £20 million in a fast-track competition run by Innovate UK to develop new ways of working, including hospitality. This new investment includes proposals and new ideas to stream music and entertainment. Businesses can attract up to £50,000 as an upfront grant payment to cover … Read More

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