You may have heard that Coleraine has a new radio station with training currently underway with local volunteers.
Advertising opportunities on the only local FM radio station will soon be available for all current BID members. ( Causeway Coast BLAST 106 )
Get in touch with us on [email protected] for more info. We will be providing more info on this in the coming weeks.
We are now on the haunt for more CBID Members to get involved in 2020.
Following on from last years successful Halloween event, we are now calling for local organisations within the BID area who would like to host one of this year's Monster-sized art installations to get in touch; [email protected]
The 2 week Giant Monster Trail in Coleraine
Great news! The ‘Our Coleraine’ video marketing campaign has been storming local media pages. Watch all the videos on the Our Coleraine facebook page (over 100k views so far!)
SHARE YOUR STORY!
Over the next few weeks, we will be continuing to film and share lots of stories of our local organisations.
Please let us know if you have a story to share and encourage customers to support you in town. Email [email protected]
You may have seen our new signage on vacant units in Kingsgate St / Long commons. (Insert pic) We have also asked permission to do similar welcoming graphics on Railway Rd and other locations, if you are a landlord please get in touch for a free 2020 re-image.
100s of Free updated signage have now been distributed around members. If you still require any window, door or floor signs please get in touch by email.
SUPPORT FOR COLERAINE BID MEMBERS WITH CAFÉ PAVEMENT LICENCES
As you are aware, Council have...
CBID is here to help you work through this very challenging time.
Please do tell us how we can help you as the town reopens fully by completing our short survey below. Let us continue to work together in the coming months to maximise the potential of our town.
Council Lobbying Update;
From the feedback we received from you on the ground, we have written to the Chief Executive of CCGC for the following support;
Coleraine BID announces new online trading platform in response to COVID-19
Coleraine Business Improvement District is asking the town’s retailers to join a collaborative online marketplace in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With footfall declining in the town as a side effect of self-isolation and coronavirus concerns, the BID team has announced its creative approach to keeping the tills ringing which benefits both consumers and businesses.
Coleraine’s ‘Shopappy’ scheme, which is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland, supports shopping locally from the comfort of your own home where you can order from a range of registered outlets. There’s no cost for local delivery and the BID team has pledged to cover the subscription cost for businesses for the next year.
BID Manager Jamie Hamill explains: “We recognise that this pandemic represents a very worrying time for everyone, including the business community and we wanted to set up something...
(1) Health and Wellbeing feature opportunity
Could your organisation benefit from being part of a brand new Health and Wellbeing publication in 2020? A focus on all our very best local organisations!
(No charge to Coleraine BID members )
(2) Call for Easter 2020 Ideas
Planning is underway to run a fun programme of activities in Coleraine and promote this across various media channels. We want to hear any ideas or suggestions to make this event even better. Email - [email protected]
(3) Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Business Continuity Information for Coleraine BID members.
The following information may be useful, especially to our independent businesses who may not have an HR function.
The Coronavirus, which seems to have originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, is a potentially lethal condition that bears similarities to SARS. It...