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28 Aug 2020
Invitation to Tender Title of Tender: Marketing Services and Website Management You are hereby invited by We Are Weymouth to submit a tender for the above services should you choose to. Download Brief here Do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information. Read more...
11 Aug 2020
Weymouth train station will see some significant improvements as part of this project by transforming the train forecourt into a more welcoming and user-friendly place for visitors and residents of the town. The Weymouth Station Gateway project improvements aim to benefit local businesses, encourage new businesses to the area and increase tourism by improving: The Visitor Experience Traffic and Sustainable Transport Infrastructure Links to Businesses Wayfinding and pathways through to the ... Read more...
23 Jul 2020
Make an Impact – become a BID Board Member The Directors of Weymouth BID are all volunteers, committed to the key objective of improving the trading environment and creating opportunities for the town for the benefit of BID businesses. Jonathan Oldroyd, who runs Gloucester House Hotel says: "When we moved to Weymouth, I felt it tremendously important to get involved in the local community and give something back. I joined the Weymouth BID Board, as I wanted to be personally ... Read more...
20 Jul 2020
WEYMOUTH, UK (July 20th, 2020) – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic Weymouth Business Improvement District (BID) has kicked off a summer marketing project to promote Weymouth and responsibly increase visitor footfall in the town centre. Claudia Webb, COO of Weymouth BID, noted that ‘COVID-19 has not only had an impact on the people of Dorset’s lives and health but also taken a toll on the local economy. It is important that to encourage people back to Weymouth we make ... Read more...
25 Jun 2020
From a business and tourism point of view certainly locally, the announcements that have come out of the capital today have been welcomed by many. It will mean that a whole raft of hospitality venues and the hairdressing industry can begin to make solid plans. Unfortunately for some sectors and businesses there is still a waiting game. This is certainly a step in the right direction to get the wheels of our economy turning again though. Our local Member of Parliament Richard Drax spent time ... Read more...
5 Jun 2020
We are sorry to announce that Roger Stockley has stepped down from the Chair and Board of Weymouth BID. Chris Truscott, our Vice Chair, will be acting as Chair until the Board meets on the 24th June to discuss the plans moving forward. The board members and staff would like to thank Roger for his many positive contributions to the BID. Read more...
18 May 2020
We Are Weymouth agree with the message to dissuade visitors from Weymouth at this time. It is absolutely the right approach to take. However, we take the view that, encouraged by the government statements on the relaxation of lockdown restrictions, people will choose (and are already choosing) to visit Weymouth and they should have the basics; car parks and public toilets because as the sunny days continue, day trippers will surely arrive. Many businesses have remained open, some are ... Read more...
30 Apr 2020
Find the latest information and guidance on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/WeymouthBID/ Read more...
30 Apr 2020
We are calling on the Government to expand the rateable value threshold for all retail, hospitality and leisure businesses from £51,000 to any business with a rateable value up to and including £150,000 in these sectors, allowing further businesses the opportunity to access the £25,000 grant. Please sign the petition: https://www.change.org/p/uk-parliament-increase-rateable-value-grant-cap-from-51k-to-150k-for-retail-hospitality-leisure-businesses Read more...
30 Apr 2020
Business Support Grants update: 64% of the 7,241 business support grant claims have been paid, totalling almost £57 million. If you have registered to claim your grant but are yet to receive it, Dorset Council say “Please be assured we’re working as hard as we can to process all claims and we’ve drafted in officers from other parts of the council to help speed up the process”. If you would like assistance in chasing your grant payment or you haven't claimed ... Read more...

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