Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News

Small Business Saturday's virtual tour sets down in Cheltenham

Small businesses in Cheltenham and across Gloucestershire are being encouraged to join Small Business Saturday UK's online roadshow.

Arriving in Cheltenham today (November 19) for a 'virtual visit', 'The Tour' will shine a light on the area and offer an intensive programme of locally targeted online advice, workshops and mentoring.

Workshop from local businesses will be delivered, while other local experts will be on hand for one-to-one mentoring.

Interviews with local businesses will take place, including Louise Hancox Textile Artist, award-winning gifts and home store Mooch, brand consultancy and design studio Danny & Co and clothes store James of Montpellier.

With the aim to support, encourage and uplift small businesses across the country facing the challenge of a second wave of Covid-19 restrictions, The Tour will form a central part of the official countdown to Small Business Saturday on December 5.

"This year has been incredibly tough for small businesses - financially, operationally, mentally and emotionally," said Michelle Ovens, director of Small Business Saturday UK.

"This means our mission to support and celebrate small businesses across the UK becomes even more vital and ambitious. I would encourage small businesses in Cheltenham and across the South West to get involved in The Tour. As well as offering fantastic support and networking opportunities, it will also be a lot of fun."

Now in its eighth year in the UK, Small Business Saturday celebrates small business success and encourages consumers to 'shop local' and support businesses in their communities.

Due to the pandemic, this year's online roadshow will temporarily replace the iconic Small Business Saturday UK bus tour which has been running since the campaign began.

Related Articles

Pennant to sell site for £2.1 million Image

Pennant to sell site for £2.1 million

A leading global provider of training technology has exchanged contracts for the sale of its facility in Gloucestershire.

Gloucester City Council to move offices saving £200k Image

Gloucester City Council to move offices saving £200k

Gloucester City Council is relocating to new offices above the Eastgate Shopping Centre.

Cotswold Farm Park ups solar power investment  Image

Cotswold Farm Park ups solar power investment

Gloucestershire visitor attraction, Cotswold Farm Park has just expanded its solar power generation to help protect it from rising energy costs and to become more energy self-sufficient.

Bourton-on-the-Water coach and car park set to close Image

Bourton-on-the-Water coach and car park set to close

It has been revealed that the privately owned coach car park in Bourton-on-the-Water is due to close to coaches at the end of this year.

Copyright 2022 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.