Accessibility Page Navigation
Style sheets must be enabled to view this page as it was intended.
Inverness BID Your Inverness - altogether better
  • Shop Inverness Shop till you drop in Inverness’ fantastic selection of local & national stores Read more
  • Eat & Drink Inverness Let Inverness tantalise your taste buds Read more
  • Visit Inverness Whether you’re playing or staying, find out what to do in Inverness City Centre Read more
  • Services Inverness Get it done! Find the service you need Read more

Latest News

BID Business Comment, Inverness Courier, 8th May 2012

'Localisation' should include decisions on major developmentsRead the latest Business Comment in The Inverness Courier on 8th May 2012 by Mike Smith, BID Manager here

Social Media Workshops

Social Media WorkshopsThe Introductory Social Media Workshop held on Monday 16th April presented by Rene Looper of Tuminds Social Media was very well received.  Rene explained the benefits of using social media, such as Twitter, Facebook etc to promote business and many of those attending have already signed up for a further more intensive workshop.

Classic Car Show a Fantastic Success!

A record number of 83 cars turned out for the 4th Classic Vehicle Show on Saturday 12th May. Classic Vehicles lined the city centre streets and entertainment included stilt walkers, unicyclists, salsa dancers and musicians.  Kids were also able to take part in circus skills and craftmaking as well as free facepainting being provided.The City Sightseeing bus was extremely popular providing mini tours of the city centre throughout the day.

Easter Egg Hunt a Great Success

Easter Egg Hunt a Great Success!The annual Great Easter Egg Hunt took place for the third time in Inverness over the Easter weekend. The event which is put on by Inverness BID & Eastgate Centre encourages people to move about the city looking for eggs hidden in retail windows.This year entries were up on last year by about 50% with 1,500 people taking part. As well as being a fun day out it gives people chance to discover some of Invernesses best kept retail secrets.

BID Security Task Task Team in Operation over Easter Holidays

‘Again this year, the BID Security Task Team will be on duty from Saturday 31st March until Saturday 14th April, excluding Sundays.

BID Breakfast Update - River Ness Flood Alleviation Scheme

There was an excellent turnout from businesses at the Business Breakfast to hear Matt Smith (below right) the Principal Engineer for The Highland Council's Flood Team talk about the plans for the River Ness Flood Alleviation Scheme. He described it as an exciting project which offered the opportunity to develop the vista of Inverness’s greatest asset and improve its linkage and engagement with people.

Planning Application Approved for 92-94 Academy Street!

Responding to today’s decision by the South Planning Committee to approve the planning applications by Arc Estates for a new hotel building at 92-94 Academy Street Inverness BID Manager (BID) Mike Smith said “We are delighted with this unanimous decision by the Planning Committee which is extremely important to ensuring the strengthening of the city centre economy.

FREE SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP

Interested in learning how social media can benefit your business?Social Media is now regarded as one of the most powerful ways to get your message across!

Perth Wins Competition to become Scotland's 7th City!

Perth will become Scotland's seventh city after winning a UK competition marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.The town based its bid on Perth's history as Scotland's first capital. Its city status was removed in 1975 as part of a local government shake-up.Perth was one of 25 towns across the UK which applied for the civic honour in the jubilee competition.Two other UK towns, Chelmsford in England and St Asaph in Wales, will also become cities.There are 66 cities in the UK - 50 in England, five in Wales, six in Scotland and five in Northern Ireland.

INVERNESS IS THE BEST BAR NONE

Johnny Foxes/The Den were the winners of the night’s main award and are officially the “Best Bar in Scotland”.The Gellions were awarded “The Health Award” one of the 4 other awards on offer to licensed premises throughout Scotland.Best Bar None is a nationally recognised awards scheme for licensed premises and currently runs in over 80 locations across the UK. This year 285 premises throughout Scotland took part in the assessment process.

Syndicate content

Keep up to date

  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • Facebook

Latest News

Forthcoming Events

«  
  »
S M T W T F S
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30