Blackburn BID – Blackburn Businesses Celebrate! It’s a “YES” for five more years of investment

Blackburn Business Improvement District (BID) are celebrating a “YES” vote from town centre businesses for five more years of investment. A massive 86% were in favour of continuing the work of the BID. The Business Improvement District, which first began work in 2014, includes around 350 traders, commercial organisations and charities in the town centre. The “YES” vote will mean the […]

Blackburn to have extra security this Christmas thanks to the Blackburn BID

The Blackburn Business Improvement District have announced a period of extended security support for key shopping areas of the town. The annual initiative has been extended this year to give retailers extra support in the busy shopping days running up to Christmas. The extra patrols will cover the Townsmoor area as well as key leisure destinations around Vue Cinema and […]

Marketing & Promoting Blackburn with Events and BID Initiatives

Blackburn businesses value marketing and promotional events that increase visitors into the town. We will work in partnership with a range of organisations to develop a calendar of events to attract visitors into the town centre. IF THE BID IS RENEWED WE WILL: Plan and deliver a range of high quality events in partnership with a range of organisations to […]

BIG support for the YES Vote

The giant YES, supporting the BID YES Vote is now out and about around the town. The giant letters will be visiting businesses, organisations and locations across the town over the coming weeks. If you want the ‘YES’ to visit your business to show your support contact us by email at

The BID Highlights their Events and Campaigns

Blackburn has become well-known for the events organised and promoted by the Blackburn BID. Hundreds of thousands of visitors have enjoyed these landmark events and campaigns, along with other BID supported festivals such as the Festival of Making and the Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival. In 2018 visitors have already enjoyed a Vintage Carnival and still to come a full Christmas […]

Businesses urged to Vote ‘YES’ for Blackburn BID

Blackburn town centre businesses are being urged to vote ‘YES’ for a new term for Blackburn Business Improvement District (BID). The Blackburn BID comes to the end of its first five-year term at the end of 2018 and voting papers for a new term to run from 2019 are currently being delivered to around 350 town centre businesses. The Blackburn […]

Support the YES Vote with our Digital Assets

The Blackburn BID has released a set of digital assets to help businesses get behind the Vote YES campaign. As ballot papers start to arrive with town centre businesses, you can show your support on social media, emails, websites and even your window displays. Visit the dedicated page or email if you would like posters. Visit the VOTE YES […]

Looking to the Future – Blackburn BID planning for Five More Years

The Blackburn Business Improvement District (BID) begins the next stage in its renewal process this week as a Consultation Prospectus is distributed to members.

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