COVID-19 – Advice for staying safe Cheltenham

  1. Cheltenham events and festivals which have been cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus

    This pandemic is a fast moving situation and whilst we will try to keep this list updated we recommend that you also check directly on the websites of the venues hosting the events/festivals.

    25 Mar 2020
  2. Coronavirus takeaways and delivery service Cheltenham restaurants

    The coronavirus outbreak has hit our local businesses hard. Many restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels are being proactive by offering a takeaway and/or delivery service...

    19 Mar 2020
  3. Cheltenham hotels open during coronavirus pandemic

    Many of our local hotels have sadly closed this week due to the Coronavirus pandemic. If you are a key worker requiring accommodation this poses a significant problem...

    25 Mar 2020
  4. Cheltenham playgrounds closed due to coronavirus

    Following yesterday’s closure of the play areas in Pittville, Montpellier and Sandford parks, today (Monday 23 March), the council have agreed to close all remaining play areas, skate parks, multi-use games areas, outdoor fitness stations and tennis courts until further notice, to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19.

    23 Mar 2020
  5. Helping local businesses during coronavirus in Cheltenham

    There are many ways you can support local businesses online during these unsettled times...

    20 Mar 2020
  6. Free parking for Gloucestershire’s NHS and social care workers

    Designated COVID-19 key workers can now park free of charge in selected council-owned car parks whilst carrying out their key tasks.

    27 Mar 2020
  7. Car parks closed near parks Cheltenham

    Following the advice of Gloucestershire Police, Cheltenham Borough Council has made the decision to close all car parks from today (Friday 27 March) that service the borough’s parks and open spaces. 

    27 Mar 2020
  8. Government Coronavirus measures: Changes to Gloucestershire bus services from Monday 30th March

    Stagecoach West are making critical changes to bus services across Gloucestershire from Monday 30 March, in response to Government advice on avoiding non-essential travel, whilst still being able to accommodate the need for travel by key workers, such as NHS staff.

    27 Mar 2020
  9. Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Cheltenham Science Festival cancelled

    It is with heavy hearts that we share the following devastating news about the Cheltenham Jazz Festival and Cheltenham Science Festival...

    17 Mar 2020
  10. Cheltenham Music Festival 2020

    Cheltenham Music Festival (3 – 12 July 2020) is due to go on sale to Members tomorrow Wednesday 25 March and go on General sale on Wednesday 1 April.  Considering the continuing uncertainty about how long social distancing will need to be practised in the UK, we are taking the decision to delay the on-sale dates for Cheltenham Music Festival.

    24 Mar 2020