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Decision details

Events Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider outcomes of Tour of Britain project and context within future Cheltenham Festival of cycling events




1.    that the preparation of an events programme to support the delivery of the Council’s 5 year strategy to grow the visitor economy that promotes Cheltenham as a world class destination be agreed.


2.    that a budget of £50,000 per annum be built into the base budget to support the delivery of a collaborative Cheltenham events programme which facilitates a mixture of high profile and community led activities and events.


3.    to commit to delivery of a community based cycling event in 2018 and agree to seek to deliver a high profile cycling event in 2019 within the context of an events programme.  Officers to bring back to Cabinet a business case for 2019 one off funding in due course.


4.    that the most effective means of the future delivery of the marketing and events programme be investigated and that a further report be brought back to Cabinet accordingly.

Contact: Tracey Crews, Director of Planning Email: Email:

Report author: Alex Lawson

Publication date: 15/02/2018

Date of decision: 13/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/02/2018

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