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St Peters Quarter BID News Update issue 130

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Issue No 130             December 2014

 

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This week's Christmas Entertainment

The BID has arranged a host of events to entertain Christmas shoppers

 

Thursday 18 December - Lolliana returns for one afternoon only, from 2 pm at St Peters Cross, followed by Danieal at 4 pm. From 6 pm the Derbyshire Police Choir will be singing carols around the patch and Bill Bailey's Jazz Band is on Victoria Street.

 

Saturday 20 December - Danieal and Lily are singing from 11 am onwards at St Peters Cross, and Santa is out and about around the area from late morning onwards. The Salvation Army are performing at Derby Riverlights bus station 10-noon, and the Christmas market continues in East Street.

The Police choir will be singing once more in Victoria Street (Noon-2 pm)

 

And don't miss the Christmas grotto in Eagle Market (11am - 4pm Thursday - Saturday) with a very large Snowman also joining in the fun at the weekend.

 

Derby City Council announce end of CCTV coverage

city council logoDerby City Council have announced that the operation of public area CCTV in the city centre will cease on the 31 March 2015. After this date the monitoring of the cameras will end and the process of decommissioning the equipment will commence.


 The public area CCTV system was introduced specifically to deter and detect crime and has additionally helped reassure people and reduce the fear of crime. Both the Cathedral Quarter and St Peters Quarter BID's have stated their concerns over this decision and will keep businesses informed of any developments.

 

Media Coverage this Christmas

SPQ logoIn the lead up to Christmas the St Peters Quarter BID occasionally receive requests from the local media for information regarding Christmas activities, sales and events.


If your business has any special plans, are selling any unique or unusual items or you have any other information which you may wish to have publicised please let us know by contacting the BID office on 01332 419053 or via email.

 

St Peters Quarter Loyalty Scheme

Don't forget that businesses with a St Peters Quarter Loyalty Offer can make it a great start to 2015, with cash prizes up to £100 if you achieve the qualifying minimum of 15 scans during December. Full rules have been issued to each business with an offer.

 

And your customers benefit to! If they scan at least one of the many deals currently featuring on the scheme during December, their name will go into a draw for £50 of St Peters Quarter shopping vouchers.

 

Please contact the BID office for further information email

 

12 Days of Christmas Campaign

city council logoDerby City Council's campaign providing information and advice on safety over the Christmas period is accessible via the following link.

 

Please do continue to report any non-emergency incidents on 101 (emergency 999). If you possess a Store Watch radio, please ensure it is in working order and staff are trained in its usage.

 

As a reminder, St Peters Quarter Street Champions are based at the following businesses: Cape and Cowl, Green Lane, Jeffery Jones St Peters Churchyard, Greenwoods Menswear, St Peters Street, G Wathall & Son, Macklin Street and , most recently, Soundbites on the Morledge. Businesses without a radio, but in the immediate vicinity of a street champion, can place messages over the champion's radio.

 

Diary Dates

whats onForthcoming Events in St Peters Quarter include:

 

Thursday 18 December -  Lolliana from 2 pm and Danieal at 4 pm, both at St Peters Cross, with carols from Derbyshire Police Choir at 6 pm and Bill Bailey Jazz Band in Victoria Street from late afternoon.

And don't miss the Eagle Market Santa's grotto, open until 4pm (Thursday - Saturday)

 

Saturday 20 December -  Santa is in St Peters Quarter from late morning, and Lily and Danieal will be singing Christmas from 11 am at St Peters Cross;  the Salvation Army are at the bus station 10-Noon and Derbyshire Police Choir on Victoria Street from Noon - 2 pm.

The Christmas market continues over Saturday and Sunday in East Street and the Eagle Market Santa's Grotto is open from 11 am until 4 pm. (with a very large Santa joining in the fun too)

 

Monday 22 December - Lily sings Christmas from 2 - 4 pm at St Peters Cross.,and St Peters in the City continue from 4 - 7pm with Carols for Peace

 

Tuesday 23 December - Newhall Brass Band from Noon-2 pm at St Peters Cross followed by Lily, until 4pm

  

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk  or www.stpetersquarter.co.uk   

 

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St Peters Quarter BID News Update issue 129

 

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Issue No 129             December 2014

 

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This week's Christmas Entertainment

The BID has arranged a wide variety of entertainment for Christmas shoppers. 

On Thursday 11 December Kezia will be performing at St Peters Cross, from 2 pm, followed by Rag Tag Misfits at 4 pm. Bill Bailey Jazz Band are on Victoria Street and Dance Tek will be reprising their festive entertainment at St Peters Cross until 7 pm.

 

On Saturday 13 December Danieal and Lily return to provide festive songs from 11 am onwards at St Peters Cross, and don't miss the Scrooge stilt walker plus a very large Snowman who will be parading around St Peters Quarter from late morning.

 

The Christmas market in East Street continues over Saturday and Sunday.

 

St Peters Quarter Loyalty Scheme

The St Peters Quarter Loyalty Incentive scheme makes a return for the festive season. 

 

Businesses in the BID area can win up to £100 as a cash prize for their teams, dependent on the number of till side scans of your Loyalty offer that are obtained.

 

Your customers will also benefit as every time they scan they will gain entry into a month end prize draw for £50 in shopping vouchers for St Peters Quarter area 

 

Businesses with current offers have been advised of the full terms of the incentive scheme. As soon as you place an offer you will be included. Don't miss out.  If you have any questions please contact the BID project office by email or telephone on 01332 41950

 

12 Days of Christmas Campaign

city council logoDerby City Council have launched their '12 days of Christmas' campaign providing information and advice on safety over the Christmas period. 

 

As part of the campaign, Community Safety Officers and the Police will be handing out crime prevention items at the Post Office and the Bus Station on 11 December. For further information please click here 

 

Media Coverage Opportunity

derby telegraphThe Derby Telegraph has contacted the St Peters Quarter BID requesting information from local businesses about their Christmas arrangements. In particular they are interested in hearing about any special plans you may have and in highlighting some of the unique or unusual items your business may be selling this year.

 

If you would like us to forward information about your business, please contact the BID office on 01332 419050 or via email  by 12 noon on Wednesday 10 December.

 

Successful Business Support Day

The BID's Business Support Day, held on Wednesday 3 December, enabled businesses with queries about the Derby Townscape Heritage Initiative to receive expert advice from Derby City Council representatives. 

 

Attendees confirmed they now had a better understanding of how to proceed and welcomed the initiative.

 

Further Business Support days are planned during 2015

 

Diary Dates

whats onForthcoming Events in St Peters Quarter include:

 

Thursday 11 December - Kezia and Rag Tag Misfits feature at St Peters Cross from 2 pm, Bill Bailey Jazz on Victoria Street and Dance Tek troupe from 5pm. 

 

Saturday 13 December -  Danieal and Lily sing from 11 am at St Peters Cross; and look out for Scrooge the stilt walker, and a very tall Snowman, out and about in the area from 11 am

 

Saturday 13 December - Derby Live's Christmas Market continues in East Street over Saturday and Sunday

 

Sunday 14 December - Coca Cola Christmas Lorry comes to Derby, based at Cathedral Green. Last year this attraction generated large crowds throughout the city.

 

For more information on these and other events in the area, please visit : www.visitderby.co.uk  or www.stpetersquarter.co.uk   

 

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