New Manager For Royston First BID

New Manager For Royston First BID

Royston Business Improvement District (BID), Royston First, has appointed a new manager to support the town’s businesses and deliver key services and projects.

Paul Brown, a business owner himself, has taken on the new role, having previously managed Love Newmarket BID, representing over 350 businesses in Newmarket, Suffolk.

Paul contributed to several initiatives that improved both the standing of the organisation and the district. Prior to working in Newmarket, Paul worked as a Director at Bury St Edmunds BID between 2018 and 2019.

Royston First BID is currently in the last year of its third term, and this November, will be asking businesses who are BID levy payers to cast their vote for the ballot, in the hope the BID can be renewed for another 5-year term, from 2024 to 2029.

The aim of the BID is to support the local economy and help to make Royston a more vibrant place to live and work, through delivering on projects which enhance the town.

On Tuesday 4th July, Paul, along with the Mayor and Town Crier, will be visiting independent businesses in the town centre.

For the remainder of the week, the campaign will continue with stories shared, raising awareness of all the ways people can support and encourage the Royston community to eat and shop locally.

The campaign, organised by Royston First, is an important opportunity to showcase the diverse variety of independent businesses Royston has to offer.

Paul explains, “As a business owner, I fully understand the hard work and dedication that goes into running an independent business. This event will not only celebrate businesses in town but also remind everyone that in order for our high street to flourish, we all have a responsibility to support it. Please shop local and support your independents”.

Independent’s Week is another example of the excellent work carried out by Royston First which recently included the well-attended Coronation Event and the beautiful hanging baskets in the town centre.

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