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Ways to keep yourself occupied during lockdown

As we enter our sixth week in lockdown, we know that it can be hard to try and keep ourselves motivated and busy. To help you through this time, we’ve put together some top tips on how you can keep yourself occupied and make the most of the situation. Join in with our Virtual Event… Read more »

Christchurch Gardens Update

Work is continuing to progress on the project to transform Christchurch Gardens, and we’re excited to share with you some updated images of the garden. New permeable paving has been laid around the outside of the green area: A new pathway leading to Caxton St has been built: ‘Alcoves’ have been created to feature seating… Read more »

South Westminster BIDs Virtual Event Series – May events added

After a month of successful and sold out events throughout April, The South Westminster BIDs are collaborating with more local partners to continue our Virtual Event Series, throughout May 2020. From masterclasses with Chefs, Andrew Wong and Hannah Catley, and a creative writing workshop with WICKED! to a ‘No-sew T-shirt Bag’ workshop with Sunny Jar… Read more »

South Westminster BIDs Virtual Event Series

The South Westminster BIDs are collaborating with local partners to bring you a series of virtual events, that can be accessed for free from the comfort of your own home. From kids yoga and story telling sessions to a ‘working from home’ webinar and cooking masterclasses with Michelin star chefs, there’s activity on offer for… Read more »

COVID-19 Business Information Hub

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Victoria and Victoria Westminster BIDs have collated a range of resources and guidance to ensure that our local business community has access to official and trusted information, while feeling supported and prepared to act quickly as the situation unfolds. To access the hub click here  

A message from our Chief Executive

Together we are stronger: Ruth Duston OBE, OC The COVID-19 national emergency is a rapidly changing crisis impacting all our lives. In a little over a week we have moved from a largely ‘business as usual’ strategy being adopted by the Government to today, waking up as a society living under the strictest restrictions on… Read more »

Boost your wellbeing when working from home

The current Coronavirus pandemic means many of us are now working from home; which can be an isolating experience if you live alone, or a chaotic one if you live with children or housemates. To help you through this time, we’ve put together put together some top tips on how to boost your wellbeing and… Read more »

Experience your favourite restaurants from the comfort of your home

During the COVID-19 crisis, many local businesses are making sure their customers can still enjoy their favourite dishes and drinks through delivery  services. Here’s a quick guide to what’s on offer locally: Rippon Cheese: Rippon Cheese has been a part of the local community for over 20 years, stocking up to 500 different cheeses from… Read more »

Home working: How to prepare your organisation and staff

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have released some guidance for businesses on how to make sure your organisation is prepared for an increase in home working, and advice on spotting coronavirus (COVID-19) scam emails. The guidance is a useful tool for local businesses as it recommends steps to take… Read more »

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day

Looking for something a little more exciting than a limp bunch of flowers and a card to present to your mum this Mother’s Day? We’ve put together a list of some of the best experiences around Victoria and Westminster to show her how much you care. These are all great value with Privilege Card holders… Read more »