Thank you for voting YES!

Thank you for voting YES!

Bilston BID is delighted to announce the strong backing from businesses who have overwhelmingly voted YES to continue the BID for another Five Years. An impressive 60% of votes cast were in favour of Bilston BID.  Every business which pays a BID levy had the...

Robin 2 receives crucial Government crisis funding

Robin 2 receives crucial Government crisis funding

Bilston's Robin 2 has become the latest venue in the region to receive crucial funding to designed to help it survive the coronavirus pandemic. The famous venue has been awarded £115,000 as part of the Government's £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund aimed as keeping...

Barclays axes Bilston branch as high street cull continues

Barclays axes Bilston branch as high street cull continues

Barclays is set to close another local bank – with bosses claiming reduced footfall was behind the decision. The branch on Lichfield Street, Bilston, will close its doors on May 7, as Barclays continues to axe dozens of banks across the country. Last June it shut down...

COVID Compliant Scheme

COVID Compliant Scheme

Other than a full lockdown, probably the biggest concern in retail, is a lack of confidence from the vulnerable, who are wary about venturing out into busy shopping areas. To try and reassure them, City of Wolverhampton Council will be sending teams out to talk to...

Levy Invoices

Levy Invoices

The BID Board are always willing to listen to the views and opinions of the businesses in the town and as many of you are still struggling after lockdown, we have made the decision to review the current BID Levy Invoices. Although every business should have benefitted...

Steel Stock Music Festival 2019

Steel Stock Music Festival 2019

As fortunate as we were with the weather for the seaside event, we were equally unlucky for the second SteelStock Music event in June. Despite adding a big name in Jaki Graham, the attendance was massively affected by the rain, which began early in the day and...

A Safer Bilston with WM Now

A Safer Bilston with WM Now

A safer Bilston with WM Now Many of you will have already met Acting Sgt Lee Wood from West Midlands Police, who is busy setting up a system so that businesses in Bilston can be alerted to any incidents of crime. This further strengthens other measures, already in...

Bilston Cirque De Noel

Bilston Cirque De Noel

Bilston BID Manager Simon Archer has successfully applied for funding from the West Midlands Combined Authority, to put on a large event just before Christmas. The WMCA has given us £27,000 to put on the event, so this has not cost the businesses a penny. The event...