Festive free parking

Festive free parking

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To support local Christmas events and small businesses in the borough the council will provide free parking on three dates over the festive season.

The first of these dates is Sunday, 19 November for the Christmas lights switch-on in Tewkesbury town centre, free parking will be available in borough council run car parks to support this event.

The borough council will also be supporting Small Business Saturday - a national initiative to encourage consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. In order to encourage residents and visitors to support local traders and businesses when stocking up on Christmas goodies, free parking will be offered in Tewkesbury and Winchcombe in borough council run car parks on Saturday, 2 December.

Winchcombe shoppers can also take advantage of free parking (in borough council run car parks) on the last Saturday before Christmas, 23 December - to help local businesses with trade and shoppers with their last-minute search for the perfect gifts.

To find out more about the individual events visit:

Small Business Saturday UK

Small Business Saturday UK is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support.

Visit Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury is an historic riverside town in Gloucestershire. Tewkesbury Abbey, medieval streets and a traditional high street full of independent shops.

Experience Winchcombe

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