Truro BID

Press Coverage & Testimonials 

PR coverage 


Truro’s new Christmas lights to be switched on at huge event later this month (Nov)

Truro gears up for festive season with spectacular Christmas lights switch-on, parade and market (Nov)

Truro's late night shopping will be going ahead for the lead-up to Christmas (Oct)

Father Christmas is coming to Truro Cathedral (Oct)

Truro has BIG Christmas Market plans (Oct)

Day of entertainment in Truro city centre to celebrate Tour of Britain (Sep)

Antiques and Collectables Markets back in Lemon Quay, Truro (July)

Children's Day takes over Truro city centre later this month (June)

Truro BID launches DISC to help crime reduction (June)

Truro shops offer £5 bargains as part of two-week Fiver Fest (June)

Truro antique market returns post lockdown (June)


Colourful mural brightens up Pydar Pop up community space

Truro’s Christmas lights to be switched off to mark Covid deaths

Truro Late night shopping confirmed in lead-up to Christmas

Cathedral of light to illuminate Truro roundabout this Christmas

Reindeer in Truro will brighten up the city

Truro Christmas Lights Switch-on for shoppers


Truro to be pedestrianised for shoppers as city reopens on Monday

More details than ever in Truro's £5 Super Saver Scheme


Coppice Theatre to perform Jack's Frosty Stories

Everything you need to know about the Father Christmas Parade through Truro

Truro Trend - Dozens of Truro Shops are offering discounts this weekend

Truro Antiques and Collectables Market on Lemon Quay

Truro is getting its largest ever clean up of the city

Cleaning up the streets of Truro

45 special offers and events on Truro Children’s Day

Freebies and offers at children's fun day 2019 in Truro

33 amazing bargains you can get for a fiver in Truro on Super Saver Monday 

Truro’s £5 Super Saver Monday scheme

Mondays in Truro just got bigger and better!


The magical night of Truro City of Lights Parade in 18 fabulous pictures (includes Christmas Lights)

Truro City of Lights lantern parade 2018 - parking, route, times, transport and all you need to know (includes Christmas lights switch-on)

Lionel's Lights ready for great switch on

This is where you can park for free in Truro in the run-up to Christmas

Truro town crier's Christmas Lights donation

Truro’s Christmas reindeer procession timings, route and parking details

Truro City Clean Up
Truro Trend starts on Monday

Truro Trend Fashion Week & the Catwalk in the Cathedral
Late night summer shopping in Truro 
August late night shopping to launch in Truro
Truro BID's Knight in shining armour


Free parking in Truro could be repeated more often
Truro's evening economy
Thousands watch as Santa and his real reindeer visited from Lapland
The Entertainer brings leader of the Autobots to Truro
All you need to know about Christmas in Truro

Arrival of high quality store ensures that business is booming in Truro

New organisers and sponsor for Truro Reindeer parade

Campaign to boost Truro trade in the run-up to Christmas

Five more years for Truro BID



“By playing an active part in the Business Improvement District, Mallets Home Hardware benefits from opportunities to promote our business and offer to a wider reaching audience.We are proud to be contributing to our town centre, for the greater good of Truro. The BID has been brilliant value for money for us.”  Sid Weeks, Store Manager at Malletts Home Hardware

“The BID is a vital resource. It ensures that we all pay our share towards creating a trading environment that entices people away from their computer screens and back to our beautiful town centre.”  Oliver Trevail, owner at Trevails, River Street

“Thousands of people choose to visit, shop and work in the town centre every day and the BID has been instrumental in making Truro an even more positive and vibrant place to be all year round.”  Gill Tripp, Store Manager at Marks & Spencer

“We all share an aspiration that the City centre is vibrant and attractive to residents and visitors.To achieve this the BID is essential to support the marketing and street scene particularly at Christmas and to provide events and promotional activities.” Roger Gazzard, Truro City Council Town Clerk

“The BID scheme directly improves my trading environment outside my office door but it also benefits my clients, existing or new, by giving the City a feel of ‘quality and care’. Floral decorations and a festive lighting scheme make a huge difference to the impression they take away.” Keith Parsons, owner at KML Financial Services, Lemon Street and Chairman of the Truro BID