On Saturday 2 December, Barrhead will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland as we begin the countdown to Christmas with the annual Big Barrhead Christmas Lights Switch On, and the date was announced with a fantastically funny video featuring businesses from across the town!
The ever changing weather didn’t do much to deter the hundreds of kids who turned out to take part in the first (hopefully!) annual ‘all about Barrhead’ Easter Egg Hunt.
Managed by the local business improvement district, which is funded by all 149 local businesses in the town centre, the day saw over 150 chocolate eggs dished out to hunters scouring the town for ‘Golden Tickets’, following clues posted on social media.Read more
The Big Barrhead Christmas Lights Switch On took place on Saturday 3rd December 2016 and was a great success. The event was the first large event to be organised and paid for by the businesses and organisations within Barrhead Town Centre through the new Business Improvement District. We hope both businesses and visitors to the area had a profitable and enjoyable day and enjoy the run down of what went on and the photos from the event below.Read more
To celebrate the launch of the Barrhead Business Improvement District and European Mobility Week, we invite you to 'Leave Your Car at Home' and visit Barrhead town centre.
The outgoing Steering Group is now seeking nominations from those eligible businesses (all eligible levy payers) located within the BID area to create a the BID Board of Directors. There will be 12 on the Board, with 1 representatives from both East Renfrewshire Council and Police Scotland. The Steering Group would like to encourage a representative mix of Board members that includes the following business categories: Independent Businesses, National Organisations, Leisure and Hospitality, Retail, Non Retail, Beauty and Leisure, Charitable Organisations, Professional and Financial, Business located across Main St, Westbourne Centre and Cross Arthurlie Street.Read more