Huntingdon Business improvement district (BID)
In 2012, Huntingdon businesses were invited to vote for a BID in Huntingdon town centre. Of those who voted, 81% said yes.
A re-BID was voted for in 2017 for the next five-year period and a resounding 86% voted YES.
The BID Huntingdon team continues with key projects detailed in the BID Huntingdon business plan 2017-2022.
Huntingdonshire Business Against Crime (HBAC)
Huntingdonshire Business Against Crime is run by businesses for businesses and operates in Huntingdon, St Ives and St Neots.
The membership adopts a proactive approach to preventing and reducing crime and anti-social behaviour.
HBAC members include businesses small, large, national and international, charities, and local groups.
EDGE Sharper Skills
EDGE helps to address the skills and training needs of local industry. Huntingdonshire is expanding rapidly, particularly with the inward investment focused around Alconbury Enterprise Campus. To capitalise on this opportunity, it’s essential that we develop a robust and skilled workforce.
The EDGE partnership gives companies access to targeted recruitment, training and development services. Our aim is to further support our vibrant economic future through developing the skills and preparing young people entering the job market.
Town Councils (contacts for the clerks)
Chair - Mr Jonathan Pallant, Town Hall, Market Hill, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 5AL ( Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Clerk - Mrs A Benfield, Town Hall, Market Hill, The Old Riverport, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 5AL ( Tel: 01480 388929; Email: email@example.com); Website: http://www.stivestowncouncil.gov.uk
Chair - Stephen William Ferguson
Chair - Ms S Gifford, Town Hall, Market Hill, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3PJ ( Tel: 01480 411883; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Business membership organisations (local contacts for each)
Cambridgeshire Chambers Of Commerce
Phone: 01223 237414
Phone: 07977 429999
Phone: 0808 168 5874
Phone: 020 7379 7400
Phone: 020 3006 2729