The switch on of the Clarkston Town Centre BID attracted some 700+ people. Given all of this is funded by the local businesses through the BID it demonstrates the level of commitment from the businesses to improving Clarkston Town Centre.

On the 1st July this year the businesses in Clarkston Town Centre voted yes to the creation of the Clarkston Business Improvement District (BID*) and The Clarkston Town Centre Christmas Lights are one of the first initiatives from the Clarkston BID.

Paul Knight (the BID chair and owner of EAT deli) said ‘The Christmas lights are just the start of the new BID - with a five year plan to help improve Clarkston Town Centre and provide a better trading environment for the businesses in the area. We hope everyone enjoys the new lights and I look forward to telling you more about the BID in the near future.’

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