Paul Sweeney – BID Huntingdon Town Manager
Paul comes to us with a wealth of experience in business development, customer and audience engagement and event planning.
He’s a recognisable face from around the town and we are sure is no stranger to many of you, in his spare time he works with a number of local charities, he also oversaw the recent redevelopment and reopening of The Commemoration Hall on Huntingdon High Street.
He’s hugely invested in making Huntingdon THE destination for our community. His passion for Huntingdon is infectious and we are sure he will be a huge asset to the BID team.
Mags Clark – BID Huntingdon Deputy Manager/Project Co-ordinator
Mags joins the BID Team with a wealth of experience of both the Retail, Education and Local Authority worlds. Bringing her corporate knowledge and desire to make the community a more engaged and pleasant place to live and work, she is pleased to be able to use her skills in her new role as Deputy BID Manager, supporting Paul.
Sharon Wright – BID Huntingdon Town Ranger
The Town Ranger role is a large part of the work that BID Huntingdon deliver since February 2013.
The Rangers role is very diverse and no week is the same. The core responsibility of the Ranger is to regularly engage with businesses in the business improvement area and promote BID projects and events. Additionally the Ranger provides an ambassadorial presence in the town centre by assisting visitors with directions and tourist information.
The Town Ranger also acts as eyes and ears for other agencies such as the Police and Councils, throughout the day the Ranger will patrol the streets of the town centre and report ASB, cleaning and maintenance issues. The Ranger is equipped with radios, which connect them to the Town Centre CCTV Operations allowing them to report ASB concerns and share intelligence regarding retail crime to shops. They also have access to first aid equipment which allows them to provide immediate emergency first aid to members of the public before an ambulance arrives.