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Digital Health Checks for BID Businesses

Digital Health Checks for BID Businesses

  Ilkley BID are offering digital health checks to BID Businesses. We understand that every business is different with different requirements and technical abilities so after an initial review, all participating business will receive at least one of the following...

Business Networking Sessions

Business Networking Sessions

On Wednesday 27th April we hosted our first lunch time networking session in our newly refurbished meeting room at the Town Hall with the intention for BID businesses to improve connections and gain networking connections with other Ilkley business owners and...

ILKLEY IS NAMED AS THE SUNDAY TIMES BEST PLACE TO LIVE 2022

ILKLEY IS NAMED AS THE SUNDAY TIMES BEST PLACE TO LIVE 2022

Ilkley has been named as the Best Place to Live by The Sunday Times, topping a list of 70 locations which represent the best of the UK. The annual prestigious Sunday Times Best Places to Live 2022 guide has been released online today with an edited version available...

BID Meeting Room Upgrade and Refurbishment

BID Meeting Room Upgrade and Refurbishment

The BID Meeting Room has now been completed in the Town Hall building and is available to businesses and local community groups free of charge on a ‘fair use’ basis. The space has been upgraded with digital facilities, re-decorated, and re-carpeted and includes, new...

Family Event for the Discover Ilkley app launch

Family Event for the Discover Ilkley app launch

A FAMILY event took place at All Saints Church, Ilkley on Saturday 2nd April 2022 to showcase the official launch of the Discover Ilkley app. The event was a great success after social media marketing and press releases to market the event.  The two hour fun...

Easter Bunny Hunt – Interactive Trail

Easter Bunny Hunt – Interactive Trail

As part of our commitment to market the town and encourage footfall, an Easter Bunny Hunt was arranged in the town centre during the Easter school holidays. The interactive trail was hosted on the LoyalFree app and visitors to the town had to follow the trail around...

Spring/Summer 2022 Quarterly Printed Newsletter

Spring/Summer 2022 Quarterly Printed Newsletter

The Ilkley BID quarterly newsletter has now been distributed to businesses.  If you have been missed please get in touch to arrange for a copy to be sent to you or you can download a digital copy here.  

Be Part of the Ilkley Gift Card Scheme

Be Part of the Ilkley Gift Card Scheme

It's now time for businesses to register their details to accept the new gift card. SIGN UP HERE Registration should be straightforward but if you have any issues, please let us know and we will sort it out: info@ilkleybid.co.uk. For any queries about the gift card...

Funded Photography Service

Funded Photography Service

llkley BID are funding BID businesses to get professional business photography done entirely for free by local Photographer, Heidi Marfitt. The service entitles you to two fully edited shots, with the option to purchase further shots at a special discount of £15 each...

Headline Sponsor – Ilkley Business Awards 2022

Headline Sponsor – Ilkley Business Awards 2022

Ilkley BID are proud to be the headline sponsor of the 2022 Ilkley Business Awards that are taking place 18th March 2022. The Awards are run by a small voluntary committee and is funded by sponsorhips from local businesses.  Without the backing of the Ilkley Business...

Call for content for Sparkling Bradford Winter

Call for content for Sparkling Bradford Winter

Visit Bradford, The Broadway Bradford, Bradford Business Improvement District (BID), Ilkley Business Improvement District (BID) and Bradford Council are currently working on the new Sparkling Bradford Winter campaign. Following the success of the summer campaign, they...

A new digital website for Ilkley

A new digital website for Ilkley

Discover Ilkley is regenerating into a digital platform to promote business, events, tourism and loyalty within the town. The new website will launch at the end of October with a focus on discovering hidden gems and favourites for both Ilkley locals and visitors...

Tesco Ilkley

Tesco Ilkley

Tesco Ilkley is proud to be part of the local community and colleagues in store are always looking for ways to help improve the town and the local area. Tesco Community Grants allow customers to vote with blue tokens for local community groups and charities to receive...

Covid-19 Vaccines All You Need To Know

Covid-19 Vaccines All You Need To Know

Covid-19 vaccinations are now underway in the Bradford District.  The attached booklet has been created to answer questions and help the public understand the vaccination process. Download ↓

Roadmap out of lockdown

Roadmap out of lockdown

With stage 1 of the roadmap already in place with the return of children to schools on the 8th March, we now prepare for the remaining stages that will see our high street reopen. The reopening of the economy is guided by the continuing fast pace of Covid-19...

New BID Manager appointed

New BID Manager appointed

The Ilkley BID board of directors welcome the appointment of Felicity Gains as Ilkley BID Manager from the 1st February, taking over from predecessor Helen Rhodes, who has been leading the BID since its beginning in 2019. Felicity has lived and worked within the local...

Ilkley BID launches Voluntary Membership

Ilkley BID launches Voluntary Membership

  AN increased interest from local businesses has prompted Ilkley BID to offer a voluntary membership scheme to LS29 businesses who previously were not eligible due to their size or location. The BID was formed in June 2019 after more than a year of consultations...

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