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The Discover Ilkley App – Festive Augmented Reality Trail

The Discover Ilkley App – Festive Augmented Reality Trail

The Discover Ilkley app brings you a festive augmented reality trail around Ilkley town centre this Christmas.  Residents and visitors are invited to venture into town from 22nd November 2021 to enjoy the trail whilst visiting the shops in Ilkley. The Discover Ilkley...

Ilkley Business Awards 2022

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...

Launch of Easter Trail 2020

Launch of Easter Trail 2020

ILKLEY BID have partnered with LoyalFree to create an interactive Easter egg hunt around Ilkley town centre which is taking place from Monday, March 29th until April 18th. More than 20 Ilkley businesses are taking part in the Easter Trail which invites families to...

Hidden Ilkley Campaign

Hidden Ilkley Campaign

The HIDDEN Ilkley campaign has been launched on the Discover Ilkley website and aims to showcase non-retail businesses in Ilkley. Featuring firms based in and around the town centre, the initiative, organised by Ilkley BID looks at their links with Ilkley, as well as...

Ilkley BID Launches new Discover Ilkley Website

Ilkley BID Launches new Discover Ilkley Website

Ilkley BID has launched new website; Discover Ilkley which has been locally created by local web designer Jos Mountcastle commissioned to develop and design the site.  The project has been a joint initiative with Ilkley Town Council who warmly support the Discover...

Ilkley BID launches Discover Ilkley at Christmas Campaign

Ilkley BID launches Discover Ilkley at Christmas Campaign

AFTER an exceptionally challenging year for local businesses, Ilkley BID has engaged the help of Christmas elves to bring some much-needed cheer to the town and encourage residents to shop local this year. As part of the ‘Discover Ilkley at Christmas’ campaign local...

Ilkley To You

Ilkley To You

At the start of the Lockdown in March 2020, we launched the "Ilkley To You" campaign which was aimed at supporting the local businesses who were able to continue trading during the coronavirus pandemic with the message ‘If you can’t come to Ilkley, let Ilkley come to...

Place Dashboard

Place Dashboard

Ilkley BID has signed up for the Place Dashboard software which will enable us to monitor footfall in the town. The software is able to roll back the data by 12 months which will be useful in seeing pre-covid levels and measure progress in returning to the same level...

LoyalFree

LoyalFree

Ilkley BID have partnered with the award-winning place promotion app LoyalFree to provide free advertising for local businesses. This service is free for all Ilkley BID levy payers and is simple to set up. The app is up and running in 20+ towns and cities so far and...

It’s an Ilkley Christmas

It’s an Ilkley Christmas

The Ilkley BID Christmas guide was produced to help promote the Ilkley Retailers and offered budget, luxury and quirky gift ideas from shops and businesses in the Ilkley area.  7,500 copies of the colourful twelve page guide were printed and we distributed 6,000 via...

The Ilkley Elf Trail 2019

The Ilkley Elf Trail 2019

As part of the Ilkley Christmas campaign, the BID set up a Christmas Elf Trail in Ilkley Town Centre to help businesses get more footfall over the Christmas 2019 period.  The BID arranged for 50 cheeky elves to be arranged in shop windows and trail Sheets were created...

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