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Sign up for the Ilkley Gift Card

Sign up for the Ilkley Gift Card

  To sign up to accept the Ilkley Gift Card please complete the form here. If you experience any setup issues there is a FAQ Page here or you can get in touch with us at: info@ilkleybid.co.uk for help and guidance. WHY SHOULD I SIGN UP? The Ilkley Gift Card...

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...

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...

The Sparkling Bradford Winter Campaign for Ilkley

The Sparkling Bradford Winter Campaign for Ilkley

Ilkley BID teamed up with Sparkling Bradford, Visit Bradford, Bradford BID and The Broadway Shopping Centre to promote events, activities in the Bradford district. Led by Lucky North, an external PR company, Ilkley BID, Bradford BID, The Broadway Shopping Centre and...

LoyalFree Festive Elf Trail 2021

LoyalFree Festive Elf Trail 2021

Back by popular demand the BID organised it's 3rd Festive Elf Trail with 20 elves strategically placed in shop windows around the town centre. The trail was hosted on the LoyalFree app and participants had to scan the QR code with each elf to acknowledge their visit....

Discover Ilkley Business Podcasts

Discover Ilkley Business Podcasts

Ilkley BID teamed up with local radio station Rombalds Radio to create a new series of 10 short podcasts to promote the town and its business community. Extracts of the podcasts were also played on the radio station to encourage people to the listen and the...

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...

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...

Discover Ilkley Lampost Banners

Discover Ilkley Lampost Banners

Ilkley BID have arranged for design and creation of 30 lamp post banners which will be installed throughout the Grove and Brook Street.  To share the cost of installation, the banners will be displayed in between the scheduled times of Ilkley Carnival, Ilkley...

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...

Loyal Free

Loyal Free

Available to Voluntary BID MembersIlkley 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...

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