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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...

Hidden Ilkley

Hidden Ilkley

The Hidden Ilkley project took place at the beginning of 2021 with the purpose of highlighting the non-retail business that are based in Ilkley, and to showcase how they play a part in the vibrant and interesting commercial activity of the town. Five businesses took...

Ilkley Gazette Business Spotlights

Ilkley Gazette Business Spotlights

Ilkley BID partnerned with the Ilkey Gazette newspaper to showcase 4 businesses in each week's newspaper publication. This was a chance for businesses to shout about themselves and share updates with readers of any changes they may have made through the lockdowns or...

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...

Sarah Siddons Financial Planning

Sarah Siddons Financial Planning

We provide goals-based financial planning to help our clients plan for an enjoyable retirement. Too many people have no clear idea about how much money they will need to retire with so we help them work out their retirement goals, creating an action plan to understand...

Dillions Premium Fitness

Dillions Premium Fitness

Dillons is a Personal Training studio based in Ilkley, run by brothers, Richard and Jon Dillon. "We offer 1:1, 2:1 and Small Group Personal Training, so if you want to train on your own, with a friend or in a group, we have got you covered!  Established in 2010 we are...

Specsavers

Specsavers

Established for over 12 years Specsavers Opticians and hearing centre in Ilkley offers everything you would expect from a local eye health and hear care centre. We now have the latest technology for eye examinations including the OCT 3d retinal scanner, contact lens...

The Little Teahouse

The Little Teahouse

The Little Tea House is open 6 days a week and is located between the central Ilkley car park and The Grove, Ilkley, The Little Teahouse is a well established independent tearoom. serving breakfasts, lunches, homemade cakes and scones as well as afternoon teas in a...

Yorkshire Flower Essences

Yorkshire Flower Essences

​Located in a delightful Victorian cottage in the Ilkley Manor House Courtyard, Yorkshire Flower Essences offer a range of hand made Flower and Vibrational Essences. Flower Essences have been made in Ilkley for over 50 years, originally by Dr Arthur Bailey in 1967....

2021 Ilkley Food Festival – BID Member Discount

2021 Ilkley Food Festival – BID Member Discount

The Ilkley Food and Drink Festival has been announced for 2021 and will be taking place at East Holmes Field in Ilkley.  The event has been rearranged from last year's cancelled slot to June 12-13th 2021. To ensure that Ilkley businesses are represented, BID manager;...

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...

Top Tips for getting back to business on the 12th April

Top Tips for getting back to business on the 12th April

You will all be busy preparing for your business to reopen, so we have put together a guide of some Marketing tips to attract customers back to your doors. Signage Get your Signage and shop front looking inviting. Contact the BID for social distancing signs and...

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...

Hidden Ilkley – Ilkley Motor Company

Hidden Ilkley – Ilkley Motor Company

Tucked away in a busy side street Ilkley Motor Company is a trusted, friendly, family run business that specialises in buying, selling and sourcing cars. For car enthusiasts the Ilkley Motor Company showroom on Little Lane Ilkley, is filled with an eclectic mix of...

Hidden Ilkley – Knolls Yarn

Hidden Ilkley – Knolls Yarn

From behind a heavy wooden door in Wells Road Ilkley, Knoll Yarns trades its wares across the globe. Supplying fashion houses Chanel, Burberry, Ralph Lauren and Prada, Ilkley based Knoll Yarns is a global business trading in 36 countries. The company’s yarn...

Hidden Ilkley – Ison Harrison Solicitors

Hidden Ilkley – Ison Harrison Solicitors

Overlooking the Grove in Ilkley, just a few doors down from Betty’s Tea rooms, Ison Harrison Solicitors has been serving the local community for over 10 years. This branch of the Yorkshire based legal practice specialises in Wills and Probate, Residential and Family...

Hidden Ilkley – 247 Nursing

Hidden Ilkley – 247 Nursing

From a business formed round the kitchen table, to one that now supplies over 600 nurses across the UK When Janet Smith set up 247 Nursing at her kitchen table in 2000, she never imagined that it would grow to its current size and employ 17 members of staff. The...

Hidden Ilkley – Halliday Clark Architects

Hidden Ilkley – Halliday Clark Architects

Strolling around the streets of Ilkley you might have admired renovation and refurbishment projects of some of the town’s buildings. Perhaps a stunning extension or new building projects has caught your eye? It’s very likely that these new builds, conversions and...

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...

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