Pillar 4

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

The BID partnered with the Ilkley 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...

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