Pillar 4

Canva Training Workshop for BID Businesses

Canva Training Workshop for BID Businesses

As part of our Digital Support campaign, we will be running a Canva workshop in the BID meeting room on Wednesday 2nd November at 5.30pm.   Canva is a free-to-use online graphic design tool, a great resource for marketing and can be used to create social media posts,...

Eco-Friendly Initiatives – An Informal Discussion

Eco-Friendly Initiatives – An Informal Discussion

As part of our commitment to help BID businesses improve their green credentials, we are facilitating a meeting on 27th July at 5.30pm, for businesses to take part in an informal discussion on how Ilkley BID, Climate Action Ilkley & Plastic Free Ilkley can help...

New Town Centre Map

New Town Centre Map

Under Pillar 3 we are committed to developing maps/visitor guides and trails to enhance the visitor experience. In June 2022 Ilkley BID began to distribute the new town centre map to various locations including the Ilkley Tourist Information Centre. Thanks to local...

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...

Leeds TV Filming Independent Coffee Shops & Cafes

Leeds TV Filming Independent Coffee Shops & Cafes

Ilkley BID arranged for LocalTV to film about the independent coffee shops and cafes in Ilkley. The aim of the film was to showcase all our cafes and coffeeshops to promote the town as a great place to visit.  The film covers shots of all our independent cafes in the...

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...

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...

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...

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