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Yorkshire Post-  6th May 2022

The Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide 2022: Ilkley launches gift card to provide a boost to 50 businesses.

Ilkley Gazette-  8th April 2022

Ilkley is named as The Sunday Times Best Place To Live 2022.

Ilkley Gazette-  8th April 2022

ILKLEY Business Improvement District (BID) is urging the Government to stop plans to cut key rail services in the district.

Ilkley Gazette – 29th March 2022

Family event this Saturday for the Discover Ilkley app launch.

Telegraph & Argus-  22nd March 2022

An evening of celebration at the Ilkley Business Awards 2022.

Ilkley Gazette – 10th March 2022

Ilkley BID to launch gift card to boost local economy.

Ilkley Gazette – 22nd February 2022

Ilkley BID welcomes new Chairman and begins recruitment of a new team member.

Ilkley Gazette – 17th February 2022

Ilkley BID welcomes new Chairman and begins recruitment of a new team Lucky resident wins big in the Discover Ilkley prize draw.

Ilkley Gazette – 10th February 2022

Iconic Ilkley location among district’s most romantic to propose.

Telegraph & Argus –  14th December 2021

Bradford businesses can get help to ‘sparkle’ after difficult pandemic year.

Wharfedale Observer-  26th October 2021

Ilkley Business Awards entries are open.

Wharfedale Observer-  20th October 2021

Fundraising appeal launched to transform third Ilkley flowerbed.

Telegraph & Argus –  7th October 2021

£1.2m grant for BIDs in Bradford, Keighley and Ilkley.

Yorkshire Post –  16th May 2021

Why Ilkley is expecting to become a staycation hotspot as lockdown restrictions limit foreign holidays.

Ilkley Gazette –  1st April 2021

Ilkley’s ‘best place to live’ accolade is well deserved.

Ilkley Gazette –  24th March 2021

Discover Ilkley launches interactive Easter Trail competition

Ilkley Gazette –  23rd February 2021

Hidden Ilkley businesses revealed in new BID initiative.

Ilkley Gazette –  9th February 2021

New website launched to showcase all Ilkley has to offer.

Ilkley Gazette –  24th November 2020

Discover Ilkley at Christmas with the help of festive elves!

Yorkshire Evening Post –  10th November 2020

High street is still there and needs support” – coming together to promote local businesses and create Christmas in Ilkley.

Ilkley Gazette –  10th November 2020

Shop local plea in second lockdown.

Ilkley Gazette – 20th October 2020

Interactive halloween trail launched in Ilkley.

Telegraph & Argus – 13th October 2020

Ilkley BID launches voluntary membership to benefit more LS29 businesses.

Telegraph & Argus – 12th October 2020

Creatives sought to light up Bradford this winter.

Telegraph & Argus – 28th September 2020

Ilkley BID receives funding from Town Council for the Discover Ilkley campaign.

Ilkley Gazette – 5th August 2020

App to help businesses and customers in Ilkley.

Telegraph & Argus – 22nd July 2020

Ilkley parking scheme amended by Bradford Council.

Ilkley Gazette – 14th July 2020

Real Food Ilkley enjoys a successful return to The Grove.

Ilkley Gazette – 25th June 2020

Why we must all support our local businesses as lockdown eases.

Telegraph & Argus – 3rd June 2020

Training boost for businesses as BIDs team up.

Ilkley Gazette – 21st May 2020

Winners of Ilkley’s Got Heart appeal prize draw announced.

Ilkley Gazette – 19th May 2020

Ilkley BID joins nationwide campaign to support retail, hospitality and leisure sector.

Ilkley Gazette – 12th May 2020

Business team working together to rebuild district’s economy.

Ilkley Gazette – 13th April 2020

Campaign urges people to become lifesavers at home.

Ilkley Gazette – 2nd April 2020

Ilkley BID Launches Ilkley To You Campaign.

Ilkley Gazette – 17th Feb 2020

Ilkley brand among group’s next targets.

Ilkley Gazette – 14th Jan 2020

Ilkley businesses invited to free green event.

Ilkley Gazette – 29th October 2019

Ilkley BID conducting formal parking survey.

Ilkley Gazette – 1st October 2019

Ilkley BID cleans up the town centre streets.

Ilkley Gazette – 27th Aug 2019

Headline sponsor announced for Ilkley Business Awards.

StrayFM – 12th Aug 2019

Parking scheme in Ilkley divides public.

Ilkley Gazette – 8th Aug 2019

Ilkley’s parking scheme is slammed.

Ilkley Gazette – 9th July 2019

Businesses invited to be part of 5-year vision.

Ilkley Gazette – 23rd May 2019

Helen is appointed as Ilkley BID manager.

Wharfedale Observer – 8th May 2019

Recruitment drive by Ilkley BID.

Ilkley Gazette – 29th March 2019

Businesses say ‘yes’ to the establishment of an Ilkley Business Improvement District.

Ilkley Gazette – 30th Jan 2019

Launch of Ilkley BID to “future proof” town.

Ilkley Gazette – 8th Jan 2019

Multi-day parking introduced in Ilkley town centre.

Wharfedale Observer – 13th Aug 2018

Plan to spark new life into Ilkley’s economy gets £20,000 grant from Bradford Council.