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2023 Press Releases

3rd October 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Ilkley BID commences campaign for a second five year term

27th September 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Second Ilkley BID Health and Wellness Event at The Winter Garden

11th September 20 – Ilkey Gazette

31st August 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Two major health and wellness events in Ilkley this September

29th June 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
New artwork welcomes passengers to Ilkley Railway Station

23rd June  2023 – Ilkley Gazette
The Ilkley Gift Card celebrates it’s first anniversary.

7th June  2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Pride month celebrated in Ilkley

16th May 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Ilkley’s National Town Crier Competition was worth shouting about.

5th May 2023 – Telegraph & Argus
Primary Schools to compete in Ilkley BID’s Town Crier Competition

4th May 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Primary Schools to compete in Ilkley BID’s Town Crier Competition

5th April 2023 – Wharfedale Observer
Easter augmented reality trails to enjoy in Ilkley

17th March 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
First for Ilkley as National Town Crier Competition comes to town

9th March 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Mums love local’ campaign urges support for Ilkley businesses

8th March 2023 – Rombalds Radio
Public views sought on three possible Ilkley fountain designs

7th March 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
All the winners of the Ilkley Business Awards 2023

6th February – Rombalds Radio
Ilkley ducks mean business

31st January 2023 – Telegraph & Argus
Coronation theme launched for Ilkley Carnival

31st January 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Ilkley shows its support for local businesses

20th January 2023 – Rombalds Radio
A bumper Christmas for Ilkley Gift Card Sales

17th January 2023 – Ilkley Gazette
Ilkley Business Awards finalists announced

2022 Press Releases

Ilkley Gazette – 1st November 2022
Ilkley BID is encouraging consumers to treat a loved one to an Ilkley Gift Card this Christmas.

Ilkley Gazette – 27th October 2022
Town shares its plans for Christmas.

Ilkley Gazette – 26th October 2022
Discover ‘spooky’ Ilkley on a trail this weekend.

Ilkley Gazette – 17th October 2022
Categories announced for the Ilkley Business Awards 2023

Ilkley Gazette – 11th October 2022
Improving Ilkley delighted to announce fountain restoration project to begin.

Ilkley Gazette – 5th October 2022
All LS29 businesses invited to the Ilkley Business Awards 2023 launch event.

Ilkley Gazette – 30th September 2022
New dinner and show discount initiative from Ilkley BID.

Ilkley Gazette – 16th September 2022
Success for Ilkley BID’s first Health & Wellness Event.

Ilkley Gazette – 8th August 2022
Unearth dinosaur facts on new Ilkley trail

Ilkley Gazette – 20th July 2022
End of year presents for teachers boosts the success of the Ilkley Gift Card

Ilkley Gazette – 30th June 2022
Ilkley town centre gift card event winners.

Ilkley Gazette – 16th June 2022
Ilkley BID welcomes three new voluntary directors.

Ilkley Gazette – 14th June 2022
Ilkley businesses support Tree Trails.

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.

Telegraph & Argus- 5th May 2022
Ilkley leads the way in the digital high street revolution with the launch of its new gift card.

Ilkley Gazette- 3rd May 2022
Massive crowds support record breaking Ilkley Carnival.

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.

2020 Press Releases
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.

2019 Press Releases
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.

Ilkley Gazette – 8th Aug 2019
Ilkley’s parking scheme is slammed.

StrayFM – 12th Aug 2019
Parking scheme in Ilkley divides public.

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.

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.