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Station Road Planting

Station Road Planting

Before and after - the first flowerbed area completed in June 2021.As part of the BID's promise under Pillar 3, Maintaining Ilkley as Attractive Place, Ilkley BID have awarded £5k funding to "Improving Ilkley" a Charitable Trust set up to help pay for the flowerbeds...

Call for content for Sparkling Bradford Winter

Call for content for Sparkling Bradford Winter

Visit Bradford, The Broadway Bradford, Bradford Business Improvement District (BID), Ilkley Business Improvement District (BID) and Bradford Council are currently working on the new Sparkling Bradford Winter campaign. Following the success of the summer campaign, they...

A new digital website for Ilkley

A new digital website for Ilkley

Discover Ilkley is regenerating into a digital platform to promote business, events, tourism and loyalty within the town. The new website will launch at the end of October with a focus on discovering hidden gems and favourites for both Ilkley locals and visitors...

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...

Multiple Wins for Ilkley’s Hospitality

Multiple Wins for Ilkley’s Hospitality

Exciting news for Ilkley with so many venues picking up the 2021 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Award!   The second half of the year is going well for Ilkley with so many of our great venues receiving great reviews on Trip Advisor. Trip Advisor is the...

Richard Grafton Interiors Ilkley

Richard Grafton Interiors Ilkley

Designing and renovating someone’s home or business is a very personal process. Our approach focuses on creating something that is truly authentic to both the property’s original features and the personalities and lifestyles of its inhabitants. We are able to offer...

Jigsaw, Ilkley

Jigsaw, Ilkley

At Jigsaw we believe that fashion is temporary, but style is permanent. Our designs are timeless, independent-minded and fun. We prefer not to slavishly follow fashion trends; instead, we cherish the opportunity to make something beautiful, meaningful, and lasting...

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....

Ilkley BID Welcomes New Manager and Chairman

Ilkley BID Welcomes New Manager and Chairman

THE Ilkley BID board of directors has welcomed Geraldine Thompson as the BID manager, who takes over the role from Felicity Gains. Stuart Hyde QPM has also stepped down from the position of the chairman of Ilkley BID, passing the mantle to Lee Teal. Stuart remains on...

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;...

SME Brexit Support Fund

SME Brexit Support Fund

Applications are now open for the SME Brexit Support Fund which could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice. You can use the grant for training on: how to complete customs declarations. how to manage customs processes and use customs...

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...

Covid-19 Vaccines All You Need To Know

Covid-19 Vaccines All You Need To Know

Covid-19 vaccinations are now underway in the Bradford District.  The attached booklet has been created to answer questions and help the public understand the vaccination process. Download ↓

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...

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