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Funded Photography Service Year 1

Funded Photography Service Year 1

llkley BID arranged and funded professional photography for many BID businesses using a local photographer. The service offered two fully edited shots, with the option to purchase further shots at a special discount of £15 each or pay for an additional hour with the...

Christmas 2023 – Late Night Opening

Christmas 2023 – Late Night Opening

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September 2023

Footfall Most popular postcodes people travelled from Total Footfall: 40,921 29,677 visitors were LS29 residents which is 94.3% of the local population. The majority of visitors to Ilkley in August came from the Yorkshire and the Humber area. Vacancy Rates 22 Vacant...

Be Our Guest

Be Our Guest

Under our commitment to Marketing the Town and Supporting Businesses, the "BE OUR GUEST" campaign is inviting members of the public to review an Ilkley business. Each month, a winner will be picked at random and given £50 to spend in an Ilkley business in return for...

Ilkley BID commences campaign for a second five year term

Ilkley BID commences campaign for a second five year term

"The Ilkley BID is starting a formal process of consultation with BID member businesses to find out what they see as priorities for the BID if it is voted in for a second term next spring. The consultation will last approximately four months. Ilkley BID was formed in...

2023 LoyalFree Halloween Trail

2023 LoyalFree Halloween Trail

The Halloween Spooktacular Triva Trail runs from 13th - 31st October to encourage families to the town centre during the October half term period. Visitors are invited to follow the trail around Ilkley town centre for a chance to win a £25 Ilkley Gift Card. Featuring...

AGM – 18th October 2023

AGM – 18th October 2023

The AGM takes place on 18th October 2023, 5.30pm - 7.30pm at The Clarke Foley Centre. As well as presenting the annual accounts, this year's AGM will include a review of milestones & achievements of Year 4. Refreshments will be available for those wishing to stay...

Ilkley BID Renewal Survey

Ilkley BID Renewal Survey

Ilkley BID is seeking the views of businesses regarding the renewal of the town centre Business Improvement District.  If supported, the renewal period will last for approximately six months during which time there will be ample opportunity for every business in the...

August 2023

FootfallMost popular postcodes people travelled fromTotal Footfall: 371,997 19,444 visitors were LS29 residents which is 61.8% of the local population. The majority of visitors to Ilkley in August came from the Yorkshire and the Humber area.Vacancy Rates23 Vacant...

July 2023

FootfallMost popular postcodes people travelled fromTotal Footfall: 394,605 24,913 visitors were LS29 residents which is 79.2% of the local population. The majority of visitors to Ilkley in July came from the Yorkshire and the Humber area.Vacancy Rates22 Vacant...

2023 Summer Safari Interactive Trail

2023 Summer Safari Interactive Trail

Ilkley BID have arranged for the Summer Safari trail in collaboration with the LoyalFree app. Running from August 11th to August 28th, this remarkable initiative aims to entice visitors to explore the vibrant town centre. Visitors will embark on an interactive journey...

Bradford and Ilkley will host Yorkshire Day in 2025

Bradford and Ilkley will host Yorkshire Day in 2025

We are excited to announce that Bradford and Ilkley will be hosting Yorkshire Day 2025 thanks to our collaboration with Bradford Council. This incredible opportunity will shine a regional and national spotlight on Ilkley, and we extend our gratitude to our colleagues...

Discover Ilkley Newsletter

Discover Ilkley Newsletter

To support BID businesses and promote the town, our Discover Ilkley e-newsletter is sent out to subscribers twice monthly, informing them of the latest offers, events, and news in Ilkley. Ilkley BID businessesTo feature in the newsletter get in touch:...

June

FootfallMost popular postcodes people travelled fromTotal Footfall: 407,696 23,170 visitors were LS29 residents which is 73.7% of the local population - a great result to show that people are supporting the local economy. The majority of visitors to Ilkley in June...

May 2023

FootfallMost popular postcodes people travelled fromTotal Footfall: 404,881 20,635 visitors were LS29 residents which is 65.4% of the local population - a great result to show that people are supporting the local economy. The majority of visitors to Ilkley in May came...

Supporting BID Businesses with Beyond Procurement Services

Supporting BID Businesses with Beyond Procurement Services

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April 2023

FootfallMost popular postcodes people travelled fromTotal Footfall: 397,957 22,361 visitors were LS29 residents which is 71.1% of the local population - a great result to show that people are supporting the local economy. The majority of visitors to Ilkley in April...

2023 Augmented Reality Easter Egg Hunt in Ilkley

2023 Augmented Reality Easter Egg Hunt in Ilkley

Ilkley BID has partnered with the LoyalFree App to launch an exciting Easter Egg Hunt running from March 31st to April 16th. The free family-friendly trail is set to revolutionize the traditional Easter Egg Hunt with the use of augmented reality technology. It’s a...

Ilkley Business Awards 2023

Ilkley Business Awards 2023

The Ilkley BID and The Ilkley Business Forum proudly joined forces as headline sponsors for the highly anticipated 2023 Ilkley Business Awards on Friday, March 3rd. It was an extraordinary evening filled with celebration, honoring the remarkable achievements of the...

Mother’s Day Campaign – Ilkley Gift Card

Mother’s Day Campaign – Ilkley Gift Card

Ilkley BID have partnered with Town & City Gift Cards to run a Mother’s Day campaign to help support local retailers, encouraging people to gift an Ilkley Gift card this Mother's Day., The ‘Mums love local’ campaign urges support for local businesses and...

Dales Radio Advertising

Dales Radio Advertising

  To help attract more visitors to Ilkley from further afield, Ilkley BID have arranged for adverts on the Dales Radio station to showcase Ilkley as a great place to visit. The radio station is located in the Yorkshire Dales with a reach of up to 60k listeners...

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