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Hidden Ilkley – Knolls Yarn

Hidden Ilkley – Knolls Yarn

From behind a heavy wooden door in Wells Road Ilkley, Knoll Yarns trades its wares across the globe. Supplying fashion houses Chanel, Burberry, Ralph Lauren and Prada, Ilkley based Knoll Yarns is a global business trading in 36 countries. The company’s yarn...

Hidden Ilkley – Ison Harrison Solicitors

Hidden Ilkley – Ison Harrison Solicitors

Overlooking the Grove in Ilkley, just a few doors down from Betty’s Tea rooms, Ison Harrison Solicitors has been serving the local community for over 10 years. This branch of the Yorkshire based legal practice specialises in Wills and Probate, Residential and Family...

Hidden Ilkley – 247 Nursing

Hidden Ilkley – 247 Nursing

From a business formed round the kitchen table, to one that now supplies over 600 nurses across the UK When Janet Smith set up 247 Nursing at her kitchen table in 2000, she never imagined that it would grow to its current size and employ 17 members of staff. The...

Hidden Ilkley – Halliday Clark Architects

Hidden Ilkley – Halliday Clark Architects

Strolling around the streets of Ilkley you might have admired renovation and refurbishment projects of some of the town’s buildings. Perhaps a stunning extension or new building projects has caught your eye? It’s very likely that these new builds, conversions and...

Hidden Ilkley Campaign

Hidden Ilkley Campaign

The HIDDEN Ilkley campaign has been launched on the Discover Ilkley website and aims to showcase non-retail businesses in Ilkley. Featuring firms based in and around the town centre, the initiative, organised by Ilkley BID looks at their links with Ilkley, as well as...

Ilkley BID Launches new Discover Ilkley Website

Ilkley BID Launches new Discover Ilkley Website

Ilkley BID has launched new website; Discover Ilkley which has been locally created by local web designer Jos Mountcastle commissioned to develop and design the site.  The project has been a joint initiative with Ilkley Town Council who warmly support the Discover...

New BID Manager appointed

New BID Manager appointed

The Ilkley BID board of directors welcome the appointment of Felicity Gains as Ilkley BID Manager from the 1st February, taking over from predecessor Helen Rhodes, who has been leading the BID since its beginning in 2019. Felicity has lived and worked within the local...

Extension of the Christmas Lights

Extension of the Christmas Lights

As part of the Discover Ilkley at Christmas Campaign, Ilkley BID arranged and funded an exentsion to the existing Christmas Lights currently faciliated by Ilkley Town Council. Extra lights were purchased and installed along the Grove Promenade, Hawksworth Street, The...

Sturman & Co. Interior Design Studio.

Sturman & Co. Interior Design Studio.

In 2010, a life-long fascination with architecture and interiors led Bess away from a successful career as a solicitor, into the world of interior design. Bess quickly became one of the leading interior designers in the area and she has since worked on some amazing...

Ilkley BID launches Discover Ilkley at Christmas Campaign

Ilkley BID launches Discover Ilkley at Christmas Campaign

AFTER an exceptionally challenging year for local businesses, Ilkley BID has engaged the help of Christmas elves to bring some much-needed cheer to the town and encourage residents to shop local this year. As part of the ‘Discover Ilkley at Christmas’ campaign local...

Ilkley BID launches Voluntary Membership

Ilkley BID launches Voluntary Membership

  AN increased interest from local businesses has prompted Ilkley BID to offer a voluntary membership scheme to LS29 businesses who previously were not eligible due to their size or location. The BID was formed in June 2019 after more than a year of consultations...

Ilkley To You

Ilkley To You

At the start of the Lockdown in March 2020, we launched the "Ilkley To You" campaign which was aimed at supporting the local businesses who were able to continue trading during the coronavirus pandemic with the message ‘If you can’t come to Ilkley, let Ilkley come to...

Ilkley BID Calls on Amateur Photographers

Ilkley BID Calls on Amateur Photographers

Ilkley BID have a series of initiatives planned for their second year of operation to promote footfall in the town and one of these will be the launch of a brand new consumer-friendly website, Discover Ilkley and associated social media channels. As well as business...

Sparkling Bradford Summer Campaign

Sparkling Bradford Summer Campaign

Visit Bradford, Bradford BID, The Broadway Bradford, and Bradford Council, are currently working on the new Sparkling Bradford website & Summer campaign. This summer Sparkling Bradford will be changing from an events focus,  to launch a dedicated website to...

Place Dashboard

Place Dashboard

Ilkley BID has signed up for the Place Dashboard software which will enable us to monitor footfall in the town. The software is able to roll back the data by 12 months which will be useful in seeing pre-covid levels and measure progress in returning to the same level...

LoyalFree

LoyalFree

Ilkley BID have partnered with the award-winning place promotion app LoyalFree to provide free advertising for local businesses. This service is free for all Ilkley BID levy payers and is simple to set up. The app is up and running in 20+ towns and cities so far and...

Funded Photography Service

Funded Photography Service

llkley BID are funding BID businesses to get professional business photography done entirely for free by a local Photographer. The service entitles you to two fully edited shots, with the option to purchase further shots at a special discount of £15 each. You will be...

Milestone Design Limited

Milestone Design Limited

In April’s Spotlight we have Milestone Design Ltd. Providers of quality fitted kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms to both the domestic and commercial markets. The UK’s original creator of ‘Kitchens of Recycled Content’.

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

With the onset of Coronavirus in the UK, we are in a constantly changing situation with unknown outcomes. Running a small business is rarely easy but for the majority, we are entering new and worrying territory. The amount of information is difficult to handle so we...

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