GALLERY: Harrogate BID stages first ‘BID Club’ of 2021 for local business owners

Harrogate BID (Business Improvement District) has staged its first BID Club of 2021. The event, held in Cedar Court Hotel’s Tipi on The Stray, was limited to a maximum of 30 people to comply with ongoing Covid restrictions. In addition to meeting with fellow town centre business owners and managers, those gathered were given a preview of the LoyalFree app, [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|

Harrogate agency helps major seafood wholesaler reel in new customers

A leading UK seafood wholesaler has turned to Harrogate-based digital agency, Adigi, to help it reel in new customers. For its part, the firm - which provides expert creative and digital services across a wide range of sectors both in the UK and abroad – has created a start-of-the-art website for Hull-based XpressFish. The Adigi team worked closely with key [...]

By |June 14th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|

Business Focus: Martin House Children’s Hospice

Introducing: Clair Holdsworth, Chief Executive Company name: Martin House Children’s Hospice Company website: Social Media: Facebook/Twitter/Instagram - @martinhousech After a challenging year for so many charities, this week we caught up with Clair Holdsworth, CEO at Martin House Children’s Hospice in Wetherby, to hear how they have coped… When was the company founded and how has it grown? Martin [...]

By |June 11th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|

Ripon firms vote in favour of Business Improvement District

Ripon firms have voted in favour of turning the city centre into a Business Improvement District (BID). Of the local businesses who voted during last month's ballot, 80% were in favour. And as a result, more than 280 Ripon businesses will contribute to an annual budget of £160,000 for improvement projects. BIDs have been set up across the country, including [...]

By |June 10th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|

Art installation designed as tribute to NHS drives footfall into Harrogate

A temporary art installation designed as a poignant memorial and tribute to the NHS for their work during Covid has attracted an array of media interest and visitors to Harrogate, according to the town’s BID (Business Improvement District). Luke Jerram’s In Memoriam – made up of more than 120 flags created from hospital bed sheets depicting a medical symbol – [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|

Harrogate BID backs new app designed to boost town centre businesses

Harrogate Business Improvement District (BID) is backing a smartphone app designed to increase footfall and sales to town centre businesses. The BID is teaming up with LoyalFree, the app's creators, and will become the 31st town in the UK to adopt the innovative digital platform. The app provides information for locals and visitors including a local guide, exclusive deals and loyalty [...]

By |June 4th, 2021|Categories: Business, News|