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HAVE YOUR SAY – JOIN IN YOUR BID AGM

The countdown is on to our Annual General Meeting in September and we’re hoping to see lots of new (and old!) faces at the event – especially if you’ve got something to say or want more involvement. The Skipton BID actively works on behalf of all its members to help make the town a thriving […]

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Festival Fun in Skipton

As most of our BID members know, we’re big supporters of the many events and festivals happening here in Skipton. Each year there is a full calendar of activities to attract visitors and promote all the great things about our town. The annual Skipton Waterway Festival took place last month at the Canal Basin, and has […]

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Let’s bring ShopAppiness to Skipton!

ShopAppy.com is a website which has all the local shops in one place with products for sale so that customers can find you and shop from you more easily. In just 12 weeks we had 7300 users on ShopAppy, 110 orders online from our two pilot towns. If you don’t have time to read the […]

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Skipton Business Awards 2017

Entries keep rolling in as we remember those gone before During the darker months, and at a time when we pause to remember those fallen in battles, my thoughts wander to a time when people traded in Skipton during times of war, and I wonder how they felt; what they experienced. History was a dry […]

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Skipton BID and the One Show

The One Show contacted Skipton BID to ask if we’d like to take part in their programme, having filmed 3 businesses who didn’t feel the BID did anything for them! How could we decline their offer!  The Board convened and I said “I’ll do it, how bad could it be?” Steve Blears (Producer) phoned me […]

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