Building a sustainable business

Merrit & Fryers is Skipton’s favourite sustainable builder’s merchant, offering a huge range of natural, sustainable and energy efficient building materials direct to the trade market, as well as to the end customer. Finding more environmentally friendly ways of doing things is becoming an increasingly important part of our lives. With growing concerns over climate change…
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Global Wellness Day Comes to Skipton

‘One day can change your whole life’ is the mantra of Global Wellness Day, launched in 2012 in Turkey by Belgin Aksoy, with the aim to establish a day celebrating living well. Cover photo: Ebru Evrim Studio in Skipton Founder Belgin Aksoy’s dream of celebrating a day dedicated to wellness…
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Working towards a Greener Skipton and Craven District

Contributing to the health of the business and community structure within which Skipton BID operates, we support the 2030 Carbon Neutral Goal set by Craven District Council in 2019, thereby helping to construct an environment in which businesses can thrive. By Liz Smailes, Marketing & Communications Officer, Skipton BID The events…
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Spot the Robin

Spreading festive cheer throughout Skipton town centre, tweet by tweet! Since re-opening under Tier 2, Skipton’s shops, restaurants and cafes are welcoming visitors and residents from areas in Tiers 1 and 2. Encouraging residents to support the town’s economy and shop local, a Robin Scavenger Trail has been arranged throughout…
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Skipton BID invites shoppers to a Covid safe Christmas

The new series of All Creatures Great and Small is the inspiration of Skipton BID’s Covid-safe Christmas campaign. By Liz Smailes, Marketing & Communications Officer, Skipton BIDPhotography: Stephen Garnett Historically Skipton has welcomed between 10,000 – 30,000 daily visitors to the town over the festive period to enjoy the Christmas…
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