Harrogate BID to light up the town centre this Christmas

Light Show! Pictured from left are Harrogate BID Interim Chair, Sara Ferguson, Harrogate Host Jo Caswell and Harrogate BID Project Co-Ordinator Dawn Gennery. Harrogate’s Christmas lights will shine brighter than ever this year after the town’s Business Improvement District (BID) has taken over responsibility for delivering the annual festive spectacle. It has appointed lighting experts,…

Harrogate BID urges local businesses to support “Raise the Bar” campaign

Harrogate BID is urging town centre traders to back a campaign calling on the Government to increase the rateable value threshold to £150,000, enabling more businesses to access much-needed emergency grants. Under current rules aimed at supporting businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced those with rateable values up to, and including, £51,000…

Harrogate BID’s hat-trick of initiatives

Harrogate BID’s hat-trick of initiatives proves a winning combination for town centre trade A hat-trick of initiatives supported – and promoted – by Harrogate BID has proved a winning combination for town centre businesses. In its first year, the organisation – set up to increase footfall within Harrogate town centre – has sponsored free busses,…

Harrogate Christmas Shop Window Competition

The winners of the Harrogate Christmas Shop Window Competition have been announced. Twenty six shops had asked to take part and Mama Doreen’s Emporium on Station Square has been named as the overall winner. Woods Fine Linens in Station Parade was the winner in the large shops category, Mama Doreen’s Emporium won the medium shops…