Newsletter – July 2021

Welcome to our July Newsletter With the school summer holidays now well and truly upon us, our first family-friendly trail of 2021 begins tomorrow – and it’s all about Lego! Over the next three weeks, ten models, with a number unique to Harrogate, will be displayed in shop windows across the town centre for families and…

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‘Harrogate letters’ start to take shape

Nine individual mosaics spelling out the word Harrogate – which will be placed in a town centre cut-through – are starting to take shape. Harrogate BID (Business Improvement District) has partnered with charity Artizan International for the projects, which will see the large art works being installed in blocked out windows on the side of…

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Newsletter – June 2021

Welcome to our June Newsletter June has been another busy and productive month for Harrogate BID, in particular for our new manager, Matthew Chapman, who’s already becoming a recognised face around the town centre. The summer holidays are just around the corner, and speaking to colleagues in the accommodation sector, we know Harrogate is in for…

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Stick ‘em up’! BID sponsors Disability Action Yorkshire’s ‘Think Access’ window messages

A Harrogate charity’s quest to promote accessibility within town businesses has been given a boost by Harrogate BID (Business Improvement District). For the organisation, whose remit is to increase footfall in Harrogate town centre, has funded a set of 250 stickers for Disability Action Yorkshire to give to shops, bars and restaurants, saying they welcome…

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Harrogate BID stages first BID Club of 2021

Harrogate Business BID (Improvement District) has staged its first BID Club of 2021. The event, which was staged 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…

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Arts installation drives footfall into Harrogate

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

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