By the time you read this the Otley Business Improvement District (Otley BID ) renewal vote will be underway. If you are a part of Otley BID you will have received your voting instructions from Leeds City Council’s Electoral Services who run the ballet on our behalf. You can vote anytime between 8th October and […]
West Yorkshire Police have carried out some research recently and have circulated this helpful document on how retailers can reduce shop theft. We hope you find it useful.
It’s just over 4 weeks until voting begins! It is up to the businesses of Otley to decide if the Otley Business Improvement District (Otley BID) will be renewed for another 5 year term! If successful, the BID will continue to invest circa £375,000 into our beautiful town. Our plans on how this funding will […]
Otley BID Holds Its 4th A.G.M. The 2017/18 BID A.G.M. was held on Tuesday 17th July at the Falcon Sports & Social Club, it was also the bi-monthly Chamber of Trade meeting. There were 35 people in attendance of which most, although not all, were BID businesses. During the formal parts of the A.G.M. the […]
Otley BID Accounts 2017-18 Following our recent AGM, please see the filed accounts for Otley BID Limited, for the year ending 31st March 2018.
The Otley BID Ballot 2018 – “VOTE YES”! Last month we were delighted to be able to show you how the last five years of the Otley Business Improvement District (BID) has made a difference to our town and its businesses. Our 5 year term will end in March 2019 which means that all Otley levy paying […]
By the time you read this we will have reluctantly said goodbye to our part time BID Manager, Peter Mudge . He has worked for the BID for 3 years and without his help we would not have managed quite a few of our achievements. We wish him all the best in his new full […]
As our 1st term draws to a close we are delighted with the difference the last 4 years of the Otley Business Improvement District (BID) has made to our town and it’s businesses. With the help of our local business owners, Otley BID generates an additional £350,000 each 5 year term. So far in the […]
Disability Access Study Disabled people, the BID and a group of pupils from Prince Henry’s Grammar School are undertaking a disability access study of the town in the near future. As part of the study the pupils will use wheelchairs and goggles that simulate loss of sight, amongst other things, in order to replicate the […]
Thoughts on a BID By Peter Mudge – Otley BID Manager “Many, possibly most of you, have had discussions with me over items of particular interest to you, for example finding new locations for light industry, improving transport links, signage to your business, finding appropriate experts to help with projects. All these, and more […]