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Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market Sat 2 Dec

Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market and Lights Switch-on Main Street and Grange Park Saturday 2nd December Market: 2-5.30pm; Craft Fair 1pm-5pm; Lights-on: 4.30pm The BADCOT 15th Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market is gearing up to be a fantastic event. As before, our street market is timed to take place the same afternoon as the Lights Switch-on, run by Burley in Wharfedale Community Trust (BWCT), ...

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Advertise in Ilkley – discount for members

Ilkley Business Forum is creating new advertising areas in the town’s central carpark and is extending its discounted member price to BADCOT members. The panels are 100cm wide by 160cm deep. Member prices from £600 full panel, £400 half panel and £300 for a quarter. See https://ilkleybusinessforum.co.uk/advertising-in-the-central-ilkley-car-park/  for more info.

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8 Nov, Ilkley: Tips on how to sell

Ilkley Business Forum

Ilkley Business Forum monthly meeting – BADCOT members welcome Clarke Foley Centre, Ilkley Wed 8 Nov 5.45pm-7.45pm Speakers this month will be Nick Bramley, Sales and Business Development Specialist. Nick is one of the UK’s leading Sales professionals, with a total focus on results – improving performance today for sustainable success and a competitive advantage, whatever the sector. There will also ...

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8 March 2018: Ladies Link Conference Returns

Be Inspired Conference from Ladies Links Wetherby Racecourse 8 March 2018, 10am to 3.30pm The Be Inspired Conference – the largest networking event for women in Yorkshire – is set to return for a fourth year after attracting thousands of visitors from across the UK. A day filled with inspiration, motivation and education. The day offers delegates the opportunity to ...

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27 Nov KTN: User’s Guide to the Future – Free talk at Bradford Uni

Knowledge Transfer Network – Free seminar and networking Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Management and Low, School of Management, University of Bradford, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4LJ Mon 27  Nov 2017: 5.30-6.00pm Registration; 6.00-7.30pm Speakers; 7.30-8.15pm Coffee and Cake, Networking in the Atrium. Speaker Adrian Nixon, Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and advisory board member for the ...

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Time to Shine: Ilkley Business Awards

Calling All LS29 Businesses – It’s Your Time To Shine in LS29! This isn’t just for Ilkley – the awards are open to anyone in business in LS29 and a great way to raise the profile of your business or organisation. The organisers are seeking even more entries from businesses in Menston, Burley in Wharfedale, Addingham and Ben Rhydding so ...

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Community to benefit from new walking book

A unique guidebook centred around Burley-in-Wharfedale has been launched by one of BADCOT’s most recent members, Colin Speakman of Gritstone Publishing Cooperative – who will be donating £1 for every copy sold to the Burley Community Trust. The Poet’s Walk, priced at £5, combines walking with distinctive poetry and photography to capture the essential qualities of a 4½-mile walk from ...

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23 Oct KTN: What can a management consultancy do for you?

Knowledge Transfer Network – Free seminar and networking Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Management and Low, School of Management, University of Bradford, Emm Lane, Bradford, BD9 4LJ Mon 23 October 2017: 5.30-6.00pm Registration; 6.00-7.30pm Speakers; 7.30-8.15pm Coffee and Cake, Networking in the Atrium. “Do Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time?  Or do they help ...

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Ilkley Business Forum Wed 11 Oct

Ilkley Business Forum monthly meeting – BADCOT members welcome Clarke Foley Centre, Ilkley Wed 11 Oct 5.30pm The October meeting of the Ilkley Business Forum is starting promptly at 5.30pm, (a little earlier than usual), to accommodate an important update for the Ilkley BID. More information about this below. Speakers this month will be Stuart Hyde giving us the update ...

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Calling Market Stallholders!

Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market and Lights Switch-On 2017 Grange Park and Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale, LS29 7ND Sat 2nd December 2pm-5pm If you’re a quality stallholder selling unique crafted gifts or goods or artisan food, we’ve still got some stall pitches available at very reasonable rates. The street market at Burley-in-Wharfedale, near Ilkley, West Yorkshire, is in its 15th year and attracts ...

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Y HUB – Biggest Tourism Networking Event

Y BUSINESS HUB 2017 Wetherby Racecourse, York Rd, Wetherby, LS22 5EJ Wed 20 Sept 11am-4pm Organised by Welcome to Yorkshire, this is Yorkshire’s biggest tourism networking event. Tickets are completely free to BADCOT members, please make sure you register your place to avoid disappointment (see below). With over 60 exhibitors signed up to showcase their products and services, this is ...

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Prize Festival Stand

Thanks to all our members for donating a fantastic range of gifts and vouchers for the BADCOT Summer Festival Prize Draw in August and for businesses who provided their literature to put on display. Our stand was positioned at the entrance to Queen’s Hall where we were able to greet the public as they arrived and tell them all about ...

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Thrive Yorkshire, Ilkley, Sept 14

Thrive Yorkshire Business Growth Conference 2017 The Kings Hall & Winter Gardens, 4 Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB Thurs 14 Sept 8.30am to 4pm The successful Thrive Yorkshire Conference is back again for the fourth time and has moved to the fabulous Kings Hall & Winter Gardens on 14 Sept. The growing speaker and networking event is organised by the ...

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BADCOT joins Welcome to Yorkshire

We’re delighted to say the chamber has joined forces with Welcome to Yorkshire to bring even more benefits to BADCOT members. Welcome to Yorkshire is the tourism agency responsible for bringing the Tour de France to Yorkshire and for creating its legacy, Le Tour de Yorkshire. In addition, Welcome to Yorkshire runs an extensive programme of free and discounted business ...

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Opportunity for Food Businesses

Bradford, 26-28 August 2017 Free space offer for local food businesses at Sunbridge Wells If you don’t already know about Sunbridgewells, it is an underground retail, bar and restaurant complex based in Bradford. It has already won numerous architectural awards since it opened at the end of 2016. Over the August Bank Holiday weekend they are opening up any spare space to ...

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Prize draw at the BADCOT Festival stand

BADCOT members have come up with the goods for the Burley Festival – offering up more than £300’s worth of goods and services for our prize draw. Visitors to our stand in Queen’s Hall, Burley, on Sunday 20th August, will be invited to put their business cards into a bucket for their chance to win a gift or a voucher ...

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Taking a stand at Burley Festival

BADCOT stand at Burley Festival Queen’s Hall,  Main Street, Burley Sun 20 August from 11.30am This year we’re holding a stand at the Burley Festival in Queen’s Hall on Sunday 20th August to raise awareness to potential members of what the chamber can do for them and to promote our individual member businesses and organisations to the public. We’ll display ...

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free: Knowledge Transfer talks, 11 Sept, Bradford

Knowledge Transfer Network Free Speaker Networking Event: on digital health initiatives and employees with dementia. Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Bradford University Mon 11 September 2017 5.30pm registration; 6pm speakers; 7.30pm-8.15pm coffee and cake/networking   Talk 1: Ian Sharp, CEO, Digital Health Enterprise Zone (DHEZ) Ian Sharp will talk about the role DHEZ will play in tackling the anticipated NHS funding ...

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Fun Summer Party and AGM

We were delighted to see nearly 30 BADCOT members come to Garibaldi’s Winebar in July for our Summer Party and AGM. There was a great mix of representatives from both business and the community. We enjoyed wine and beer from Garibaldi’s, a BADCOT member, with lunch prepared by another member, the Red Lion pub, as well as lots of introductions ...

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BADCOT’s Summer Bash July 19th

BADCOT Summer Bash/AGM Garibaldi’s Winebar, Station Rd, Burley-in-Wharfedale Wed 19th July noon-2pm Yes! Following the success of our Christmas AGM at Garibaldi’s, we’ve decided to hold our 2017 AGM there too – and make it another celebratory occasion. So, calling all BADCOT members and prospective members – please join us on 19th July to enjoy lots of food, drink and ...

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Ilkley Business Forum 14 June

Ilkley Business Forum (IBF) Monthly Meeting The Yard, 30a Brok St, Ilkley, LS29 8DE Wed June 14 , 5.45pm – 7.45pm BADCOT’s affiliation with IBF means members are welcome to their friendly networking meetings free of charge. Melanie Scott of strategic marketing consultancy Opportunity Marketing will be talking to us about measuring marketing activity.

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15 May Bradford Uni: Exports, Crowd Funding and Start-ups: free evening

Knowledge Transfer Network Free Speaker Networking Event: on exports, crowd funding and support for start-ups Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Bradford University Mon 15 May 2017 5.30pm registration; 6pm speakers; 7.30pm-8.15pm coffee and cake/networking The Financial Times Number 1 business school in the North of England is once again hosting a evening of talks, debate, food and networking for business – ...

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Ayckbourn’s Absurd Person Singular June 15/16/17

A Burley Theatre Group production – Absurd Person Singular Queen’s Hall, Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale Thurs 15, Fri 16 and Sat 17 June at 7.30pm BADCOT member, Burley Theatre Group announced its next performance is to be Alan Ayckbourne’s Absurd Person Singular. This amusing and thought-provoking play is set in three kitchens over three Christmases and tracks the lives of three ...

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We Pitched in for Cricket

New Cricket Pitch at Scalebor, Burley-in-Wharfedale BADCOT was delighted to support another community initiative with a recent donation of £400 to the Burley Wharfedale Cricket Club for its new pitch at Scalebor. The pitch is already being enjoyed by this thriving club’s younger members. Thanks to our BADCOT members for their donations – and well done to the community for ...

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Le Tour in Burley Sun 30th April

Tour de Yorkshire Stage 3 Burley-in-Wharfedale Main Street Sun 30 April, from 10am Yes, Stage 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire, now in its third year, is passing through Burley, right along Main Street on its way from Bradford to Sheffield this Sunday! The action starts from 10am (see here for timings) and Burley is fully geared (ber boom) to ...

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Ilkley Business Forum Wed 10th May

Night for the Foodies – Ilkley Business Forum (IBF) Wheatley Arms, Wheatley Lane, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8PP Wed 10 May 5.45pm – 7.45pm BADCOT’s affiliation with IBF means members are welcome monthly meetings free of charge. This month is also the AGM and promises to be an evening for the foodies! Co-founder of Leeds Indie Food (Food Festival 11-28 ...

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BADCOT survey 2017 – and chance to win a luxury Easter Egg!

BADCOT SURVEY 2017 – win an Easter Egg We recently emailed all BADCOT members with a 3-minute online survey to help us shape the future of the organisation. We really would appreciate it if members could find the time to respond as soon as possible if possible. Anyone who completes the survey by midnight on Thursday, 13 April will be ...

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Business Fair Harrogate April 24

Yorkshire Business Market Pavilions of Harrogate Monday April 24 10am-4pm Free Admission to visitors Organisers of YBM 2017 say this year there’ll be more than 100 exhibitors and they’ll be focusing on start-ups and small business development. To meet the needs of growing businesses, the event will include a new programme of Micro Seminars. Each 15 minute slot will offer ...

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Buy Yorkshire, Leeds, 16-17 May

Buy Yorkshire 2017 (free entry) Royal Armouries, Leeds Tues May 16 – Wed May 17, 9.30am-4.30pm From explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes to the CEO of Ann Summers, Jacqueline Gold, this year’s Buy Yorkshire has a great line-up of speakers to learn from, free of charge. Check out the Buy Yorkshire website to book an exhibition stand or register attendance and ...

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Neighbourhood Forum Thurs 6 April

Burley Neighbourhood Forum Queen’s Hall, Main St, Burley 7pm, Thurs 6 April Everyone is encouraged to attend this meeting, at which a representative of Wharfedale Neighbourhood Policing Team will talk about its work and listen to concerns and suggestions from the public. Other agenda items include an update from the Youth Service, info on changes to Recycling and Refuse Collections, ...

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Le Tour comes to Burley: Mtg 22 March

Meeting re Tour de Yorkshire Queen’s Hall, Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale Wed 22 March, 7.30pm Businesses and residents of Burley-in-Wharfedale are urged to come to an informal meeting to discuss how to make the most of the Tour de Yorkshire’s passage through our village on Sunday, 30 April.   Parish Clerk Ian Orton says he hopes people will come to share ...

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Free: Financing for SMEs, Leeds 30 March

Free Yorkshire Post Financing for SMEs seminar Thursday 30 March 8.30-9am – tbc Yorkshire Post Newspapers, 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS12 1BE   To shine a light on the problem of financing for SMEs, the Yorkshire Post is partnering with investors LDF to hold a seminar to examine and help improve understanding of any concerns that exist around SMEs accessing ...

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Ilkley Biz Forum Wed March 8th

Ilkley Business Forum networking Wed March 8th, 5.45pm – 7.45pm Outside the Box Cafe, 2 Bridge Lane, Ilkley, LS29 9HN BADCOT members are welcome to IBF monthly meetings, which feature networking and speakers. The main speakers this month are Liz Blizzard and Gill Fielder from the Valley Clinic, who will be speaking about the importance of office ergonomic assessments, as ...

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Business Rates – how are YOU affected?

The Ilkley Business Forum and BADCOT are asking businesses to get in touch if they are to be affected (positively or negatively) by changes to the rating valuations, taking effect this April.** Please send your comments to enquiries@ilkleybusinessforum.co.uk and cc adminweb@badcot.co.uk Once we are armed with your feedback, we can lobby MPs Kris Hopkins and Philip Davies where necessary. Read ...

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Christmas Lights Donation and Appeal for Volunteers

We’re delighted to announce we will be able to hand over a cheque for £250 to the Burley Community Trust as a result of our 2016 Christmas Market – bringing the total funds contributed over the years to the Christmas Lights Fund by BADCOT to a fantastic £4,000! 2017 Date Set and Volunteers Needed Please Please mark down Saturday 2nd ...

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Be Inspired Women’s Conference 8 March

International Women’s Day Conference – Be Inspired Wetherby Racecourse and Conference Ctr, York Rd, Wetherby, LS22 5EJ Wed 8 March, 10am – 3.30pm This is what organisers, Yorkshire Ladies Links, have to say about their conference. Speakers are: Christa Ackroyd (Host), Lizzie Jones, Liz Taylor, Richard McCann, Tanya Arnold, Etta Cohen, Kirsten England & Kate Hardcastle. Be Inspired 2017 Join ...

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Free event on Branding & Marketing, 13 March

Knowledge Transfer Network Free Speaker Networking Event: The real meaning of branding and marketing communications Arthur Francis Lecture Theatre, Bradford University Mon 13 March 2017 5.30pm registration; 6pm speakers; 7.30pm Food/networking   The FT-named number 1 business school in the North of England is once again hosting a evening of talks, debate, food and networking for business – free of ...

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Bradford Lord Mayor’s Appeal Meal, Wed 15 March

Appeal Meal with Lord of Mayor of Bradford, Coun Geoff Reid Wed 15 March, 7-9.30pm The Symposium Tavern & Wine Bar, 7 Albion Rd, Idle, Bradford, BD10 9PY £15 per person The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor Geoff Reid, would be delighted if you would support him at the next Dining Night to raise funds for his Appeal Charity: YoungMinds.com ...

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Sponsors needed for Burley Cricket Pitch

Could you sponsor the local cricket club? Fundraisers for the new cricket pitch planned for the old hospital grounds at Scalebor Park are inviting businesses to sponsor the project – by 20 March. The Burley-in-Wharfedale Cricket Club, in partnership with the Burley Community Trust, has already raised £6,000 of its target £7200. Business donors will be given publicity via the ...

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Wharfedale Poets, Red Lion Burley Friday 3 March

The Burley Bridge Association presents The Wharfedale Poets – Sun, Shadow and Sin Friday 3 March 7.30pm Red Lion pub, Burley-in-Wharfedale, Main Street The campaign for a safe crossing of the River Wharfe, the Burley Bridge Association, is hosting an informal and free evening of poetry to which all are welcome. The evening is an opportunity to hear readings from ...

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Tour de Yorkshire Ilkley Roadshow Tues 28 Feb

Tour de Yorkshire business and community roadshow Venue: Kings Hall, 4 Station Road, Ilkley, LS29 8HB Date: Tuesday 28th February 2017 Timings: Registration from 5.30pm, 6-8pm NB: On Sunday 30 April, the Tour de Yorkshire will travel past Menston along the A65 and through Burley-in-Wharfedale along Main Street – Stage 3 details here Businesses across Yorkshire are being invited to ...

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The Shopappy success – IBF Mtg 8 Feb

IBF February meeting Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Rd, Ilkley LS29 9DZ Wed Feb 8th, 5.45pm-7.45pm Due to BADCOT’s affiliation with the Ilkley Business Forum (IBF), members are welcome to attend the monthly IBF meetings to do some LS29 networking and listen to speakers from local businesses. They’ve got 2 great speakers lined up for this month (ie tomorrow, sorry for ...

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Friday Social, Ilkley, 10 Feb 5.30pm

Ilkley Social (Business Networking) Fri 10 Feb 5.30pm to 7.3pm Secret Location to be confirmed on reply If you can’t make the Ilkley Business Forum gathering on 8th Feb, here’s another free business social for you at the end of the working week, with a twist (the location only revealed if you confirm attendance). Ilkley Social – informal business networking ...

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Funding for LS29 businesses

£1.3m funding available for small businesses If you’re a small to medium-sized business in the Ilkley, Burley, Menston or Otley area, you could be eligible for capital funding aimed at boosting local economies. Below are the categories of eligible businesses as listed by South Pennines Leader, responsible for distributing £1.286m Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) funding from 2015 to ...

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Burley Festival dates announced Aug 19-26

Burley Summer Festival Dates Announced: Sat Aug 19 to Sat Aug 26 This highlight of the Wharfedale calendar looks set to be another huge success in Burley-in-Wharfedale, with a packed programme including favourite events such as the Scarecrow Trail and Classic Car Show. As well as calling for committee volunteers, organisers are inviting people to propose new events – and ...

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Burley Dementia Friends 4 Feb Meeting

Burley-in-Wharfedale Dementia Action Group St Mary’s Parish Centre, 43 Station Road, Burley-in-Wharfedale, LS29 7NE Sat 4 Feb, 10.30-11.30am The next Dementia Friends free information session is on To book a place phone 07768 268061 or email sylviabergin@hotmail.com – or just turn up! Exciting news! Following successful public sessions, Burley’s Dementia Action Group is now engaging with businesses and organisations in ...

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Death of Burley business owner

It’s with great sadness that we share the news that Angela Margaret Harvey passed away peacefully at home on 5th January, aged 66. Angela, who owned home furnishings business, Ambient Interiors, on Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale, was an active and valued member of BADCOT for many years and will be sorely missed. She was also a keen supporter of the arts ...

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Fun time at BADCOT’s Christmas Do and AGM

Christmas Do and AGM Garibaldi’s Winebar, Burley-in-Wharfedale Wed 14 Dec noon -2pm Garibaldi’s Winebar was packed for our Christmas Do and AGM on Wednesday 14th – with more than 20 members and prospective members coming along to enjoy some informal networking, food and drink. Thanks to all for coming! AGM – BADCOT’s current officers confirmed they were able to continue ...

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Plans for BADCOT 2017

In the New Year we’ll be issuing a survey to all BADCOT members to check in on what our organisation could do to further support them and their business. We’ll be asking questions about when and where members would prefer to meet and what form they’d like meetings to take; what kind of training they might be interested in and ...

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Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas lights among best in district

The Lord Mayor of Bradford described the Christmas lights of Burley-in-Wharfedale as among the best in the district at the village’s annual market and switch-on on Saturday on 3rd Dec. Cllr Geoff Reid delighted a crowd of more than 2,000 with a 10-second countdown and the push of a plunger to illuminate thousands of multi-coloured lights in dozens of festive ...

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Murder Mystery in Burley 21 January 2017

Murder Mystery Evening Burley Social Club, off Main Street, Burley Sat 21 January 7.30pm After the huge success of the last event, the Burley Theatre Group is to put on a new  murder mystery evening in aid of the Burley Scout and Guide Hut Appeal. Don’t miss it! Tickets inc buffet dinner: £12 per adult, party bookings welcome. Contact Guide ...

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BADCOT Xmas Party and AGM Wed 14 Dec

BADCOT XMAS PARTY and AGM Garibaldi’s Winebar, Station Road, Burley Wed 14 December, noon-2pm We’re looking forward to seeing lots of BADCOT members at our Christmas Party and AGM – this year held at member Garibaldi’s Winebar on Station Road over lunchtime. There’ll be free festive grub, drink and  informal networking as well as the AGM. If you know a ...

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Sat 3 Dec Burley’s Christmas Market and Lights Switch-On

Street Market, Main Street and Grange Park, 2-5.30pm Craft Fair, Queen’s Hall, 1-5pm Lights Switch-on 4.30pm One of the highlight’s of the community calendar, Burley-in-Wharfedale’s Christmas Market and Lights Switch-on is to take place on Saturday December 3rd. The street market, run for the 14th year by BADCOT is to take place on Main Street and in Grange Park from ...

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Magician at the Burley Christmas Market!

BADCOT is delighted to announce the booking of a fabulous magician for this year’s Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market, Sat 3 Dec. Chris Stewart Close up Magic will be working and wowing the crowds at the market from 2 to 5.30pm along Main Street and Grange Park. We’ve also organized a steam engine and fairground rides alongside an array of stalls selling ...

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Save the Date: Sat 3 Dec Burley Christmas Market

Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market and Lights Switch-On, 2016 Main Street, Queens Hall and Grange Park Saturday 3rd December 2016 Hold onto your hats for this fabulous community event organised by BADCOT and one of the highlights in the Burley-in-Wharfedale calendar. The market runs from 2pm to 5.3pm and runs alongside the craft fair which opens at 1pm and the Burley Community ...

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IBF meeting Wed 9 Nov 5.45pm

Ilkley Business Forum Wednesday 9th November 5:45pm Clarke Foley Centre, Ilkley BADCOT members are invited to come along to the Ilkley Business Forum meeting to mix with other Ilkley businesses and to hear local business presentations. Our main speaker today is Phil Harrison from Airedale Enterprises talking about funding for small businesses. On top of that we have Andy Hartley ...

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Calling all Christmas market traders!

We’re urging Christmas traders to get in touch quickly for the last remaining stalls at the Burley-in-Wharfedale Christmas Market on Saturday 3rd December. In its 14th year and proudly organised by BADCOT, this is one of the village’s calendar highlights and attracts thousands of shoppers every year. As before, the Christmas market – from 2pm to 5.30pm – will run ...

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Venturefest York Wed 16 Nov

Wed 16 November, 9am to 6pm York Racecourse, YO23 13X Cost: £20 (+VAT) for delegates, Club tickets £45 (+VAT) The organisers of this year’s Venturefest say the one-day event for entrepreneurs, innovators and investors is jam-packed with things to get stuck into, key note speakers, exhibitions, seminars and chats with experts. More info here: VentureFest York

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Free talks and food at North’s no 1 Management School, Bradford University

Autumn schedule for free Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) events Venue: Bradford University School of Management, Emm Lane, Bradford BD9 4JL The FT’s no. 1 business school in the North – Bradford University School of Management – runs a programme of  Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) events to bring businesses solutions and executive development opportunities free of charge. The event includes food ...

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Networking Opportunity – Ilkley Wed 12th Oct

Ilkley Business Forum (IBF) Meeting Wed 12 October 5.45pm to 7.45pm Clarke Foley Centre, Ilkley All BADCOT members are welcome to events run by IBF, to which BADCOT is affiliated. Their monthly events are a mixture of networking, a main speaker and two brief talks from members introducing their business. They present a golden opportunity for BADCOT members to introduce ...

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Ilkley Business Awards open for entries!

Deadline for entries 30 Nov – Following last year’s success, the Ilkley Business Forum-supported awards are inviting entries from LS29 businesses of all shapes and sizes. With three new categories – Micro Business, Green Business and Special Recognition – there are now 14 to choose from. The entry process is simple via a new, improved website so there’s no excuse ...

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Tea and Cake for Dementia Sun 23 Oct

Dementia Action Group Tea and Cake St Mary’s Parish Centre, Station Rd, Burley-in-Wharfedale Sunday 23rd Oct, 2 to 4pm The Burley Dementia Action Group invites you to learn more about dementia and to support its work by attending the Tea and Cake. Director of The Memory Tree CIC, Dr Elizabeth Anderson, will talk about supporting those with dementia in our ...

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Brand Yorkshire conference Harrogate 6 Oct

Thurs 6 Oct, 8.30am to 4.30pm. Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, HG2 8NZ This is another opportunity to network with Yorkshire businesses and hear from a range of businessmen and women with wisdom to share – all for free. The guest speakers include the team of four formidable Yorkshire mums that rowed across the North Sea and also hold ...

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Broadband mtg with BT, Burley, Fri 7 Oct 6pm

Fri 7 Oct 6pm-7pm Queen’s Hall, Main Street, Burley-in-Wharfedale Does your broadband service leave much to be desired? As the inconsistency of broadband in our LS29 area is an issue affecting many people and local businesses, Philip Davies MP has arranged for BT to come to Burley to outline development plans and to speak to us. If you live in ...

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Food and Drink Event, York, Wed 28 Sept

Park Inn by Radisson, York Wed 28 September 8.30am to 2.30pm This looks very good for any businesses in food and drink industry – host Make it York has lined up some excellent speakers, from Shepherds Purse to Morrisons http://howsbusiness.org/networking-events/make-it-york-food-and-drink-conference  

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Murder Mystery Evening Fri 28 Oct

Burley Theatre Group presents a Murder Mystery Evening on Friday 28 Oct, 7.30pm at Burley Social Club. Tickets £12 including Splendid Buffet Supper. Party Bookings Welcome! For tickets and general enquiries call 01943 864018 or from the end of Sept, tickets can be booked via the website: www.burleytheatre.org.uk  

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Thurs 29 Sept: Thrive Business Conference

Thrive Yorkshire business conference is offering two free interactive workshops for every conference-goer. The third Thrive Yorkshire conference is being held at the Craiglands Hotel on Thursday, 29 September 2016. Delegate passes cost just £10 for Ilkley Business Forum members and include two free workshops. Choose between: Ruth Whiteley (Series 11 The Apprentice, Impact Sales Training) “Get some “umph” into your sales” ...

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Tourism boss to open Ilkley business conference

Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of ‘Welcome to Yorkshire’, is opening the 3rd, annual Thrive Yorkshire, business growth conference in Ilkley on 29th September 2016.   The conference which is heavily subsidised by the ‘Ilkley Business Forum’ is being held at ‘The Craiglands Hotel’ and will focus on tips, strategies, stories and ideas to help SME’s grow their business.   ...

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Opportunity to sponsor Ilkley Business Awards

Ilkley Business Forum is organising the Second Ilkley Business Awards in February 2017 and they’re keen to hear from sponsors. The awards will be held on Friday 24th February 2017 at the Kings Hall & Winter Gardens, Ilkley. Sponsorship opportunities available A headline sponsor at the cost of £1500 will give you: Your company name and logo on all promotion literature produced ...

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