Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Clerk: Louanna Winch
Baildon Library, Hallcliffe
Baildon, Shipley, West
Yorkshire BD17 6ND

Latest News

New faces at the Council

December has seen two new members of staff being recruited and two new councillors being co-opted to Baildon Town Council.

Following an independent staffing review in February this year, a new post of part time Deputy Clerk was created, and with the forthcoming retirement of our Responsible Financial Officer Gary Stevenson, recruitment took place for positions of Deputy Clerk and RFO.

Suzy Krupinski... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 11:26 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Councillors, Staff

Baildon lighting up for Christmas

Baildon lighting up for Christmas

Once again, Baildon is looking forward to a fantastic display of Christmas lights in the centre of Baildon, but also on Otley Road and the shops on Coach Road. New for this year as a trial is a giant star at the entrance to Baildon Station.

There are also some new icicle lights, and Baildon sees a total of 75 snowfall tubes to light up the trees. The coloured lights in the trees outside the library,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 15:58 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Christmas

Vacancies for Town Councillors

Vacancies for Town Councillors

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A TOWN COUNCILLOR AND HELP TO MAKE BAILDON A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE?

We currently have two vacancies on Baildon Town Council, which the Council will be seeking to fill by co-option.

This is a process whereby the Council considers applications from interested persons and can then select applicants to fill the vacancy.

If you are interested in becoming a town councillor, please write... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 11:09 by Admin

Tags: Co-option, Councillor Vacancy

Remembrance Day in Baildon Information

Remembrance Day in Baildon Information

Baildon Comes Together for Remembrance Sunday

Current Covid-19 restrictions will change the way we commemorate Remembrance Sunday in 2020. As of the 14 September, there are new legal requirements which apply to Remembrance events.

With this in mind - and after receiving advice from Bradford Council - Baildon Town Council, The Sailors and Soldiers Association and the churches of Baildon, have come together,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:56 by Admin

Tags: Remembrance

Notice of a Vacancy for Town Councillor in the South East Ward

Due to a resignation, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council.

If, by 5 November 2020, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at Bradford Council by ten electors for the Baildon South East Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

Attached are the Notice of Vacancy... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:25 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Baildon Town Council Annual Report 2019/20

Baildon Town Council Annual Report 2019/20

Our latest Annual Report is attached via the below link for your information - please take a look and see what projects the Council has been involved in around Baildon in the 2019/20 council year (May to April) and how the precept money has been spent. A local council relies on the support of its community and this is one of the ways we let you know of the work being done on behalf of the residents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:59 by Admin

Tags: Report

October Newsletter from Baildon Horticultural Society

October Newsletter from Baildon Horticultural Society

Another inspiring newsletter from the Horticultural Society including advice on how to make your garden a haven for wildlife over the winter, what to do with your autumn honey harvest, a comprehensive guide to growing grape vines and a guide to jobs to do now in the garden or allotment.

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:28 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

September Newsletter from Baildon Horticultural Society

Please see attached for the latest informative newsletter from the Baildon Horticultural Society, lots of handy hints and timely advice.

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:55 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy at Baildon Town Council

Responsible Financial Officer Vacancy at Baildon Town Council

Baildon Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and enthusiastic person to fill the post of Responsible Financial Officer who will operate the Council's financial systems and prepare end of year accounts.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have:

* proven experience of and/or qualifications in financial management, and skills in administrative procedures, including use of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:39 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Recruitment

Deputy Clerk Vacancy at Baildon Town Council

Deputy Clerk Vacancy at Baildon Town Council

Baildon Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and enthusiastic person to fill the post of Deputy Clerk. The Post Holder will also be the deputy for the statutory roles of the Proper officer.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have:

* a wide range of skills, including excellent communication, organisational and administrative abilities.

* a working knowledge of local government... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:34 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Recruitment

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