For the year 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, Baildon Town Council has set a local precept (share of the Council Tax) of £48.83 for a Band D property. This is a 0% increase on the precept set in the previous year. Following consideration of the Town Council's financial position, commitments and estimates, councillors agreed that the same level of precept is sufficient to cover the Council's anticipated... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:12 by Admin
Each year the Town Council holds an Annual Town meeting. Unfortunately in 2020 we were unable to do so because of the pandemic. However, this year the meeting will take place at 7pm on Monday the 26th of April 2021 via Zoom. This is your opportunity to speak to your local councillors, council staff and ask questions about how Baildon Town Council has used the precept in Baildon, and how it supports... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 16:19 by Louanna Winch
The community groups funded by Baildon Town Council continue to provide a fantastic range of support and services for our residents.
Their latest reports, showcasing their work, can now be read on our Community Development page https://www.baildontowncouncil.gov.uk/community-development1.html
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 14:54 by Lyn Farrell
Baildon Town Council have helped more community initiatives this month. The Community Committee agreed to give a grant of £250 to the Hoyle Court/Kirkland Avenue residents group so that they can organise a community picnic 'reunion' once Lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Baildon Rounders are setting up a group where adults in Baildon can come together to play friendly games of rounders and hope... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 14:51 by Lyn Farrell
Baildon Town Council submitted its response to the Bradford District Local Plan to the planning department at Bradford Council yesterday. A copy of the response, which was compiled and agreed by the Planning Committee, is attached. Thank you to the residents who contacted us with their views which have been carefully considered when drafting this document.
The Town Council have produced a balanced response,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 18:53 by Admin
The Friends of Baildon Station (FOBS) group is holding it's annual meeting on Monday March 22nd at 7pm via Zoom. The agenda, minutes and a plan for the year are attached. FOBS members work tirelessly to improve both Baildon Station and the rail service for Baildon. There will also be information on updates to Bradford Forster Square and Shipley stations as a Northern Rail representative will attend.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:17 by Admin
Baildon Town Council was pleased to support the crucial work of the Baildon Men's Health Group, which works to prevent loneliness and isolation of men in the area. The grant of £500 will help them continue their community work.
Posted: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 11:16 by Lyn Farrell
Baildon Town Council reached out to residents regarding the need for more grit bins in the area. The Town Council is now providing an extra 15 bins, bringing the total to 30. We have also worked to replenish the grit stocks in existing bins during the recent icy weather.
The Environment Committee is working with residents to investigate how paths across Baildon can be gritted during spells of bad weather... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:18 by Admin
Baildon Town Council resolved to add their support to the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill Alliance, a group of concerned scientists, academics, lawyers and campaigners who are calling on the UK Government to tackle the climate emergency in an urgent and effective manner.
Baildon Town Council wrote to the alliance to express their support and are now asking that local residents and the local MP... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:34 by Admin
Baildon Town Council supports the Local Electricity Bill Campaign by Power for People organisation. We believe that the bill will give greater benefit to local communities as well as helping to tackle the current climate emergency. The bill is currently supported by 241 MPs and we have written to MP Philip Davies to ask that he lend his support to the campaign.
We are therefore asking residents to ... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:54 by Admin