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

Activity boxes project by Baildon Community Link backed by BTC Skylark Funding

The Community Committee of Baildon Town Council awarded Baildon Community Link £1,000 under the Skylark community grants scheme. This, alongside donations from local residents, enabled The Link to purchase the necessary goods to make up over 100 activity boxes and parcels which were delivered to people who are housebound and isolated in Baildon. The Youth Club were also involved making this an... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 12:00 by Admin

Tags: Community

Free sociable/walking activities organised by the NHS

Please see the attached list of free activities and walks organised by the NHS and led by dedicated volunteer community health champions. Some of these activities are local to the Baildon Area. Ring 01274 321911 or email champions@bdct.nhs.uk for more information and details of how to join the activities.

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 09:49 by Admin

Tags: Community

Small Grants available for Community Activities

Small Grants available for Community Activities

Bradford VCS alliance are offering small grants of between £250 and £1,000 for groups who organise community activities. Please see the attached flyer for details and encourage any groups you are aware of to apply.

Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 11:23 by Admin

Tags: Community

Notice of Uncontested Elections of Town Councillors for Baildon on 2 May 2019

Please see the attached Notice of Uncontested Elections of Town Councillors for Baildon on 2 May 2019. As there were 11 nominations and 12 seats there will not be an election and the 11 nominated people are duly elected unopposed from May 2019.

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:50 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Press release from Walkers are Welcome - new footbridge over the railway line

Please see the attached information about the new Hawthorn footbridge over the Guiseley to Shipley railway line which is reopening on Wednesday 3 April at 11.15 am

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:54 by Admin

Tags: Community

Notice of Election

Notice of Election

Notice of Election - Election of Parish Councillors

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:52 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Statement re the Ian Clough Hall

Baildon Town Council has decided to withdraw from the operational management of the Ian Clough Hall from the 1st of April 2019. Responsibility will revert to Bradford Council for its continued operation and consultation with current user groups.

The reasons for this decision to withdraw include;

  • Bradford Council have confirmed that they can no longer commit to sign the Partnership Agreement with Baildon... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:36 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Ian Clough Hall

Town Council Elections - Papers available now for prospective candidates

Bradford Council have now made the nomination forms and guidance for candidates available for those considering standing for election in the Town Council elections in May.

The formal election timetable will begin on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 when the "Notice of Election" will be published. Nomination papers for candidates wishing to stand for election may be submitted from Tuesday, 26 March 2019. The close... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:00 by Admin

Tags: Elections

A voice for Baildon at Leeds Bradford Airport!

Baildon Town Council (BTC) have now received formal confirmation that they have been accepted as a full member of the Airport Consultative Committee, or ACC, which includes communities around the airport and other local and regional organisations. This follows a lengthy campaign by BTC, with the support of Cllr Ross-Shaw from Bradford Council, to seek representation for Baildon. Councillor Gill Dixon... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:05 by Admin

Tags: Community

New Nature Trail - along the River Aire next to Roberts Park, behind Glenwood Avenue, lower Baildon.

New Nature Trail - along the River Aire next to Roberts Park, behind Glenwood Avenue, lower Baildon.

I would like to make you aware of a project which is now well underway on land adjacent to the River Aire and rear of Glenwood Avenue, lower Baildon. The project follows a successful application for pocket parks funding which was led by the Higher Coach Road Residents Group with further funding support from the Baildon Town Council.

The project will include improvements to existing footpaths, including... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:42 by Admin

Tags: Community

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