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

District rolls up its sleeves for National Tree Week

Please see the attached press release from Bradford Council about events in the area to mark Tree Planting Week next week - including some in Baildon and the surrounding area.

Posted: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:18 by Admin

Tags: Community

Co-option Notice - Councillor Vacancy in West Ward

Please see attached a co-option notice for a Town Councillor vacancy in West Ward. If you are interested in applying please contact the Town Council Office for more information. The deadline for applications is 2 December 2019.

Broadly, to be eligible, someone has to be over 18 years old and either live or work in Baildon (or live within 3 miles of Baildon). Please contact us for the exact eligibility... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:23 by Admin

Tags: Co-option, Councillor Vacancy

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter November 2019

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter November 2019

Please see the attached newsletter for all the latest news from Baildon Horticultural Society.

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:37 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

The Opening of The Fold at Baildon Methodist Church

The Opening of The Fold at Baildon Methodist Church

UNFOLDING TO THE COMMUNITY
by John Anderson of Baildon Methodist Church

The Fold building at Baildon Methodist Church is now unfolded. On Sunday 3 November, the Rev Kerry Tankard, Chair of the Yorkshire West Methodist District, led an uplifting service of celebration and then, with the help of children to symbolise the importance of what this church is doing for the future, formally opened the Fold.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:36 by Admin

Tags: Community

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter with results of the Annual Show

Please see attached the latest Newsletter of the Baildon Horticultural Society which includes the results of the Annual Show held in September.

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:40 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

Notice of a Vacancy in the West Ward

Notice of a Vacancy in the West Ward

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that due to the resignation of Cllr L Rowe, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council.

If by 15 November, 2019 (14 days excluding Dies Non, after the date of this notice) a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the said Town Council ward, an election will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:44 by Louanna Winch

Tags: elections, Councillor Vacancy

The Baildon Tree Planting Partnership is created

The Baildon Tree Planting Partnership is created

A tree planting partnership has been formed in Baildon to enhance tree coverage and help tackle climate change.

Richard Nottidge, a Baildon resident, approached Baildon Town Council with his idea and representatives from Baildon Town Council, the Forest of Bradford and Friends of the Earth have now created The Baildon Tree Planting Partnership.

Baildon Town Council's Environment Committee have previously... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:36 by Admin

Tags: Environment Committee

Fascinating prehistoric artefacts from Baildon's ancient past back on display at the Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Historical Artefacts found on Baildon Moor dating back as far as the 1500s have been put back on display at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre. See this press release from Bradford Council for details. Come along to Bracken Hall (open 12-4pm at weekends) to find out more and to see the artefacts:

https://www.bradford.gov.uk/browse-all-news/press-releases/district-s-ancient-treasures-go-on-public-display/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:22 by Admin

Tags: Community, Bracken Hall

Closure of Ian Clough Hall building

Closure of Ian Clough Hall building

The following statement has been issued today by Bradford Council, on the future of the Ian Clough Hall building.

A decision has been made to close Ian Clough Hall on 31 March 2020. The site has been marked for closure for some time due to falling use and poor general condition.

Ian Clough Hall and the Library are to be demolished and the site marketed for sale along with the land adjacent, with the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:30 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Community, Ian Clough Hall

UCI Road Cycling World Championships - arriving in Baildon 28 Sept

UCI Road Cycling World Championships - arriving in Baildon 28 Sept

Come along on Saturday 28th September and watch the Women's World Cycling Championship pass through Baildon, along Otley Road. See attached map for more local information.

The Halfway House will have a big screen so you can watch the whole race, hog roast, full food offer, bars, and face painting! St James Church is also open and serving tea and tray bakes. The race is expected through between 11.30... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:05 by Admin

Tags: Community

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