Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Clerk: Helen Thornton
2 Northgate, Baildon, Shipley
West Yorkshire BD17 6JX


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 Helen Thornton

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

Town Council Elections May 2019

Town Council Elections May 2019

All the seats on Baildon Town Council are up for election on May 2 this year. This is a good opportunity for new candidates to come forward and stand for election. Perhaps you are a local resident who cares about supporting the local economy and improving local amenities, protecting green spaces and increasing local transport links among many other issues.

You will probably have many questions about... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 09:31 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Youth Celebration Event 4 February

Youth Celebration Event 4 February

Baildon Youth Partnership have organised a Baildon Youth Celebration event - Monday 4 February at Ian Clough Hall. Perhaps you know someone or a group who would like to come? See the poster for contact details and please pass details on to any relevant group.

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:37 by Admin

Tags: Youth

Baildon Town Council precept 2019 - 20

At a Full Council meeting on Monday 14th January, 2019 Baildon Town Councillors resolved to implement a precept of £45 per Band D household for 2019-20. This is the equivalent of a 26p per week rise.

Additional projects have in recent years been funded from Council reserves. However, the Council reserves now need to be addressed to take then above the minimum recommended limits.

Chair of the Council,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:45 by Helen Thornton

Tags: Precept

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