We are looking for prospective candidates to stand for election as a Town Councillor
All 12 seats on Baildon Town Council are up for election in May this year. We are looking for prospective candidates who may be interested in standing for election. Please see our page "Becoming a Town Councillor" for more information and details of how to apply. If you would like an informal chat or more information about the role please complete the contact form or call the office on 01274 593169... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:49 by Admin
Have your say on Bradford Council's Budget and Council Tax Proposals
Bradford Council is asking residents to give their comments on the latest budget proposals by Sunday 27 January. Please follow the link
to view the proposals and complete the feedback form.
There are also paper copies of the proposals available to view and paper feedback forms to complete at Baildon Library.
Local services such as libraries, youth provision and health and social... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:45 by Admin
The St Hugh’s Centre Christmas Hamper Scheme
The Christmas hamper scheme has been helping local families for nearly two decades. Every year we work with families who are struggling with the extra burden of providing for themselves over the festive season. The hampers contain Christmas food items and treats: Christmas puddings, mince pies, selection boxes, boxes of chocolates, tinned ham and salmon, preserves, chocolate logs etc.
We also include... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:07 by Admin
Councillors' Surgery 12 January 10am Ian Clough Hall
If you have any questions/issues for the Bradford Ward Councillors then this is your chance to meet them and ask for advice.
Posted: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 09:40 by Admin
Town Council Office Closure over Christmas/Emergency Contacts
The Town Council Office will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from Friday 21st December and will reopen on Thursday 3 January. In the event of an emergency please contact Cllr Peter Ashton, Chair of the Council, on 07483 846962 or, if the matter relates to the public toilets, please contact the Environmental Warden on 07729 800525. Thank you.
We wish all Baildon Residents a Merry Christmas and a... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:41 by Admin
Litter-Free Baildon End of Year Update
A look-back at 2018
There are many positives to take from 2018. During the course of the year some 25+ volunteers have joined our litter-picks at various times. We have been supported by Bradford Council as well as Baildon Town Council and have been joined on several occasions by local Councillors. Various local groups have organised litter-picks and we have also arranged picks with local Guide and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 10:33 by Admin
Consultation on Bradford to Shipley Route Improvement Scheme
Please see this link to a consultation about highways work to improve links from Bradford to Shipley, residents can give their views until 8 February 2019:
Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:29 by Admin
Shipley Area Community Chest Grants - Closing Date Extended
The closing date for the next round of Community Chest applications has been extended to Thursday, 31 January 2019, see poster for details.
Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:09 by Admin
Commemorative Tree Planting
To mark the 10 years of Baildon Town Council's existence several current and former councillors attended a commemorative tree planting in Roberts Park on Thursday 13 December 2018.
Chair of the Town Council, Councillor Peter Ashton, remarked on 'the achievements of the Town Council since its birth and looked forward to the next ten years of public service', before having the honour of adding the first... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:01 by Admin
Woodland Archaeology Surveys 2019
Woodland Archaeology Surveys are back in our area in 2019:
· Middleton Wood, Ilkley - Wednesday 30th to Thursday 31st January
· Shipley Glen, Baildon - Wednesday 6th February
See poster for details...
Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:49 by Admin