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
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
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
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 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
Come and join us this weekend for festive activities...
Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:47 by Admin
Thank you to everyone who helped to make Baildon at Christmas and the Christmas Lights Switch-on event a success this weekend. We hope you enjoyed it. More pictures can be seen on our Facebook page and our website here:
Posted: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 10:57 by Admin
The Baildon Mechanics Institute has a modest income available for distribution by the Charity Trustees, in consultation with Baildon Ward Councillors, for "charitable purposes for the general benefit of the inhabitants of the former Urban District of Baildon for which provision is not made out of rates, taxes or other public funds". Please see the attached poster for details of how to apply.
Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:30 by Admin
If you are grass roots organisation that helps to improve health and well-being in the Community Partnership Area 1 (Lower Baildon, Cottingley, Shipley, Saltaire, Windhill) then please read this notice as you may be entitled to a grant of up to £1,000. The deadline for applications is 23 November.
Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:20 by Admin
To commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1, Baildon Town Council are pleased to report the completion of a year long project to restore a neglected war memorial in the historic village of Tong Park, Baildon.
The site has had a total makeover, including restored railings, cleaned stonework, restored benches and cut back shrubbery. The project has been undertaken in collaboration with Bradford... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 11:24 by Admin