Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

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Clerk: Louanna Winch
Baildon Library, Hallcliffe
Baildon, Shipley, West
Yorkshire BD17 6ND

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Now Cancelled - Volunteers wanted for Acorn and 'Oakling' planting session at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Now Cancelled - Volunteers wanted for Acorn and 'Oakling' planting session at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Apologies but this is now cancelled as the organiser is having to self isolate.

Volunteers are needed by a local group for an Acorn and 'Oakling' planting session at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre 10am-12midday, Saturday 21st March. They will be re-using 2L plastic milk bottles, filling them with soil and planting germinated acorns from last autumn plus 1 year old oaks that need more room to grow in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 10:29 by Admin

Tags: Community

Budget and Precept

Budget and Precept

Baildon Town Council derives its income from multiple sources. The main source is what is known as the "precept". The precept is a designated part of the Council Tax, which is collected by Bradford Council on behalf of the Town Council, at the same time as the main Council Tax and the precepts for the Police and Fire services. These precepts are set out on the Council Tax bill. Once collected, the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 11:51 by Admin

Tags: Precept

A good week for the Baildon Tree Planting Partnership

A good week for the Baildon Tree Planting Partnership

The Baildon Tree Partnership had a fantastic week last week. During Wednesday afternoon (26 Feb) and Saturday (29 Feb) nearly 500 trees were planted on a field to the west of Glenaire Primary School just off Thompson Lane. To reduce waste, recycled plastic tubes and ties were used to protect the trees from deer.

On Wednesday afternoon over 250 trees were planted by a large group of residents, community... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 12:17 by Admin

Tags: Environment Committee

Baildon Methodist Church enFolds the community

Baildon Methodist Church enFolds the community

The eco-built Fold at Baildon Methodist Church was on show on Saturdays in February. 51 visitors from throughout Yorkshire were given tours by skilled guides. There was delight in the warm, quiet experience in this, the first building on church premises in Britain to be built to standards similar to those of a Passivhaus. The Fold has never been heated: yet everyone felt warm. There is no thermostat;... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 10:06 by Admin

Tags: Community

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter March 2020

Please see attached the latest newsletter from the Baildon Horticutural Society who run the two allotment sites in Baildon - lots of information and advice on flower and vegetable growing, chicken keeping etc and some new recipes to try.

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:53 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

Notice of a Vacancy in the South Ward

Notice of a Vacancy in the South Ward

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

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

If by 13 March, 2020 (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 be... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:46 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Baildon Library to remain open

Baildon Library to remain open

Baildon Town Council can confirm that Baildon Library will remain open in the Ian Clough Hall building after the 31st of March 2020. However, efforts are on-going by both Bradford Council and Baildon Town Council, to find a suitable alternative for the library service. The ground floor, of the Ian Clough Building, will still be closing on the 31st of March 2020.

Baildon Town Council has also received... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:42 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Baildon Library

Storm Dennis - help at hand

Staff, councillors and volunteers at Bradford Council and Baildon Town Council are gearing up for another storm on its way to the district at the same time as clearing up after the last one.

Many areas were affected by Storm Ciara last week flooding properties, causing surface water, fallen trees, damaged roads and rivers to overflow banks.

There is hardly time to draw breath before the arrival of Storm... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 18:52 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Community

First Tree Planting Event held by Tree Planting Partnership

First Tree Planting Event held by Tree Planting Partnership

Baildon Tree Partnership has held its first tree planting event. 25 saplings were planted alongside the River Aire near Higher Coach Road in Baildon. At least 40 volunteers came along to help and after a tree planting demonstration everyone got involved and the trees were quickly planted . The trees were purchased from Beardsworths nursery in Cleckheaton and paid for by Baildon Town Council. Once the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 12:34 by Admin

Tags: Community

February 2020 Newsletter of Baildon Friends of the Earth

Please see the attached newsletter produced by the Baildon Friends of the Earth Group for local and wider news of the Environment.

Reminder of their next meeting – Thursday, 6th February at 7.30pm at 55, Springfield Road, BD17 5LZ. Hosts: Mike and Elaine deVilliers.

All are welcome as usual. Tea, coffee, soft drinks and chat follow the meeting.

Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:06 by Admin

Tags: Community

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