Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Acting Clerk: James Laycock
2 Northgate, Baildon, Shipley
West Yorkshire BD17 6JX


Baildon Walkers are Welcome Publish Annual Report

Baildon Walkers are Welcome Publish Annual Report

The Annual Report of the Baildon Walkers are Welcome group is attached. It includes details of the events the group still managed to run despite lockdown and also the self-guided walks that have been uploaded to their website to help people to get out and about during the restrictions. The group liaises with Bradford Council to take care of local footpaths and also produces booklets of local and regional... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:48 by Admin

Tags: Economy Committee

Fairtrade Fortnight - Community Arts Festival 22 Feb - 7 March

The Fairtrade in Baildon Group would like to share information about an online community arts festival to mark Fairtrade Fortnight this year

Choose the world you want - Fairtrade, climate and you

How to promote Fairtrade in a time of Covid? Within the limited range of possibilities for promoting Fairtrade in Baildon this year, the plan of the Fairtrade Group is to circulate via social media the excellent... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:53 by Admin

Tags: Fairtrade

Installation of solar power at the Baildon allotments.

Installation of solar power at the Baildon allotments.

Baildon Town Council are delighted to continue to support the innovative work of the Baildon Horticultural Society and have awarded grant funding to support the installation of solar power at the allotments.

Here is an update from the Horticultural Society from their recent newsletter;

"Baildon Town Council have recently agreed to help Baildon Horticultural society with funding for solar panels to be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:28 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

New faces at the Council

December has seen two new members of staff being recruited and two new councillors being co-opted to Baildon Town Council.

Following an independent staffing review in February this year, a new post of part time Deputy Clerk was created, and with the forthcoming retirement of our Responsible Financial Officer Gary Stevenson, recruitment took place for positions of Deputy Clerk and RFO.

Suzy Krupinski... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 11:26 by Adrian Naylor

Tags: Councillors, Staff

Baildon lighting up for Christmas

Baildon lighting up for Christmas

Once again, Baildon is looking forward to a fantastic display of Christmas lights in the centre of Baildon, but also on Otley Road and the shops on Coach Road. New for this year as a trial is a giant star at the entrance to Baildon Station.

There are also some new icicle lights, and Baildon sees a total of 75 snowfall tubes to light up the trees. The coloured lights in the trees outside the library,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 15:58 by Adrian Naylor

Tags: Christmas

Vacancies for Town Councillors

Vacancies for Town Councillors


We currently have two vacancies on Baildon Town Council, which the Council will be seeking to fill by co-option.

This is a process whereby the Council considers applications from interested persons and can then select applicants to fill the vacancy.

If you are interested in becoming a town councillor, please write... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 11:09 by Admin

Tags: Co-option, Councillor Vacancy

Remembrance Day in Baildon Information

Remembrance Day in Baildon Information

Baildon Comes Together for Remembrance Sunday

Current Covid-19 restrictions will change the way we commemorate Remembrance Sunday in 2020. As of the 14 September, there are new legal requirements which apply to Remembrance events.

With this in mind - and after receiving advice from Bradford Council - Baildon Town Council, The Sailors and Soldiers Association and the churches of Baildon, have come together,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:56 by Admin

Tags: Remembrance

Notice of a Vacancy for Town Councillor in the South East Ward

Due to a resignation, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council.

If, by 5 November 2020, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at Bradford Council by ten electors for the Baildon South East Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

Attached are the Notice of Vacancy... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:25 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Baildon Town Council Annual Report 2019/20

Baildon Town Council Annual Report 2019/20

Our latest Annual Report is attached via the below link for your information - please take a look and see what projects the Council has been involved in around Baildon in the 2019/20 council year (May to April) and how the precept money has been spent. A local council relies on the support of its community and this is one of the ways we let you know of the work being done on behalf of the residents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:59 by Admin

Tags: Report

October Newsletter from Baildon Horticultural Society

October Newsletter from Baildon Horticultural Society

Another inspiring newsletter from the Horticultural Society including advice on how to make your garden a haven for wildlife over the winter, what to do with your autumn honey harvest, a comprehensive guide to growing grape vines and a guide to jobs to do now in the garden or allotment.

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 11:28 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

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