Bracken Hall Countryside Centre will be closed this weekend (3rd and 4th March) due to the adverse weather. We will hopefully be open as normal from March 10th for the rest of our Science Month.
Posted: Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:42 by Louanna Winch
Given the prevailing weather conditions and the forecast for the next few days it has been decided to postpone this weekend's litter picks,which tied in with the national Keep Britain Tidy campaign. These will now be held on the 17th & 18th of March.
In the first two months of this year 204 bags of litter have been collected, this represents 130 hours of volunteers time. Baildon Town Council have... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 19:12 by Louanna Winch
UPDATE - We have now stopped accepting requests due to the demand exceeding the number of grit bins we are able to supply.
A number of residents have contacted us over the past few weeks regarding the lack of grit bins in their area. Though Bradford Council still has the responsibility for providing residents with grit, our Environment Committee has approved funding to install 15 grit bins around the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:49 by Louanna Winch
UPDATE - Due to the continuing weather, the office will remain closed this week. Normal service shall be resumed on Monday the 5th of March.
The Baildon Town Council Office will be closed on Tuesday the 27th of February and Wednesday 28th of February due to the inclement weather.
All members of staff can be contacted via email if required urgently.
The office will open again as usual on Thursday the 1st... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:20 by Louanna Winch
Baildon Town Council is looking to add to its office team by recruiting an Administrative Assistant for 15 hours per week.
-12 months fixed term contract (which could be extended subject to funding).
-15 hours per week split over three 5 hour days (Tues - Thurs) Some flexibility will be required around these days.
-The Administrative Officer will be paid monthly in accordance with Local Government NJC... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:35 by Louanna Winch
A working group has been formed by local Councillors to discuss a Design Statement for Baildon. They are meeting on Wednesday night at Baildon Community Link at 7.30pm. All members of the public are welcome to attend.
A Design Statement (DS) is a community led planning initiative that enables our local community to determine what is special and what needs protecting in their own village or town.
Reflecting... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:17 by Louanna Winch
On behalf of Baildon Town Council I am delighted to announce the launch of our Communities Together initiative for 2018/19 with an investment of £40k from the Community Development budget towards this essential work. Building on the important outreach development work that Baildon Town Council has already funded and in order to further strengthen and empower our local communities we have decided... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:39 by Louanna Winch
The next meeting of the Planning Committee takes place at Baildon Community Link on Thursday 8th February
Posted: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 10:30 by Gary Stevenson
The next meeting of the Environment Committee takes place on Tuesday the 30th of January in Baildon Library at 7.30pm. All members of the public are invited to attend.
Posted: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 19:30 by Louanna Winch
At its budget meeting on Monday 15th January, Baildon Town Councillors accepted the budget recommendations of its Governance Committee to set next year's Band D equivalent precept at £31.70 or 61p per week.
This represents an 11.07% increase on the previous year's precept of £28.54.
Amongst the reasons for the increase, Councillors accepted the need to fund its take- over of the Towngate... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:03 by Louanna Winch