Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

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

Latest News

New campaign by The Daily Mail and Keep Britain Tidy

Plastic littering and pollution is very much in the public's mind at the moment so Keep Britain Tidy has teamed up with the Daily Mail to run a new national campaign this May – the Great Plastic Pick Up.

We aim to inspire thousands of volunteers around the country to collect 15 million plastic bottles, plus a whole host of aluminium cans and general litter over the long weekend of 11th, 12th and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 10:35 by Admin

Tags: Community

The future of Baildon Station - Please complete this survey and have your say!

The future of Baildon Station - Please complete this survey and have your say!

Friends of Baildon Station (FOBS) is a community group which aims to improve services and facilities at Baildon station. We want to know what YOU think! Please complete our survey by Thursday 31 May and have your say.

Complete the survey here:

Friends of Baildon Station Survey 2018

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:10 by Admin

Tags: Community, FOBS, station

Make sure you’re registered to vote in the Local Elections 2018

Make sure you're registered to vote in May

There are local elections in the Bradford district on Thursday, 3 May 2018. You need to be registered by 17 April so that you can vote on 3 May.

Who needs to register to vote?

If you have moved since you last registered to vote, or if you have never registered to vote, you will need to register now. If you are already registered to vote and your address has not... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 10:50 by Admin

Tags: elections, Community

Council Vacancy in the South East Ward

Council Vacancy in the South East Ward

Due to the resignation of Councillor Mathew Ward, a vacancy has arisen in the South East Ward of Baildon Town Council. The vacancy notice will be displayed from the 5th to the 25th of April and an electronic version can be found attached to this news item.

Further information will be published when received by Electoral Services after the 25th of April 2018.

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:23 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Councillor Vacancy

Easter Egg Run

Easter Egg Run

On Sunday 25th March the annual Easter Egg run organised by Shipley Harley Davidson Club left from Baildon in convoy to deliver Easter Eggs to the Children's Ward at BRI and then to Riding for the Disabled based near Haworth.

Over 40 bikes met in the Village, with riders coming from all over Yorkshire, to deliver hundreds of eggs to both groups of children.

Councillor John Turner, who accompanied the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 18:25 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Community Harley Davidson

Changes to Library Opening Hours

Changes to Library Opening Hours

Baildon Town Council and Bradford Libraries have announced new opening hours for Baildon Library after a consultation with the public.

For more information go to our Libraries page.

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:11 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Baildon Library

Cancelled Litter Picking events

Due to the poor weather forecast this weekend, all of the Litter Free Baildon events have been cancelled. We hope that more events will take place when the snow has dissappeared.

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:25 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Community Litter Picks

Bracken Hall closed this weekend

Bracken Hall closed this weekend

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

Tags: Bracken Hall

Weekend events cancelled

Weekend events cancelled

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

Tags: Community Litter Picks

Do you need a grit bin?

Do you need a grit bin?

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

Tags: Community

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