Road Closures Around Baildon
Baildon Town Council have been informed by Danny Jackson, the Countryside and Rights of Way Manager of Bradford Council that the decision was taken yesterday to temporarily close to traffic Glen Road at Baildon and the Ilkley/Keighley Road over Rombalds Moors.
This was considered and approved by the Council's Gold command as a response to continued parking along these roads - presumably for countryside... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:23 by Adrian Naylor
Bradford Council - more than £20 million paid out under the Small Business Grant Scheme
Bradford Council have released a statement about the first payments to businesses in the district being made under the Government's Small Business Grants fund. The one-off grants of £10,000 are aimed at helping eligible small businesses to meet on going business costs during the coronavirus pandemic. The full statement can be read here:
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKBMD/bulletins/28464ac... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:49 by Admin
Community Hub Opens During Corona Virus Pandemic
For the last few weeks, Baildon Town Councillors and staff, Baildon Ward Councillors, Baildon Ward Officers, Baildon community development officers and staff from Baildon Community Link to name a few, have been working together with Bradford Council to create a local hub, to support the community throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
At 9.00am on Friday the 27th of March, the "local hub" was opened at Baildon... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:52 by Adrian Naylor
Baildon Northgate public toilets closed until further notice
From today, 25 March 2020, the Baildon Northgate public toilets will be closed until further notice. We apologise for the inconvenience, but the safety of the cleansing team have to be a priority at this time. Thank you.
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:10 by Admin
Response to the Corona Virus pandemic
Yesterday, 19 March 2020, Baildon Town Council's Governance Committee met to agree business continuity and contingency arrangements for the Town Council during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Town Council acknowledges the seriousness of the situation, including the unprecedented advice to cease all non-essential physical contact and for more vulnerable people to self-isolate.
The Town Council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 13:31 by Adrian Naylor
Latest Tree Planting News
On Saturday 14 March the Baildon Tree Partnership had another successful planting event. Two hundred trees were planted by volunteers on land near the playground at Roberts Park in Baildon.
The event was well supported by individuals, families and the 8th Shipley Beavers and Cubs. Derek Beebe, who runs the Baildon St Aidan's Beaver, Scout and Cub Scout groups, said everyone really enjoyed it and were... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:40 by Admin
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update statement from Bradford Council Leader Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe (Tuesday, 17 March 2020).
Please see the below link for the latest update on Coronavirus from the leader of Bradford Council, in particular this deals with which council services are closing and which are remaining open for now.
Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 12:10 by Admin
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
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
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