Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

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

Author: Louanna Winch

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Notice of a Vacancy in the West Ward

Notice of a Vacancy in the West Ward


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

If by 15 November, 2019 (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... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 15:44 by Louanna Winch

Tags: elections, Councillor Vacancy

Closure of Ian Clough Hall building

Closure of Ian Clough Hall building

The following statement has been issued today by Bradford Council, on the future of the Ian Clough Hall building.

A decision has been made to close Ian Clough Hall on 31 March 2020. The site has been marked for closure for some time due to falling use and poor general condition.

Ian Clough Hall and the Library are to be demolished and the site marketed for sale along with the land adjacent, with the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:30 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Community, Ian Clough Hall

Statement re the Ian Clough Hall

Baildon Town Council has decided to withdraw from the operational management of the Ian Clough Hall from the 1st of April 2019. Responsibility will revert to Bradford Council for its continued operation and consultation with current user groups.

The reasons for this decision to withdraw include;

  • Bradford Council have confirmed that they can no longer commit to sign the Partnership Agreement with Baildon... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:36 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Ian Clough Hall

Baildon Town Council precept 2019 - 20

At a Full Council meeting on Monday 14th January, 2019 Baildon Town Councillors resolved to implement a precept of £45 per Band D household for 2019-20. This is the equivalent of a 26p per week rise.

Additional projects have in recent years been funded from Council reserves. However, the Council reserves now need to be addressed to take then above the minimum recommended limits.

Chair of the Council,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:45 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Precept

Annual Office Shutdown

Annual Office Shutdown

The Baildon Town Council office, will be closed from 4pm on Friday the 24th of August, to 8am on Monday the 3rd of September.

All urgent enquiries should be addressed to the Chair of the Council, Cllr Peter Ashton, who can be contacted via email at or 07483 846962.

Thank You.

Posted: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:47 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Office

Annual Town Meeting

Annual Town Meeting

The Annual meeting of Baildon Town Council takes place on Wednesday the 9th of May from 7pm at Ian Clough Hall.

Come along and meet your local Councillors and browse our stalls. Speak to representatives from Bracken Hall, Baildon Library, Farmers Market, Baildon Buddies, our Environmental Warden and West Yorkshire Police.

Stalls open at 7pm with free tea and coffee for those in attendance. The main meeting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 13:41 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Community, annual meeting

Councillor Vacancy on Baildon Council

Councillor Vacancy on Baildon Council


We currently have a vacancy in the South East Ward 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 vacancies.

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

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 13:33 by Louanna Winch

Tags: Co-option, Vacancies

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

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