Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

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Clerk: Katie Whitham
Baildon Library, Hallcliffe
Baildon, Shipley, West
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Author: Katie Whitham

Deputy Clerk Vacancy at Baildon Town Council

Deputy Clerk Vacancy at Baildon Town Council

Baildon Town Council is seeking to appoint a forward thinking and enthusiastic person to fill the post of Deputy Clerk. The Post Holder will also be the deputy for the statutory roles of the Proper officer.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they have:

* a wide range of skills, including excellent communication, organisational and administrative abilities.

* a working knowledge of local government... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 07:34 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Recruitment

Baildon Library has re-opened

Baildon Library has re-opened

Baildon Library reopened on Tuesday 1 September with Siobhan and Linda from Bradford Libraries welcoming visitors back. This morning our wonderful volunteers joined them for all future opening sessions in the library.

You can order books online, by telephone (01274 584125) or email (baildon.library@bradford.gov.uk) to collect at Baildon Library at an agreed time slot. You'll also be able to return your... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 15:29 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Baildon Library

August newsletter from the Horticultural Society

August newsletter from the Horticultural Society

The latest newsletter of the Baildon Horticultural Society.

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:28 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Allotments

Public Toilets Re-open

Baildon Town Council will be re-opening the pubic toilets on Northgate on Friday the 17th of July. The toilets have been closed since the 23rd of March, due to the Government lockdown. The toilets will be open from 10.30am to 4.30pm everyday, and we would ask all users to wear a face covering or mask and observe social distancing when inside. Hand sanitisers have been placed at the entrance to the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 20:16 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Toilets

Road Closures Around Baildon

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Bradford Council

Community Hub Opens During Corona Virus Pandemic

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Corona Virus

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Community

Baildon Library to remain open

Baildon Library to remain open

Baildon Town Council can confirm that Baildon Library will remain open in the Ian Clough Hall building after the 31st of March 2020. However, efforts are on-going by both Bradford Council and Baildon Town Council, to find a suitable alternative for the library service. The ground floor, of the Ian Clough Building, will still be closing on the 31st of March 2020.

Baildon Town Council has also received... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:42 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Baildon Library

Storm Dennis - help at hand

Staff, councillors and volunteers at Bradford Council and Baildon Town Council are gearing up for another storm on its way to the district at the same time as clearing up after the last one.

Many areas were affected by Storm Ciara last week flooding properties, causing surface water, fallen trees, damaged roads and rivers to overflow banks.

There is hardly time to draw breath before the arrival of Storm... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 18:52 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Community

Leeds Bradford Airport Consultation 2020

Leeds Bradford Airport Consultation 2020

Leeds Bradford Airport is pursuing a £150 million pounds transformation of their current arrivals and departures building. Cllr Dixon who represents Baildon Town Council on the Airport Consultative Committee, has obtained the attached Power point presentation with full details of the plan.

Members of the public are invited to attend the Mercure Hotel in Bramhope on the 8th of February between... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 10:17 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Airport