Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Clerk: Katie Whitham
Baildon Library, Hallcliffe
Baildon, Shipley, West
Yorkshire BD17 6ND

Author: Katie Whitham

Baildon Horticultural Society February Newsletter

Baildon Horticultural Society February Newsletter

The latest newsletter from the Baildon Horticultural society has arrived. Filled with tips for what to do in the garden this month, recipes and news of this years show, its worth a look!

Posted: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 09:57 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Allotments

Christmas Office Closure

Christmas Office Closure

The Baildon Town Council office will close at 2pm on Friday the 20th of December. We will reopen at 9.30am on Friday the 3rd of January. If there are any emergency enquiries in this time, please contact the Clerk on 07938 062814. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Posted: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 12:28 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Office

Office Closure today

Unfortunately, due to staff and family illness, the Baildon Town Council office will be closed today from 10.30am. The office will open as normal on Monday at 9.30am.

Posted: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:42 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Office

Notice of a Vacancy in the West Ward

Notice of a Vacancy in the West Ward

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Councillor Vacancy, elections

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 peter.ashton@baildontowncouncil.gov.uk or 07483 846962.

Thank You.

Posted: Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:47 by Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Community, annual meeting

Councillor Vacancy on Baildon Council

Councillor Vacancy on Baildon Council

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A TOWN COUNCILLOR AND HELP TO MAKE BAILDON A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE?

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Co-option, Vacancies