Baildon Town Council

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

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

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 Katie Whitham

Tags: Community

Office Closure

UPDATE - Due to the continuing weather, the office will remain closed this week. Normal service shall be resumed on Monday the 5th of March.

The Baildon Town Council Office will be closed on Tuesday the 27th of February and Wednesday 28th of February due to the inclement weather.

All members of staff can be contacted via email if required urgently.

The office will open again as usual on Thursday the 1st... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:20 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Office

Administrative Officer Vacancy

Administrative Officer Vacancy

Baildon Town Council is looking to add to its office team by recruiting an Administrative Assistant for 15 hours per week.

-12 months fixed term contract (which could be extended subject to funding).

-15 hours per week split over three 5 hour days (Tues - Thurs) Some flexibility will be required around these days.

-The Administrative Officer will be paid monthly in accordance with Local Government NJC... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:35 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Staff; Vacancies

Design Statement Working Group

Design Statement Working Group

A working group has been formed by local Councillors to discuss a Design Statement for Baildon. They are meeting on Wednesday night at Baildon Community Link at 7.30pm. All members of the public are welcome to attend.

A Design Statement (DS) is a community led planning initiative that enables our local community to determine what is special and what needs protecting in their own village or town.

Reflecting... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:17 by Katie Whitham

Tags: Design Statement