Please see the attached May newsletter from the Baildon Horticultural Society who run the allotment sites in Baildon - excellent advice on what to do now on your plot, in the garden or greenhouse at this time of the year, how to benefit wildlife and also some seasonal recipes and advice on foraging. Good lockdown reading!
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 10:44 by Admin
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:
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:49 by Admin
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
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
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
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
The eco-built Fold at Baildon Methodist Church was on show on Saturdays in February. 51 visitors from throughout Yorkshire were given tours by skilled guides. There was delight in the warm, quiet experience in this, the first building on church premises in Britain to be built to standards similar to those of a Passivhaus. The Fold has never been heated: yet everyone felt warm. There is no thermostat;... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 10:06 by Admin
Please see attached the latest newsletter from the Baildon Horticutural Society who run the two allotment sites in Baildon - lots of information and advice on flower and vegetable growing, chicken keeping etc and some new recipes to try.
Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:53 by Admin