Baildon Town Council

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Clerk: Helen Thornton
2 Northgate, Baildon, Shipley
West Yorkshire BD17 6JX

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Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter May 2021

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter May 2021

The latest Allotment newsletter is attached - information on jobs to do now in the flower and veg/fruit garden plus readers' recipes and news of the latest addition to the smallholder plots - Norfolk Bronze Turkeys!

Posted: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:20 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter April 2021

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter April 2021

Attached is the latest newsletter from the Baildon Horticultural Society. Lots of advice on what to do this month in the garden and on the allotment and articles for those interested in bee or poultry keeping. Also some very appealing recipes - rhubarb crumble muffins and rhubarb bread and butter pudding for example plus a cheap and tasty pasta dish from Napoli. Enjoy!

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:02 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

Local Precept Details for 2021/22 Council Year

For the year 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, Baildon Town Council has set a local precept (share of the Council Tax) of £48.83 for a Band D property. This is a 0% increase on the precept set in the previous year. Following consideration of the Town Council's financial position, commitments and estimates, councillors agreed that the same level of precept is sufficient to cover the Council's anticipated... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 10:12 by Admin

Tags: Precept

Baildon Town Council's response to the Bradford District Local Plan

Baildon Town Council submitted its response to the Bradford District Local Plan to the planning department at Bradford Council yesterday. A copy of the response, which was compiled and agreed by the Planning Committee, is attached. Thank you to the residents who contacted us with their views which have been carefully considered when drafting this document.

The Town Council have produced a balanced response,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 18:53 by Admin

Tags: Planning Committee

Friends of Baildon Station (FOBS) Annual Meeting - all welcome

Friends of Baildon Station (FOBS) Annual Meeting - all welcome

The Friends of Baildon Station (FOBS) group is holding it's annual meeting on Monday March 22nd at 7pm via Zoom. The agenda, minutes and a plan for the year are attached. FOBS members work tirelessly to improve both Baildon Station and the rail service for Baildon. There will also be information on updates to Bradford Forster Square and Shipley stations as a Northern Rail representative will attend.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:17 by Admin

Tags: Community

Baildon Town Council provide more grit bins for Baildon

Baildon Town Council reached out to residents regarding the need for more grit bins in the area. The Town Council is now providing an extra 15 bins, bringing the total to 30. We have also worked to replenish the grit stocks in existing bins during the recent icy weather.

The Environment Committee is working with residents to investigate how paths across Baildon can be gritted during spells of bad weather... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 10:18 by Admin

Tags: Environment Committee

Baildon Town Council Supports the Climate and Ecological Alliance Bill

Baildon Town Council resolved to add their support to the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill Alliance, a group of concerned scientists, academics, lawyers and campaigners who are calling on the UK Government to tackle the climate emergency in an urgent and effective manner.

Baildon Town Council wrote to the alliance to express their support and are now asking that local residents and the local MP... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 11:34 by Admin

Tags: Environment Committee

Supporting the Bill For Local Electricity

Baildon Town Council supports the Local Electricity Bill Campaign by Power for People organisation. We believe that the bill will give greater benefit to local communities as well as helping to tackle the current climate emergency. The bill is currently supported by 241 MPs and we have written to MP Philip Davies to ask that he lend his support to the campaign.

We are therefore asking residents to ... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 11:54 by Admin

Tags: Environment Committee

Baildon Walkers are Welcome Publish Annual Report

Baildon Walkers are Welcome Publish Annual Report

The Annual Report of the Baildon Walkers are Welcome group is attached. It includes details of the events the group still managed to run despite lockdown and also the self-guided walks that have been uploaded to their website to help people to get out and about during the restrictions. The group liaises with Bradford Council to take care of local footpaths and also produces booklets of local and regional... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:48 by Admin

Tags: Economy Committee

Fairtrade Fortnight - Community Arts Festival 22 Feb - 7 March

The Fairtrade in Baildon Group would like to share information about an online community arts festival to mark Fairtrade Fortnight this year

Choose the world you want - Fairtrade, climate and you

How to promote Fairtrade in a time of Covid? Within the limited range of possibilities for promoting Fairtrade in Baildon this year, the plan of the Fairtrade Group is to circulate via social media the excellent... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:53 by Admin

Tags: Fairtrade