Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

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

Author: Admin

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

Installation of solar power at the Baildon allotments.

Installation of solar power at the Baildon allotments.

Baildon Town Council are delighted to continue to support the innovative work of the Baildon Horticultural Society and have awarded grant funding to support the installation of solar power at the allotments.

Here is an update from the Horticultural Society from their recent newsletter;

"Baildon Town Council have recently agreed to help Baildon Horticultural society with funding for solar panels to be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 11:28 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

Vacancies for Town Councillors

Vacancies for Town Councillors


We currently have two vacancies 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 vacancy.

If you are interested in becoming a town councillor, please write... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 11:09 by Admin

Tags: Co-option, Councillor Vacancy

Remembrance Day in Baildon Information

Remembrance Day in Baildon Information

Baildon Comes Together for Remembrance Sunday

Current Covid-19 restrictions will change the way we commemorate Remembrance Sunday in 2020. As of the 14 September, there are new legal requirements which apply to Remembrance events.

With this in mind - and after receiving advice from Bradford Council - Baildon Town Council, The Sailors and Soldiers Association and the churches of Baildon, have come together,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:56 by Admin

Tags: Remembrance

Notice of a Vacancy for Town Councillor in the South East Ward

Due to a resignation, a vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Town Council.

If, by 5 November 2020, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at Bradford Council by ten electors for the Baildon South East Ward, an election will be held to fill the vacancy, otherwise the vacancy will be filled by co-option.

Attached are the Notice of Vacancy... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:25 by Admin

Tags: Elections

Baildon Town Council Annual Report 2019/20

Baildon Town Council Annual Report 2019/20

Our latest Annual Report is attached via the below link for your information - please take a look and see what projects the Council has been involved in around Baildon in the 2019/20 council year (May to April) and how the precept money has been spent. A local council relies on the support of its community and this is one of the ways we let you know of the work being done on behalf of the residents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:59 by Admin

Tags: Report