Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

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

Author: Admin

Co-option Notice - Councillor Vacancy in West Ward

Please see attached a co-option notice for a Town Councillor vacancy in West Ward. If you are interested in applying please contact the Town Council Office for more information. The deadline for applications is 2 December 2019.

Broadly, to be eligible, someone has to be over 18 years old and either live or work in Baildon (or live within 3 miles of Baildon). Please contact us for the exact eligibility... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:23 by Admin

Tags: Co-option, Councillor Vacancy

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter November 2019

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter November 2019

Please see the attached newsletter for all the latest news from Baildon Horticultural Society.

Posted: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:37 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

The Opening of The Fold at Baildon Methodist Church

The Opening of The Fold at Baildon Methodist Church

by John Anderson of Baildon Methodist Church

The Fold building at Baildon Methodist Church is now unfolded. On Sunday 3 November, the Rev Kerry Tankard, Chair of the Yorkshire West Methodist District, led an uplifting service of celebration and then, with the help of children to symbolise the importance of what this church is doing for the future, formally opened the Fold.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 12:36 by Admin

Tags: Community

Baildon Horticultural Society Newsletter with results of the Annual Show

Please see attached the latest Newsletter of the Baildon Horticultural Society which includes the results of the Annual Show held in September.

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 12:40 by Admin

Tags: Allotments

The Baildon Tree Planting Partnership is created

The Baildon Tree Planting Partnership is created

A tree planting partnership has been formed in Baildon to enhance tree coverage and help tackle climate change.

Richard Nottidge, a Baildon resident, approached Baildon Town Council with his idea and representatives from Baildon Town Council, the Forest of Bradford and Friends of the Earth have now created The Baildon Tree Planting Partnership.

Baildon Town Council's Environment Committee have previously... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:36 by Admin

Tags: Environment Committee

Fascinating prehistoric artefacts from Baildon's ancient past back on display at the Bracken Hall Countryside Centre

Historical Artefacts found on Baildon Moor dating back as far as 1500 bc have been put back on display at Bracken Hall Countryside Centre. See this press release from Bradford Council for details. Come along to Bracken Hall (open 12-4pm at weekends) to find out more and to see the artefacts: Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:22 by Admin

Tags: Bracken Hall, Community

UCI Road Cycling World Championships - arriving in Baildon 28 Sept

UCI Road Cycling World Championships - arriving in Baildon 28 Sept

Come along on Saturday 28th September and watch the Women's World Cycling Championship pass through Baildon, along Otley Road. See attached map for more local information.

The Halfway House will have a big screen so you can watch the whole race, hog roast, full food offer, bars, and face painting! St James Church is also open and serving tea and tray bakes. The race is expected through between 11.30... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:05 by Admin

Tags: Community

Baildon Welcomes the World - UCI World Cycling Championships


On Saturday 28th September 2019 over 100 of the top female cyclists in the world will take part in the UCI Women's Elite Road Race. The race will come through Baildon, along the Otley Road, at about 11.30 that day . As with the Tour de Yorkshire, activities are planned to welcome the race, and this year we are delighted that Greene King Brewery have agreed to sponsor a big... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:20 by Admin

Tags: Community

Baildon Horticultural Society Annual Show - Sunday 1 September 2019 2pm Sandal School

Baildon Horticultural Society will be holding its Annual Show this year on Sunday 1 September at 2pm at Sandal School, Baildon. Come along to support this non profit making organisation that operates to support members in gardening and growing vegetables.

The schedule is now available to download from their website:

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 10:55 by Admin

Tags: Community

St Hugh's Centre School Holiday Free Lunch Box Scheme

The St Hugh's Centre in Baildon are again running their school holiday free lunch box scheme - free food boxes are available for pre-school children and school-age children entitled to free school meals. Just drop in to receive a box - see poster for details. This scheme relies on donations - if anyone feels able to donate packeted/tinned food please see the details on the poster for where to take... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:10 by Admin

Tags: Community