Baildon Town Council

Serving the people of Baildon

Welcome to Baildon

Clerk: Louanna Winch
Baildon Library, Hallcliffe
Baildon, Shipley, West
Yorkshire BD17 6ND

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

2019 UCI Road World Championships Roadshow - 22 July, Hollins Hall

Baildon has got its very own UCI Roadshow on Monday 22nd July at 6.30 pm at Hollins Hall Hotel. The event is to share information about the Women's Elite Road Cycle Race which will pass along Otley Road on Saturday September 28th.
The bar will be open, so why not come along and hear all about it! All welcome. Thanks to Hollins Hall for their support and complementary use of the Bronte Room.

You can register... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:12 by Admin

Tags: Community

Activity boxes project by Baildon Community Link backed by BTC Skylark Funding

The Community Committee of Baildon Town Council awarded Baildon Community Link £1,000 under the Skylark community grants scheme. This, alongside donations from local residents, enabled The Link to purchase the necessary goods to make up over 100 activity boxes and parcels which were delivered to people who are housebound and isolated in Baildon. The Youth Club were also involved making this an... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 12:00 by Admin

Tags: Community

Free sociable/walking activities organised by the NHS

Please see the attached list of free activities and walks organised by the NHS and led by dedicated volunteer community health champions. Some of these activities are local to the Baildon Area. Ring 01274 321911 or email champions@bdct.nhs.uk for more information and details of how to join the activities.

Posted: Fri, 03 May 2019 09:49 by Admin

Tags: Community

Small Grants available for Community Activities

Small Grants available for Community Activities

Bradford VCS alliance are offering small grants of between £250 and £1,000 for groups who organise community activities. Please see the attached flyer for details and encourage any groups you are aware of to apply.

Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 11:23 by Admin

Tags: Community

Press release from Walkers are Welcome - new footbridge over the railway line

Please see the attached information about the new Hawthorn footbridge over the Guiseley to Shipley railway line which is reopening on Wednesday 3 April at 11.15 am

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:54 by Admin

Tags: Community

A voice for Baildon at Leeds Bradford Airport!

Baildon Town Council (BTC) have now received formal confirmation that they have been accepted as a full member of the Airport Consultative Committee, or ACC, which includes communities around the airport and other local and regional organisations. This follows a lengthy campaign by BTC, with the support of Cllr Ross-Shaw from Bradford Council, to seek representation for Baildon. Councillor Gill Dixon... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:05 by Admin

Tags: Community

New Nature Trail - along the River Aire next to Roberts Park, behind Glenwood Avenue, lower Baildon.

New Nature Trail - along the River Aire next to Roberts Park, behind Glenwood Avenue, lower Baildon.

I would like to make you aware of a project which is now well underway on land adjacent to the River Aire and rear of Glenwood Avenue, lower Baildon. The project follows a successful application for pocket parks funding which was led by the Higher Coach Road Residents Group with further funding support from the Baildon Town Council.

The project will include improvements to existing footpaths, including... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:42 by Admin

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Have your say on Bradford Council's Budget and Council Tax Proposals

Bradford Council is asking residents to give their comments on the latest budget proposals by Sunday 27 January. Please follow the link

www.bradford.gov.uk/budget

to view the proposals and complete the feedback form.

There are also paper copies of the proposals available to view and paper feedback forms to complete at Baildon Library.

Local services such as libraries, youth provision and health and social... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:45 by Admin

Tags: Community

The St Hugh’s Centre Christmas Hamper Scheme

The St Hugh’s Centre Christmas Hamper Scheme

The Christmas hamper scheme has been helping local families for nearly two decades. Every year we work with families who are struggling with the extra burden of providing for themselves over the festive season. The hampers contain Christmas food items and treats: Christmas puddings, mince pies, selection boxes, boxes of chocolates, tinned ham and salmon, preserves, chocolate logs etc.

We also include... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 11:07 by Admin

Tags: Community