Yesterday, 19 March 2020, Baildon Town Council's Governance Committee met to agree business continuity and contingency arrangements for the Town Council during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Town Council acknowledges the seriousness of the situation, including the unprecedented advice to cease all non-essential physical contact and for more vulnerable people to self-isolate.
The Town Council... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 13:31 by Louanna Winch
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
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
Staff, councillors and volunteers at Bradford Council and Baildon Town Council are gearing up for another storm on its way to the district at the same time as clearing up after the last one.
Many areas were affected by Storm Ciara last week flooding properties, causing surface water, fallen trees, damaged roads and rivers to overflow banks.
There is hardly time to draw breath before the arrival of Storm... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 18:52 by Louanna Winch
Baildon Tree Partnership has held its first tree planting event. 25 saplings were planted alongside the River Aire near Higher Coach Road in Baildon. At least 40 volunteers came along to help and after a tree planting demonstration everyone got involved and the trees were quickly planted . The trees were purchased from Beardsworths nursery in Cleckheaton and paid for by Baildon Town Council. Once the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 12:34 by Admin
Please see the attached newsletter produced by the Baildon Friends of the Earth Group for local and wider news of the Environment.
Reminder of their next meeting – Thursday, 6th February at 7.30pm at 55, Springfield Road, BD17 5LZ. Hosts: Mike and Elaine deVilliers.
All are welcome as usual. Tea, coffee, soft drinks and chat follow the meeting.
Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:06 by Admin
Please see the attached poster for details of a launch event for the Tree Planting Scheme to be held on Saturday 18 January at the St Hugh's Centre 2pm to 4pm. Come along to find out more about the scheme, free refreshments are available and there are crafts for the children (small charge for the bird box).
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 10:14 by Admin
The first tree to be planted by the new Baildon Tree Planting Partnership was planted on 27 November on land at the corner of Green Lane and Thompson Lane. Bradford Councillor Vick Jenkins was invited to plant the tree with children from Glenaire Primary School.
The Partnership has been set up by Baildon Town Council, but was instigated by a local residient - Richard Nottidge, with the aim to increase... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 12:13 by Admin
Please see the attached press release from Bradford Council about events in the area to mark Tree Planting Week next week - including some in Baildon and the surrounding area.
Posted: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 11:18 by Admin
UNFOLDING TO THE COMMUNITY
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