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Nominate Bakewell’s finest - Bakewell Town Council’s Certificate of Merit Award

Readers are invited to forward their nominations for valued members of Bakewell's community who have over the past twelve months gone the extra mile to make things happen that are not simply part of their day job.

Bakewell Mayor Steve Edwards said "This is your chance to thank the people the who make a difference to our community by formally recognising them through our award scheme and show appreciation with a presentation with a Certificate of Merit at the Annual Town Meeting on 18th April 2018". More »

Any nominations should be forwarded to John Rowe, Town Clerk at townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk or in writing to Town Clerk, Bakewell Town Hall, The Square, Bakewell DE45 1BT. Please include your name and a brief paragraph as to why your nominee should receive an award. The closing date for nominations is 5pm Friday 6th April 2018. » Less

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:00 by John Rowe

Bakewell Junior School supports Fairtrade Bakewell

Bakewell Junior School supports Fairtrade Bakewell

During Fairtrade fortnight, which ended on Sunday March 11th, pupils at Bakewell Methodist Junior School took part in a completion to illustrate what Fairtrade meant to them through their art work.

The competition was supported by Bakewell Town Council who provided certificates and prizes of Coop gift vouchers for the winners.

Bakewell Mayor, Cllr Steve Edwards, said " Well done, what a positive response from the pupils at the Junior School.They all took part in the competition after learning about how important Fairtrade is to the farmers and producers around the world. Coop vouchers were chosen as prizes as it is the town's biggest provider of Fairtrade products." More »

The Bakewell Fairtrade outlets list is shown on the Town Council website and this in turn gives support to Derbyshire Dales District Councils bid to become a Fairtrade District.

The picture shows the school prize winners with the Mayor Steve Edwards after their presentation. » Less

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:05 by John Rowe

Revised Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan Pre-submission Consultation open for comment until Monday 26th March 2018

The Revised Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan Pre-submission Consultation is now open for comment with a closing date of Monday 26th March 2018.

Full details can be found on our Neighbourhood Plan page.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:00 by John Rowe