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Bakewell Town Council responds to DDDC Public Toilets Review

Bakewell Town Council responds to DDDC Public Toilets Review

Derbyshire Dales District Council has to find savings of £1.6 million in the next four years. As part of a drive to make savings, the Council intends to reduce the £460,000 per annum it spends on public toilets, with the aim of developing a cost neutral approach. The provision of public toilets is a discretionary power, not a statutory duty.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:30 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC, Community

Show your support for Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport

We are pleased to promote the following request from Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport:

"As Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport is looking for funding to support the Easy Shopping Service we have been selected as a suitable project that is worthy of support. However the only way BECT will obtain funding is if friends, family, volunteers, staff, local community supporters vote on the website below. .. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 09:34 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Celebrating Bakewell

Celebrating Bakewell

A Civic Service was held by Bakewell Town Council on Sunday 15th October at All Saints Church Bakewell at 3 pm.

Guests were greeted by the sounds of the Church bells as they arrived and were welcomed by the Mayor Cllr Steve Edwards.

Bakewell Brownies handed out the Order of Service and the Girl Guides managed the seating plan, escorting guests to their seats. Welcoming music was provided by the superb "Strung Together" a string.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Mayor

Making a splash in Bakewell

Bakewell Swimming Pool staff launched their new fitness classes on Friday evening 29th September 2017 with Gym Circuits, Aqua Fit and Aqua Bootcamp. Some people attending chose to take part in all three classes, others picked the one that suited them most.

Bakewell Mayor Cllr Steve Edwards was invited to go along to see how the classes were running and participate if he was up the challenge.

Cllr.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:13 by John Rowe

Tags: Mayor, DDDC

A busy week for Bakewell's Mayor

It's been a busy week for Bakewell Mayor Cllr Steve Edwards. On Friday 15th September he visited Bakewell and District Friday Group at the Medway Centre, where they meet most Fridays throughout the year.

Whilst there he gave a presentation to the group about the role of the Mayor and work of the Town Council . It was of special interest to Steve as the group are the Mayors chosen Charity for this Mayoral term. After the presentation he was.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:05 by John Rowe

Tags: Mayor

Bakewell hosts the British Decoy Wildfowl Carvers Association National Championships

Bakewell Mayor Cllr Steve Edwards attended the Agricultural Business Centre in Bakewell on Sunday 10th September 2017 to present awards to best in class of the British Decoy Wildfowl Carvers Association Bird Carving Championships. He was assisted by his daughter Lucy to present the awards after judging took place.

A vast mix of carvings were on display which must have taken many hours to produce given the intricate.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:52 by John Rowe

Tags: Mayor

Mayor Becomes Honorary Rotarian

Mayor of Bakewell Cllr Steve Edwards attended a meeting of the Rotary Club of Bakewell held at the Rutland Hotel on Wednesday 6th September 2017.

The Mayor had been invited to give a presentation to the group about the work and role of Bakewell Town Council and was inducted as an Honorary Member for 12 months.

Cllr Edwards said "I was delighted to be asked to give the talk about the work of the Town Council and was.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Mayor

Derbyshire Gold Card - Renewal Reminder

Gold Card holders are reminded to check validity dates on their cards as thousands are due to expire in the next few months.

Gold Card is Derbyshire's equivalent of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) which allows older and people with certain disabilities to travel free-of-charge, off-peak on local buses.

It can also be used to get discounts at around 700 local shops and businesses and to.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:31 by John Rowe

Tags: DCC

District Council Car Park Review

The District Council's consultation on its car parking policy is now live and taking place across the district until 18 September 2017.

The review comes about following recommendations by the Community & Environment Committee, 16 March 2017 to review various aspects of the car parking policy. These include:-

  • charges for season tickets
  • charges for permit holder car parks
  • charges for 3 and 7 day permits
  • bringing.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:02 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC, Car Parks

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