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Bakewell Annual Town Meeting

The Annual Town Meeting takes place at 7.00pm on Wednesday 18th April 2018 in The Court Room, Town Hall

Presentation of the Annual Certificate of Merit Award

Updates on

Neighbourhood Plan
Bakewell Town and Community Trust
Bakewell Partnership
Flood Warden Scheme
Castle Hill
Bakewell Royal British Legion
Marking the Centenary of the end of WW1

The Annual Assembly Meeting for the Town of Bakewell is convened in.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 09:11 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:05 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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.

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Policies

Fairtrade fortnight begins Monday 26th February 2018

Bakewell is a Fairtrade Town with many outlets supporting producers to get a fair deal for their hard work by selling their goods.

Bakewell Town Council is contributing to Fairtrade fortnight by awarding prizes to the best representations produced by pupils at Bakewell Junior School of Fairtrade and what it means to them.

Bakewell Mayor Steve Edwards says "The pupils are keen to show their knowledge of Fairtrade.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:45 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Mayor's Christmas Message

Mayor's Christmas Message

Bakewell continues to be a great place to live, work or visit and it is a great privilege to be Mayor and represent both the Town Council and the Town at many different events.

Throughout 2017 we have seen many organised activities boost our economy and make the Town an enjoyable experience. Some things though have had to change, including how the future of Bakewell Show will take place, which is part of our evolutionary process, shame.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 00:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Mayor

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

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