Bakewell Town Council

Bakewell Historic Capital of the Peak

Town Hall

Clerk RFO: John H Rowe
Clerk's Office, Town Hall
Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1BT

Tel: 01629 813525

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Latest News

Derbyshire County Council Action Grants

If you're involved with a community organisation like a sports club or a neighbourhood watch group, if you arrange activities for local people or are planning an event for your town or village you may be interested to know that a total of 2,000 grants are available from the Derbyshire County Council Action Grants programme until May 2020 for projects to promote the following themes:

  • community activity
  • community safety
  • youth activity
  • physical activity and sport

Eligibility criteria and application forms are are available on the DCC Action Grants page.

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Annual Meeting of the Town Council

Annual Meeting of the Town Council

Bakewell Town Council held its Annual Meeting on Monday 21st May 2018, Cllr Bill Storey was elected Mayor and Cllr John Boyle is now Deputy Mayor.

The Council is streamlining its structure for the new council year and from June 2018 there will be two meetings of full Council each month. These will incorporate the work of the Finance and Planning Committees. It is anticipated the changes will speed up the decision making process will allow business to be discharged more quickly. Meetings take place on the first and third Monday of the month in the Council Chamber, Town Hall. There will be no meeting on the third Monday in August. Meetings are open to the public and representations can be received during Public Speaking. More »

The Town Council continues to be represented on a number of outside bodies including Bakewell in Bloom, Fairtrade, and the Royal British Legion.

The Town Clerk's Office is open to the public 9.30-12.30 Mondays (except meeting days), Wednesdays and Fridays. » Less

Tue, 22 May 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Stolen Caravan; Police Appeal for Information

Between 0840 and 1630 on Monday 30th April a caravan was stolen from a driveway on Castle Drive, Bakewell.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the theft take place or who have CCTV to please ring Derbyshire Police on 101 and quoting crime number 18000195411.

Tue, 08 May 2018 09:52 by John Rowe