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

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

A Healthier Choice at Bakewell 5k Park Run

A Healthier Choice at Bakewell 5k Park Run

Peak District National Authority Staff lead by Chief Executive Sarah Fowler along with Derbyshire Dales District Councillor Susan Hobson and Bakewell Mayor Steve Edwards all took part in the fifteenth Bakewell Park Run on Saturday 28th April.

Councillor Edwards said, "This was a great opportunity to all have a go at Park Run together and take advantage of getting involved in a healthier lifestyle which caters for all abilities. Anyone taking part, from top athletes after a personal best to those who simply want to walk the 5k distance are welcome." More »

Bakewell Park Run takes place every Saturday from Hassop Station along the Monsal Trail and starts at 9am. The event is free of charge.

For more information visit to find out how to get involved » Less

Wed, 02 May 2018 19:40 by John Rowe