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Tenders Invited: River Wye Riverbank revetment works

Tenders are invited for the following work which comprises three sections:

Section A
Downstream of Bakewell Bridge*

Approximately 85 metres length
To restore the original riverbank line, backfill with externally sourced material appropriate to this sensitive location

Section B
Upstream of Bakewell Bridge*

Approximately 80 metres length.
Work to protect the toe of the bank to prevent further undercutting and reduce bank poaching pressure from people, cattle and dogs by increasing the vegetation, structure and diversity of the riverbank. More »

Section 3
Upstream of Section B
Approximately 40 metres length.
Work to address erosion caused by failed weir including investigation, assessment and resolution of undercuts in the riverbank.

*Important note: Bakewell Bridge is a Grade 1 Listed Structure https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1148112

For further information and an opportunity for a site visit contact the Town Clerk

Tenders should be sent in a sealed envelopeto:

Tenders
Town Clerk's Office
Town Hall
Bakewell
DE45 1BT

Tenders must be received no later than midday Friday 17th December 2021 » Less

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:51 by John Rowe

Riverbank Project Job Vacancy: Project Manager

In support of the Riverbank Project, the Town Council is seeking to appoint a fixed term (January 2022 - September 2023) Project Ecologist.

Work will include

        1. attending steering group meetings,
        2. managing the project budget,
        3. reporting to and communicating with the grants officer,
        4. providing advice and guidance,
        5. organising the range of events and activities as outlined in the application,
        6. managing other contractors such as trainers, educationalists, illustrators and designers,
        7. organising the outputs identified in the project plan including exhibitions and discoveries and book.
        8. organising public events,
        9. assist volunteers with editing and writing outputs, supporting their needs and aspirations.
        10. liaising with the schools, local organisations, members of the community, steering group members.
        11. evaluating the project.

Interested individuals should forward a concise CV (to include two referees) to for the provision of the above position to the Town Clerk by date Friday 17th December 2021. Email: townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk post: Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall, Bakewell, DE45 1BT.

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:18 by John Rowe

Riverbank Project - Job Vacancy: Ecologist

In support of the Riverbank Project, the Town Council is seeking to appoint a fixed term (January 2022 - September 2023) Project Ecologist.

Work will include

    1. Writing and recommending a management plan for Scot's garden meadow,
    2. reporting to and communicating with the project officer,
    3. providing advice and guidance,
    4. supporting other contractors such as trainers, educationalists, contractors with advice.
    5. Supporting organising the outputs identified in the project plan including exhibitions and discoveries and book.

Interested individuals should forward a concise CV (to include two referees) to for the provision of the above position to the Town Clerk by date Friday 17th December 2021. Email: townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk post: Town Clerk's Office, Town Hall, Bakewell, DE45 1BT. More »

For full details please see Project Brief. » Less

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:08 by John Rowe