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

Latest News

Mike Horrod - Certificate of Merit Awards 2019

Mike Horrod - Certificate of Merit Awards 2019

Mike Horrod was nominated for "his leadership of the planning group on the lead up to Remembrance Day 2017, ready for the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 in 2018. He led the Group with enthusiasm and spent many, many hours planning and organising the events.

His hard work made the events the successes they were. The 100th anniversary Remembrance Parade and Service were the best attended events in... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:05 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Community

Michael Hillam - Certificate of Merit Award

Michael Hillam - Certificate of Merit Award

The citation on the certificate reads:

"That you, Michael J Hillam, led the rescue and renovation of the St John's Almshouses building which had become dilapidated and unfit for purpose. You then became, and continue as, volunteer Clerk to the Trustees to ensure the financial security of these almshouses in order that the Grade 2 listed building be preserved as an asset to Bakewell and continues to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:04 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Community

John McGough - Certificate of Merit Awards 2019

John McGough - Certificate of Merit Awards 2019

John McGough was nominated for his work as thefounder and organiser of Bakewell and District Community Choir. Founded in 2016, the choir has a regular attendance of 70 local people and brings pleasure to both members and the audiences at concerts. Through subscriptions and concerts, John has organised the choir to raise funds for Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport, Bakewell Day of Dance and to install... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:03 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Community

Mayors Report 2019

The Mayors Report was given to the Annual Town Meeting held on Wednesday 10th April 2019

"I would like to begin by thanking our County Councillor Judith Twigg, our District Councillors Alyson Hill, Philippa Tilbrook and Helen Froggatt as well as Peak Park member Kath Potter for their work on behalf of Bakewell.

Thanks, too, to Town Council members for all your work and support during the last 12 month.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Mayor

Local Government Elections 2nd May 2019 Notice of Persons Nominated

Notices of Persons Nominated for the Town and District Council elections to be held on 2nd May 2019 have been received and are available in the documments below.

Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 17:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

Annual Town Meeting and Certificate of Merit Awards 10th April 2019

To make a nomination for the Certificate of Merit email townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk with details of who you think should receive an award for "going the extra mile" and why you think they should be recognised.

The Annual Assembly Meeting for the Town of Bakewell is convened in accordance with Schedule 12 of the Local Government Act 1972

The public is entitled to be present but such persons only... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Community

Local Government Elections 2nd May 2019

Parish, Town and District Elections are to be held on Thursday 2nd May 2019. Information, including nomination packs are available at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/electiions2019

The Notice of Election has been published, a copy is available below:

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:55 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

Yeld Road Play Area

Yeld Road Play Area

Following a review of operations Bakewell Town Council is to close its Yeld Road Play Area.

The decision has been taken due to the increasing maintenance and renewal costs, inappropriate usage, and previous damage to the site.

Mayor of Bakewell, Cllr Bill Storey, said "We have, for some time, been working to find an organisation willing to take over responsibility for this play area but to no avail.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:50 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Catcliffe Wood Litter Pick

Catcliffe Wood Litter Pick

The Mayor of Bakewell, Bill Storey, organised a morning of litter picking in a wood owned and managed by Bakewell Town Council on Saturday 2nd March.

Catcliffe Wood is beside the pedestrianised section of Butts Road. It is crossed by public footpaths leading to Park Road. Local residents and councillors were concerned about the amount of litter in the woodland so worked together to clear the discarded... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 11:20 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Mayor, DDDC

District and Parish Council Elections - 2nd May 2019

Election Day for District and Parish Councils is Thursday 2nd May 2019 with all seats up for election. Nomination packs can be downloaded from the District Council's website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/elections2019 alternatively call the Elections Helpline on 01629 761300.

Derbyshire Dales District Council is arranging a briefing for prospective candidates at Matlock Town Hall at 6pm on Tuesday 19th... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:22 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

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