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Invitation to Tender: Work to Woodland

The Town Council invites priced tenders for each location in respect of the works described in the enclosed document.

Please indicate when you could undertake the work.

Tenders to produce the report should be emailed to townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk

Tenders must be received by midday Friday 26th June 2020

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:47 by John Rowe

Tags: Tenders

Bakewell Market and Public Toilets Reopen

The popular Monday Stall Market, owned and operated by Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC) has reopened with stall numbers reduced to a maximum of 90 to enable social distancing measures to be introduced which includes a one-way system for shoppers. The market has reduced opening hours and operates between 9.30am to 2pm.

The District Council's public toilets have also reopened. They are available... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:35 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

National Park Authority confirms barbecues are not permitted anywhere in the open countryside of the Peak District National Park

National Park Authority confirms barbecues are not permitted anywhere in the open countryside of the Peak District National Park

Bakewell Town Council reiterates the joint message from the Peak District National Park Authority and major landowners:

Following a spate of damaging recent fires, the Peak District National Park has come together with its partners to announce that barbecues and open fires are not permitted anywhere in open countryside throughout the Peak District.

As landowner permission is required to light or tend... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Jun 2020 16:31 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Bakewell’s public toilets to remain closed

Derbyshire Dales District Council advise that the public toilets in Bakewell in common with the others it operates across the Dales will remain closed on safety grounds.

In a news release on Thursday 21st May 2020 the District Council said:

"Derbyshire Dales District Council's 11 public toilets will remain closed until the authority can guarantee the safety of users and cleaning staff.

Chief Executive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Respect our local communities - joint message

The following message has been received from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

"Derbyshire leaders have joined together to ask visitors to respect local communities this coming bank holiday weekend and to consider if they could come later in the year instead.

A joint message has been signed not only by Council Leaders across the county, but also the Chief Constable and Chief Fire Officer of Derbyshire,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2020 08:55 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Message from Peak District National Park Authority chief executive, Sarah Fowler

The Town Council has received the following message:

It is no surprise that as we take the first steps in the easing of 'lockdown' in this time of unprecedented national crisis, many of us turn to our national parks as a place of sanctuary.

"Across almost seven decades – and a past that has rarely seen anything of the magnitude of the coronavirus – our national parks have never been more... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 17:52 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Marking VE75 in Bakewell

Inevitably the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that arrangements for marking VE75 have had to be altered, but events will still be going ahead and social distancing will be maintained.

Royal British Legion Schedule

1100-1102 – Two Minute Silence

1115-1200 – The Royal British Legion VE75 Livestream

2000-2110 – VE Day 75: The People's Celebration, BBC One

2100 – 'We'll Meet Again' Singalong... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:13 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Town Council response to DCC Consultation on Care Homes: Gernon Manor

The Town Council has registered its strong opposition to the potential closure of Gernon Manor Care Home.

It urges Derbyshire County Council to find the funds to keep its care homes open. In these unprecedented times of the coronavirus emergency, which is likely to be with us for some time it is more important than ever that all care facilities are kept open and operational so that they can provide... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:38 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Bakewell District Covid 19 Local Information and Support Group

Bakewell District Covid 19 Local Information and Support

This group has been created to try and support the local community through the coronavirus. We will provide updates on staying safe, helping to protect vulnerable people and accessing supplies.

Your Bakewell District Councillors are:
Alasdair Sutton 07748831600
Mark Wakeman 07970326971

The following links provide a host of contacts and further information;... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 16:45 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

News from the Old House Museum

The Old House Museum has shared a link to a short video about its current textile exhibition. In addition, news updates form the museum can be seen below.

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:57 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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