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Bakewell Annual Town Meeting

The Annual Town Meeting is to be held remotely at 7.00pm on Monday 26th April 2021

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 as are registered as local government electors for Bakewell will be allowed to vote at the meeting.

Members of the public wishing to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:23 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting

Extraordinary Meeting: Cafe in the Recreation Ground

Extraordinary Meeting: Cafe in the Recreation Ground

A Remote Extraordinary Meeting of the Town Council is to be held at 6.30pm on Thursday 25th February 2021 to discuss the proposal by Derbyshire Dales District Council to extend and alter the Public Conveniences in the Recreation Ground to create a "cafe in the park" with kiosk.

The purpose of the meeting is to determine the Town Council's view on the proposals and to form a response to the local planning... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 10:17 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Survey into traffic issues in Derbyshire

The Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership have commissioned Agilysis and Traject (two consultancies specialising in road safety research and delivery) to undertake a full review of the structure, strategy and delivery of road safety in Derbyshire. Part of the research is to understand the community perspective, and to this end are asking people to complete a survey before 31st January 2021.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:27 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

BBC Radio Derby Daffodil Project

BBC Radio Derby Daffodil Project

BBC Radio Derby Daffodil Project is encouraging people to put a daffodil in their window as a symbol of hope, new beginnings and Spring. It could be that people knit, crochet, paint, colour or draw and sculpt the daffodils they display. There are links to download a daffodil on the BBC Radio Derby Make A Difference page.

It is meant as a replacement for the summer rainbows that covered windows across... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:25 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Plea To Public As Pressure Increases on Local Hospitals

Plea To Public As Pressure Increases on Local Hospitals

The directors of public health in Derby and Derbyshire issue a plea to the public to follow regulations as the NHS deals with busiest period so far during the pandemic.

Derbyshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF), which brings together councils, emergency services and health organisations to tackle the pandemic have seen a significant increase on the pressure placed on our NHS following a steep rise in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 12:40 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Free transport to COVID-19 vaccinations

Bakewell and Eyam Community Transport (BECT) is delighed to offer free transport to appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations for those who cannot access traditional forms of transport due to accessibility of timetable issues.

Please get in touch directly with BECT on 01629 641 920, they will help if they can.

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 14:39 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Stay Local

Stay Home

The Town Council has receved the following from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

Going into this lockdown weekend please remember it's against the law to meet socially with family or friends unless they are part of your household or support bubble.

You cannot leave home for recreational or leisure purposes (such as for a picnic or a social meeting).

So you should minimise time spent outside your home,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 14:31 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Census Vacancies

Census Vacancies

The next Census takes place on Sunday 21st March 2021 and many temporary roles are available.

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 11:06 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Christmas and New Year bin collections

Christmas Collection Poster 2020

Derbyshire Dales District Council reminds residents that the Christmas and New Year bank holidays mean some bin collection days change over the festive fortnight.

But the good news for households whose usual collection day is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday is that Christmas and New Year waste and recycling collections in the two weeks immediately before and after Christmas Day do not change.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Foodbank Support

Foodbank Support

During these extremely difficult and challenging times some people may have to look for support through a foodbank. The map (can be downloaded as a .pdf below) shows local foodbank coverage.

The High Peak Foodbank offers emergency "one off" support for the Bakewell area whilst longer term help is available via the Jigsaw Foodbank, Matlock.

To access the service a referral is required a signposting letter... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 17:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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