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Notice of vacancy in the office of Town Councillor

Bakewell Town Council

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that ONE CASUAL VACANCY exists in the office of Councillor for the said Town Council.

An election to fill the vacancy will be arranged on receipt of a valid request in writing from ten local government electors for the Parish. If no such request is made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

Gypsies and Travellers: Extraordinary Meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council Tuesday 27th July 2021.

The agenda for the meeting, which includes the supporting document, can be found at https://www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/latest-committee-papers

Item 5 of the agenda concerns Gypsies and Travellers. Amongst the recommendations is the use of the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, as one of the temporary permitted sites, in the absence of a permanent site for travellers within the District.

The following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Operational changes to recycling and waste collections

The Town Council has received the following notification from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

We apologise again for the inconvenience but the aim of this plan is to ensure that all 34,000 households in the Derbyshire Dales get the best possible waste collection service in the current emergency situation.

There will be no food waste collections (we are currently the only authority in Derbyshire to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Derbyshire Victim Services

Derbyshire Victim Services

What can we offer?

We provide practical and emotional help and support to victims of crime across Derbyshire in the following ways:

  • A safe space for people affected by crime to discuss what has happened and how they are feeling
  • Access to a wide range of specialist support agencies
  • Assistance in completing a Criminal Injuries Compensation Claim
  • Ongoing support in coping with the aftermath of crime and recovery... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 14:25 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Mayor's Report 2020-21

The following report was presented to the Annual Town Meeting held on Monday 26th April 2021

I would like to begin by thanking our County Councillor Judith Twigg, Peak Park member Kath Potter, our District Councillors Alyson Hill, Alasdair Sutton and Mark Wakeman for all their work on behalf of Bakewell.

This May election sees the "end of an era" with Cllr Twigg not standing for re-election, we wish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 13:59 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Mayor

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

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