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Notice of Polling Districts and Polling Places Review

1. Notice is hereby given that Derbyshire Dales District Council (the Council) is conducting a review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations that fall within Council's area.

2. The (Acting) Returning Officer (ARO) for the Parliamentary Constituency of Derbyshire Dales, will make comment on the proposals and those representations will be published on the Council's website in accordance... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 09:04 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections, Community

Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan Proposal: Notification of ‘Regulation 14’ pre-submission consultation

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Schedule 4B para 4 (1)

The Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012 (as amended)

Bakewell Town Council has prepared a 'pre-submission draft' Neighbourhood Plan for Bakewell Neighbourhood Area and is seeking comments from people who live, work or carry on business in the Neighbourhood Area.

The Plan sets out a vision for Bakewell Parish reflecting the views and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:36 by John Rowe

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

Invitation to Tender: Street Furniture & Bench Maintenance Summer 2019

Tenders are invited for the cleaning, minor maintenance and repainting of

  • the Town Council's benches in the town centre, at Scot's Garden and Sheepwash, thirty in total
  • gutters, lintel, window frames and seat at the stone bus shelter,
  • signage at the entrance to Ball Cross, Catcliffe and Endcliffe woods,
  • finger posts within the town centre
  • oak finger posts at Scots Garden and Castle Hill

For further details... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

New defibrillator at Moorhall

New defibrillator at Moorhall

Members of the Garratt family joined Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service, Mayor Bill Storey and members of Bakewell Town Council to mark the installation of a new public access defibrillator outside the Moorhall General Store.

The installation of this defibrillator will serve a large residential area and is the first public access device of this type outside the town centre.

Bakewell Mayor, Cllr Bill... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:34 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Mayor

New Neighbourhood Watch Schemes Launch

Bakewell residents invited to find out more about Neighbourhood Watch as two new schemes launch in the town

Residents in Bakewell are being invited to find out how they can get involved in making the town an even safer place as part of a Neighbourhood Watch event next week. There will also be a chance to meet with officers from the local Safer Neighbourhood team.

The event will take place from 7pm on... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:59 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Safer Neighbourhoods: Safer Together Weekend - Free Anti-tamper number plate screws

Anti-tamper number plate screws offered to Derbyshire Dales residents during Safer Together events next weekend

Safer Neighbourhood policing teams have around 100 free anti-tamper number plate kits, paid for by the Derbyshire Dales District Council, to offer drivers in the town this Saturday (June 15).

As well as offering advice about vehicle security, residents will be able drop by and speak about any... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:26 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Supporting Bakewell in Bloom - weeding event Monday 8th July 2019

Organised by the Royal British Legion, there will be a deweeding event in Bakewell Town Centre to help support Bakewell in Bloom's entry to the East Midlands in Bloom Competition.

It all starts off outside Bakewell Town Hall at 6pm on Monday 8th July 2019 and will last for up to two hours at various locations around town. Bring gloves and anything which may help rid weeds and tidy things up.

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 18:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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

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