A Warm Place - Bakewell Methodist Church

A lot of us are worried about being able to keep warm as it gets colder and prices rise but on every Thursday afternoon in the Methodist church, the lounge will be open from 1.30pm – 4.30pm was a Warm place where anyone (you do not have to be a church member) can come in, sit and relax and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and a biscuit in the warmth, There will be games to play or you can just sit... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Oct 2022 12:46 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Flood Resilience in Bakewell

The Environment Agency, in partnership with Derbyshire County Council, are hosting a community engagement event on flood risk and property flood resilience in Bakewell.

It's a drop in event on Tuesday 18th October 2022 between 2pm and 7pm at the Agricultural Business Centre DE45 1AH.

For further information email

Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 16:35 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

Death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

Bakewell Town Council expresses its profound sadness on hearing of the death of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

On behalf of the people of Bakewell, the council would also like to extend sincere condolences to members of the Royal Family.

As a mark of respect, civic flags are being flown at half-mast and a book of condolence has been opened this will be found adjacent to the DCC Registrar's Office on... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Views sought on Bakewell Partnership

Stemming from a desire to bring together representatives from across the town, the Bakewell Partnership was first formed in 2012. The original roll-call included businesses, residents, community groups and representatives from the Town, District, and County Councils as well as the National Park Authority. It was to act as a forum to progress matters of common concern with the body seeking to contribute... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 11:13 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Fly Tipping - Catcliffe Wood

Fly Tipping - Catcliffe Wood

Fly tipping is antisocial, irresponsible, and illegal.

If anyone has information about who was responsible for dumping these items in Catcliffe Wood please contact the Town Clerk.

For information about the correct disposal of household waste see the DCC Northwood Lane Recycling Centre pages.

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2022 11:21 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Bakewell’s 18th International Day of Dance

We have received the following from Day of Dance and wish them every success for 2022.

"We are back! After two quiet years on the streets of Bakewell, we are so excited that the 18th Day of Dance will be held on Saturday 25 June, filling our picturesque town again with the music and dance from around the world.

The Day heralds the start of Bakewell Carnival Week, there is a Farmers Market and with local... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 11:14 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Mayor's Report 2021-22

The following report was presented to the Annual Town Meeting held at Town Hall on Wednesday 13th April 2022 by Acting Mayor Cllr Paul Miller.

"It was with great sadness that in October 2021 the Town Council received the news of the passing of the Mayor, Hilary Young. Cllr Young was a stalwart of the Town Council and of local civic life, bringing thought, knowledge and experience to the role and serving... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 12:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Mayor

Nominate Bakewell’s Finest - Bakewell Town Council’s Certificate of Merit Award

Back after a two year break nominations are invited for valued members of Bakewell's community who have, over the past twelve months, gone the extra mile to make good things happen that are not simply part of their day job.

Mayor Cllr Paul Miller said "This is your chance to thank the people who make a positive difference to our community, by formally recognising them through our Citizen's Award Scheme.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Mar 2022 14:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Community

Newholme Development Brief – Public Consultation Event

Following the approval of the New Health Centre and East Midlands Ambulance Station adjacent, where all existing services are to be transferred into the new building once complete, the Newholme Hospital Site will become surplus to NHS operational requirements.

NHS Property Services have been working with P&DG and Fisher German to prepare a Development Brief which will guide any future redevelopment... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 09:23 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Town Council response: Consultation Response: Options for the future of direct care homes for older people - Gernon Manor Care Home

The above consultation was considered at the meeting of the Town Council held on Monday 7th February 2022 and the following response has been made:

Bakewell Town Council has considered the DCC consultation document relating to options for seven specifically highlighted Care Homes in Derbyshire.

The options being consulted on are:

1. Rewire and carry out major works to refurbish the home including installing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Feb 2022 13:08 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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