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

Commonwealth Games Baton Bearers Nominations

Nominations are being sought for baton bearers to take part in the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on 28 July 2022.

Organisers are looking for individuals who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • - Always willing to take on a challenge and has a unique and inspiring story
  • - Has made a meaningful contribution to sport, education, the arts,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 11:55 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Walking in Derbyshire

At this time of year we start to think about the mud drying up and getting out to walk in the beautiful English Countryside again, but where to find new and interesting walks?

Walking in Derbyshire has hundreds of walks to download and print, free, it also has books of walks, details of all the walking groups in the county and much more. Whether you want... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Casual Vacancy - Bakewell Town Council

The Electoral Officer of Derbyshire Dales District Council has advised that the above vacancy should be filled by co-option.

Nominations from individuals interested in being co-opted are invited. Please send your nomination to include name, address and telephone/email details to the Town Clerk by email or post to the address below.

Closing date

5pm Tuesday 21st December 2021

Co-option will take place by... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Dec 2021 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

Tenders Invited: River Wye Riverbank revetment works

Tenders are invited for the following work which comprises three sections:

Section A
Downstream of Bakewell Bridge*

Approximately 85 metres length
To restore the original riverbank line, backfill with externally sourced material appropriate to this sensitive location

Section B
Upstream of Bakewell Bridge*

Approximately 80 metres length.
Work to protect the toe of the bank to prevent further undercutting and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 13:51 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Riverbank Project Job Vacancy: Project Manager

In support of the Riverbank Project, the Town Council is seeking to appoint a fixed term (January 2022 - September 2023) Project Ecologist.

Work will include

        1. attending steering group meetings,
        2. managing the project budget,
        3. reporting to and communicating with the grants officer,
        4. providing advice and guidance,
        5. organising the range of events and activities as outlined in the application,
        6. managing other contractors... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:18 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Riverbank Project - Job Vacancy: Ecologist

In support of the Riverbank Project, the Town Council is seeking to appoint a fixed term (January 2022 - September 2023) Project Ecologist.

Work will include

    1. Writing and recommending a management plan for Scot's garden meadow,
    2. reporting to and communicating with the project officer,
    3. providing advice and guidance,
    4. supporting other contractors such as trainers, educationalists, contractors with advice.
    5. Supporting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:08 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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