Bakewell Town Council

Bakewell Historic Capital of the Peak

Town Hall

Clerk RFO: John H Rowe
Clerk's Office, Town Hall
Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1BT

Tel: 01629 813525

Latest News

District and Parish Council Elections - 2nd May 2019

Election Day for District and Parish Councils is Thursday 2nd May 2019 with all seats up for election. Nomination packs can be downloaded from the District Council's website at www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk/elections2019 alternatively call the Elections Helpline on 01629 761300.

Derbyshire Dales District Council is arranging a briefing for prospective candidates at Matlock Town Hall at 6pm on Tuesday 19th... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:22 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

Free health checks for Dales residents

Derbyshire Dales District Council is again offering a free health check to local residents.

A drop-in Health Promotion Day at Matlock's Lime Grove Medical Centre from 9am to 4pm on Tuesday 12 March will include a free Boditrax scan, which measures muscle, fat and water percentages, metabolic age and hidden fat around internal organs.

The event, which was a success in 2018, also features free easy and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:52 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Derbyshire Foundation: Older People's Fund

The Fund offers small grants of a minimum £50 up to £5,00 and will consider applications for the following activities:

  • Revenue costs, including continuous running costs (but only where the grant being applied for is for a specific and identified element of your costs, e.g., rent and refreshments)
  • Volunteer/staff training
  • Capital Costs (building and equipment)

Further details can be found on... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:47 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

New national campaign aims to get more people into adult social care

If you've ever thought about a job in adult care, but never acted on it, then now is the time.

A new national campaign – Every Day is Different - is launching this month and it aims to encourage more people to take up a career in care.

In adult social care, no two days are the same – you could be supporting people of all ages, with different abilities and needs. But whatever the role, you'll... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 15:45 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Meet the Bakewell Safer Neighbourhood Team

Drop in and meet the Bakewell Safer Neighbourhood Team Bakewell Town Hall on from 10.00 until 12.00 on Monday 10th December 2018. Refreshments provided.

For further details visit www.derbyshire.police.uk or see the Bakewell Safer Neighbourhood Team page.

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:22 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Bakewell Remembers

The 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 is fast approaching, and several events are planned to commemorate this centenary, in Bakewell.

At 11am on Saturday 10th November, a short service will be held at the WW2 memorial in Bath Gardens. The Last Post will be sounded, and wreaths will be laid. This is followed by the unveiling of a special commemorative bench, in the Memorial Garden at the Bath Street... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Derbyshire Dales - A Fairtrade District

Derbyshire Dales - A Fairtrade District

Cllr Steve Edwards, Bakewell Town Council's representative for the Derbyshire Dales bid to become a Fairtrade District said "Its been a successful bid by the District Council to become fully associated by supporting such a worthy cause as Fairtrade. We were very pleased that the work done by all the towns in the Derbyshire Dales has resulted in us being part of a recognised Fairtrade District and Town."... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 14:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

DDDC Consultation on potential Council Tax hike to address long term empty homes issue

Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked for their views on charging the owners of long term empty properties up to four times the amount of Council Tax as regular home owners.

Income from the empty homes premium would be used to fund activity to support bringing long term empty homes back into use - and the premium could be increased dramatically thanks to new legislation currently going through... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: DDDC

DCC: School crossing patrols service to be retained

Derbyshire County Council has been considering the option of School Crossing Patrols being paid for by the community. Following feedback DCC has decided not to proceed with the plan. This means that the service will continue under the present arrangements for the foreseeable future.

To see the full copy of the letter received from DCC see below.

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Neighbourhood Plan 2018-2030: Submission to Peak District National Park Authority

The Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan 2018-2030 Submission Version has been produced following the Pre-submission Consultation which closed in March 2018. The documents were approved by the Town Council at its meeting on Monday 17th September 2018 and will be submitted to Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) as the local planning authority (LPA) which will check that the necessary documentation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

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