Housing need survey for Bakewell

Local people with a connection to Bakewell are being encouraged to take part in an online survey about their housing needs.

Derbyshire Dales District Council wants to hear from people who are living in accommodation that is unsuitable for them. For example this could be young people interested in setting up a home for the first time, families needing a bigger home, people struggling in high cost rented... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 09:30 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Derbyshire Dales District Council Consultation on potential second homes Council Tax premium

Derbyshire Dales residents are being asked for their views on charging the owners of second homes twice the amount of Council Tax as regular home owners.

A second home is defined as a dwelling that is not a person's sole or main home and is substantially furnished. Second homes are sometimes referred to as holiday homes.

The Government is introducing a new power for local authorities to increase Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Feb 2023 15:42 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Bakewell Town Council’s Certificate of Merit Award

Nominate Bakewell's Community Heroes - Bakewell Town Council's Certificate of Merit Award 2023

Readers are invited to submit nominations for Bakewell's community heroes – those people who have, during the last twelve months, gone the extra mile over and above the requirements of their day job to make good things happen.

Mayor Cllr Paul Miller said "This is your opportunity to thank the people who... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Feb 2023 14:15 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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

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