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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

Casual Vacancy in the Office of Town Councillor

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that ONE CASUAL VACANCY exists in the office of Councillor for the said Town Council.

An election to fill the vacancy will be arranged on receipt of a valid request in writing from ten local government electors for the Parish. If no such request is made, the vacancy will be filled by co-option by the Town Council.

Requests... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

All Saints’ Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival 2021

All Saints’ Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival 2021

All Saints' Parish Church in Bakewell is to hold another Christmas Tree Festival between 10 and 19 December 2021. It will once again be a smaller version, taking into account the continuing threat of COVID, but it will still be special and spectacular!

The festival will open during a short service at 7pm on 9 December, the service being followed by wine and nibbles. It will then be open between 9.30am... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Nov 2021 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Royal British Legion Bakewell Branch Centenary Event

On Saturday 11th September 2021 from 9am until late afternoon the Bakewell Branch of the Royal British Legion will be holding an event on the Recreation Ground to mark its centenary.

Military bands, choirs, vintage Rolls Royces and motorcycles. Auctioneer Charles Hanson will be giving free valuations – so bring your antiques. He will also be holding a charity auction (please contact Bill Storey... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 08:39 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Casual Vacancy

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

9am Friday 3rd September 2021

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

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 09:02 by John Rowe

Tags: Elections

Retirement Presentation to Bakewell Councillor

Retirement Presentation to Bakewell Councillor

Mayor of Bakewell, Cllr Hilary Young (right) presents Councillor John Riley (centre) with a cake emblazoned with the Town Crest to mark his recent retirement from the Town Council. Wendy Riley is on the left of the photograph.

John served on the Town Council for many years, first becoming a Councillor in the late 1960s.

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, Mayor

Town Clerk's Office

The Town Clerk's Office is open on an appointment basis each Wednesday to book please telephone 07717 137 526 or email townclerk@bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk. Please give brief details of the subject you would like to discuss.

For the answers to many frequently asked questions go to www.bakewelltowncouncil.gov.uk/faqs

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan withdrawn

Along with several other parishes in the Peak District, Bakewell Town Council had welcomed the opportunity to create a Neighbourhood Plan which would have helped guide planning within our town.

A detailed proposal was painstakingly brought together by the Neighbourhood Plan group through public consultations and discussion to reflect aspirations for Bakewell.

Recent alterations to the National Planning... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 09:00 by John Rowe

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan

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