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 Please give brief details of the subject you would like to discuss.

For the answers to many frequently asked questions go to

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Bakewell Neighbourhood Plan withdrawn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

Gypsies and Travellers: Extraordinary Meeting of Derbyshire Dales District Council Tuesday 27th July 2021.

The agenda for the meeting, which includes the supporting document, can be found at

Item 5 of the agenda concerns Gypsies and Travellers. Amongst the recommendations is the use of the Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell, as one of the temporary permitted sites, in the absence of a permanent site for travellers within the District.

The following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Operational changes to recycling and waste collections

The Town Council has received the following notification from Derbyshire Dales District Council:

We apologise again for the inconvenience but the aim of this plan is to ensure that all 34,000 households in the Derbyshire Dales get the best possible waste collection service in the current emergency situation.

There will be no food waste collections (we are currently the only authority in Derbyshire to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:01 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Derbyshire Victim Services

Derbyshire Victim Services

What can we offer?

We provide practical and emotional help and support to victims of crime across Derbyshire in the following ways:

  • A safe space for people affected by crime to discuss what has happened and how they are feeling
  • Access to a wide range of specialist support agencies
  • Assistance in completing a Criminal Injuries Compensation Claim
  • Ongoing support in coping with the aftermath of crime and recovery... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 May 2021 14:25 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

Mayor's Report 2020-21

The following report was presented to the Annual Town Meeting held on Monday 26th April 2021

I would like to begin by thanking our County Councillor Judith Twigg, Peak Park member Kath Potter, our District Councillors Alyson Hill, Alasdair Sutton and Mark Wakeman for all their work on behalf of Bakewell.

This May election sees the "end of an era" with Cllr Twigg not standing for re-election, we wish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 13:59 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting, Mayor

Bakewell Annual Town Meeting

The Annual Town Meeting is to be held remotely at 7.00pm on Monday 26th April 2021

The Annual Assembly Meeting for the Town of Bakewell is convened in accordance with Schedule 12 of the Local Government Act 1972

The public is entitled to be present but such persons only as are registered as local government electors for Bakewell will be allowed to vote at the meeting.

Members of the public wishing to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 17:23 by John Rowe

Tags: Annual Town Meeting

Extraordinary Meeting: Cafe in the Recreation Ground

Extraordinary Meeting: Cafe in the Recreation Ground

A Remote Extraordinary Meeting of the Town Council is to be held at 6.30pm on Thursday 25th February 2021 to discuss the proposal by Derbyshire Dales District Council to extend and alter the Public Conveniences in the Recreation Ground to create a "cafe in the park" with kiosk.

The purpose of the meeting is to determine the Town Council's view on the proposals and to form a response to the local planning... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 10:17 by John Rowe

Tags: Community, DDDC

Survey into traffic issues in Derbyshire

The Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership have commissioned Agilysis and Traject (two consultancies specialising in road safety research and delivery) to undertake a full review of the structure, strategy and delivery of road safety in Derbyshire. Part of the research is to understand the community perspective, and to this end are asking people to complete a survey before 31st January 2021.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:27 by John Rowe

Tags: Community

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