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This section features useful information and links to other websites which may be of interest to Baildon residents. If you'd like to be featured, please email us.


    Reporting problems to Bradford Council - 01274 431000 
    Problems with: street lights not working, inconsiderate parking, blocked drains, cracked pavements, potholes in roads, fly tipping . . . Telephone Bradford District Council's contact centre on 01274 43100. You will be given a fault report number and someone will get back to you to let you know how the problem is being dealth with. Or you can report a problem to Bradford's contact centre on line.

    Public footpaths and householders
    Did you know that it is our duty as householders to ensure that our garden vegetation does not encroach on footpaths and pavements? If you need any advice please contact the Town Council's Environmental Warden. The Warden's contact details and further information may be found in the Warden's letter to residents.


    Baildon website - a website about Baildon including information on groups.
    Baildon Buddies - social activities for isolated older people.
    Baildon Community Link - bringing people together. A programme of activities for all ages and rooms for hire.
    Baildon Local History Society
    Baildon Belles The Womens' Institute in Baildon.
    Baildon Friends of the Earth
    HALE (Health Action Local Engagement) - Shipley based healthy living project. Download the Guide to health and wellbeing activities for older people in Baildon.


    Bradford Metropolitan District Council
    Family Information Service - provides a wealth of free, impartial information and advice to parents, carers, grandparents and professionals.
    Pay your Council bills - information about how to pay Council bills including Council Tax and Business Rates.
    Public information - just type in your postcode, and you’ll get a map giving you a whole host of interesting and useful information about your area.
    Recycling - Bradford Council's recycling page.


    Department for Communities and Local Authorities 'Parishing and other local precepting authorities in England: 2013 - 2014 - see how Baildon Town Council compares with other local authorities.
    CASAC (Community Action and Support Against Crime) - book a free security assessment on line or by telephone 0845 519 2122.
    Community First Responders - a life-saving partnership between Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) and local communities.
    Innchurches - a Bradford wide project of volunteeers providing shelter, food and support for homeless people this winter.
    Recoup - not for profit member based plastics recycling organisation can provide support and advise on project management.
    Recycle now - all you need to know about recycling at home and in school.
    The Trussell Trust food banks UK - provides emergency food for people struggling to feed themselves and their families.
    West Yorkshire Police (Airedale North Bradford): to report a crime and (for non emergencies) dial 101, for information about your local police team Shipley Neighbourhood Police Team and for crime statistics for Baildon see the reported crime map. 

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