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Lynne W

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IKEA birch CD/DVD shelves

James R
in Heaton Royds
2 spare sets of IKEA CD/DVD shelves in birch free to anyone who'd like them http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/storage-furniture/bookcases/gnedby-shelving-unit-birch-veneer-art-90277145/

Fly tippers beware

Pat L in Idle
Fly Tippers came down our lane in thackley and dumped there disgusting rubbish white transit van with builders and plasterers on it i think part of reg was DVD if you see it please get the rest of the registration the dirty scum

Removals

Lynne W
in Baildon Green
Can anyone recommend a man (or woman) with a van to help with larger items in a house removal?

baildon reservoir

Barbara S
in Baildon
I don't know if the news is well known but have it on reliable source that they are now going be the home of a small estate of eco houses! Which means that the green belt doesn't seem to matter and there will be even more traffic going over the moors ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Please consider attending the meeting of the planning committee of Baildon Town Council on Thursday 14 July at 7:30 at the Link to make your opinions known, so that the committee can then pass them on to Bradford Council. The more public input, the ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Bradford Council's Core Strategy states that 350 houses must be built in Baildon before 2030, and there must be at least five houses on a site for them to count towards that total (these two wouldn't). So far about 175 have been built, so there are ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Yes, he has been in the T&A several times. And the planning meeting Thursday at the Link is now at 6:30 instead of 7:30 to allow plenty of time for the public to speak and for discussion of the facts.

Please support this and object...

Steve V
in Idle
We had this posted through our door the other day. I feel strongly that people should support this and object as the plan takes away from the spacious surroundings we are lucky to have on Brackendale estate and may set a precedent for further ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Baildon Town Council planning committee meets tomorrow (Thursday) at 6:30 at the Link, if you would like to bring this up then. The town council is just a consultee - they don't make the actual decision - but all public response is noted and appreciated.

Area planning and future building in Baildon

Lynne W
in Baildon Green
For those who would like more information and to register your comments about possible future building sites in Baildon, BMDC has a consultation open until 19 July. The link is: ... [ more ]

Spanish lessons in Baildon

Lynne W
There's a free app called Duolingo that works on all four skills, and pitches the learning at your current level. It's fun, too. (No, I don't hold shares in the company ;-)

Missing

Danny C
in Shipley
My little chihuahua has gone missing a coloured man has taken her from my house around coach road shipley so if you see her please contact me on 07507873294
Lynne W
Have you informed the police? You might also inform area veterinarians and the RSPCA, just in case. I hope you get her back.

Baildon Cemetery

Stuart B
in West Royd
Glad to see this lovely building at Baildon Cemetery being repaired at last ,,
Lynne W
The Bradford Building Preservation Trust, a registered charity, has taken it on. Its eventual use will be in keeping with its surroundings, respecting the cemetery. It's nice to see a planning application that is about preserving, not destroying, our ... [ more ]

Horse racing scoop six Saturday bet.

Paul R
in Shipley
Hello to anyone interested in a flutter. I am a very keen horse racing fan who knows a bit about the sport. There is a Saturday bet called scoop six and I am convinced it is winnable fairly often with the right permutation of selections. The win fund ... [ more ]

Activities in the Baildon Area

Mo
in Bingley
We have had a forced move to Baildon due to the floods. We are gradualy sorting ourselves out and would be interested in what the area has to offer in the way of activities, social and community etc. First impressions are that it's a lovely village ... [ more ]
Lynne W
There are lots of activities at the Link; there should be a schedule online, or if not, you could drop in and pick one up. There are also a lot of activities and various groups throughout the week at Baildon Methodist church. And if you enjoy walking, ... [ more ]

Aire Debris Removal Initiative

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Cricket Pitch at Roberts Park
Lynne W
in Baildon Green
If you can spare an hour or two to help clean up after the recent floods, please come Sunday morning at 10:00 AM to Roberts Park to lend a hand. The event does depend on the weather, so you might want to check the Facebook page of Aire Debris Removal ... [ more ]

Flooding

Lynne W
I've been told that the church hall at Saint James has been offered as a rest centre tonight, if needed. A lovely gesture!
Lynne W
Anyone in need, please contact Councillor Joe Ashton, Chair of Baildon Town Council, at joe.ashton@baildontowncouncil.gov.uk or on 07989 692677.
Lynne W
3-D productions has loaned a lorry, parked in Ian Clough car park in Baildon, for donated furniture, furnishings and clothing for those affected by recent flooding. Bradford council has a dedicated site for financial and other help; normal address ... [ more ]

Places to take a young toddler

Lesley S
in Shipley
Hi I have my 12 month old granddaughter visiting over Christmas for 10 days. If the weather is bad does anyone know any fun places to take a little girl of that age. They don't live up here so all will be new. I've looked on the internet but many of ... [ more ]
Lynne W
The Shipley Glen Tramway is running its weekend Santa Specials beginning on 5 December and going right through the holiday season. Fun for all ages!

Rubbish on glen

Christine B
in Shipley
Some lowlife has dumped a van load (too much for a car) of domestic rubbish including kids toys etc at side of road on the glen. Am trying to work out how to get in touch with council. What kind of person does that? Ok I think we know the answer
Lynne W
Mark Scrimshaw is the Environmental Warden for Baildon. You can reach him at warden@baildontowncouncil.gov.uk, or through the link on the Baildon Town Council website.

Historical Ghosts of Baildon

Lynne W
Thanks Maria. If you're the Maria G that I think you are, I've heard some pretty amazing feedback about your own tour! :-)

Missing

Lynne W
Thanks to both of you for posting this. My heart sank, as well, when I saw it was missing, and I regretted not having taken a photo. I even considered contacting the newspaper to see if they would run a story; maybe it's not too late. (?) It went ... [ more ]
Lynne W
I'm really not sure on the year, but it was just before they built those earthen "humps", for lack of a better word, alongside the road. I'm assuming it was to prevent further campsites from forming spontaneously. Hope that helps. It seems as though ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Brilliant action on this. (Glad you survived, Ian.) I, too, would like to know the story of Tramp. Any ideas of how to find out about it?

Oddfellows Hall

Ian B
in Moorhead
Does anybody know what's happening with the Oddfellows Hall, on Cross Banks and Otley Road? This was a lovely old (1840) historic building with important links to Shipley's past, later a public house and now slowly rotting. I did consider putting in ... [ more ]

Baildon Walking Weekend

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10 guided walks over the weekend - most start at Potted Meat Stick
Bob D
inactive
in Baildon
Second walking weekend organised by Baildon Walkers are Welcome group. Walks range from easier to harder over distances between 3 and 9 miles. All led by local walks leaders. Programme out in the next week and will be available here and in local ... [ more ]
Lynne W
I thoroughly enjoyed Friday's walk, led by Mike Lawson and focusing on the geography and history of Baildon Moor. It was interesting and informative, and the views were beautiful. With a friendly group and perfect conditions (other than the flying ... [ more ]

Shipley Glen Tramway

Pauline S in Shipley
I have just seen your message regarding Volunteers for the weekend, I would love to help in the shop. Look forward to hearing from you Pauline
Lynne W
Hi Pauline, I'm going up there tomorrow, and will make sure that the coordinator is aware of your interest (just in case she doesn't check the site between now and then). Or if you want to send me a phone number in the personal messages, I'll pass ... [ more ]

Social/Languages

Hannah P in Moorhead
Hello I live in Baildon but only moved here in June and me and my partner still don't know many people in the area and I would really like to meet people to possibly learn a language with. I would like to learn Spanish and continue as I lived there ... [ more ]
Lynne W
I could certainly use the practise; I used to speak Spanish fairly well but but am now mortified at how awful I am at it. Is there a group at the Link? We could form an intermediate group; if the Link isn't available, maybe meeting at the library, ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Sounds good to me! But until Lola is free to offer an intermediate course, perhaps others would like to join in a less formal group? Shall we see if there's any more interest on here?

Accessable hairdressing salon required

Helen G
in Moorhead
I'm looking for a hairdressers with a downstairs loo. I have mobility problems, but can manage one step with the help of crutches. Ideally, though, I'd like to be able to drive my mobility scooter (small size) straight into the salon. Does anyone know ... [ more ]
Lynne W
Have you tried a mobile hairdresser who comes to you? Gillian Newsome is very good at 07712 945774.

Rose or Roas(t) ???

David H
inactive
in Shipley
Since coming to live in our beautiful community, more years ago than I care to remember, I've always wondered about the pronunciation of the place name. I've heard it called Wrose to rhyme with the flower, rose, and also Wrose to rhyme with what some ... [ more ]