Council Administration

Bedale Town Council employs a Clerk and an Assistant to the Clerk. 

The Clerk and Assistant Clerk provide independent, objective information and advice on policies, procedures, legal and ethical points, working with the Chairman (Mayor) to ensure the Council makes lawful decisions and that meetings are effective.

The Clerk also provides administrative and management support to the full Council and its committees, acts as its Responsible Financial Officer, implements Council decisions, and is the custodian of parish records not deposited elsewhere. 

The role includes:

  • ensuring that the council conducts its business lawfully
  • administering all the council's paperwork
  • ensuring that meeting papers are properly prepared and the public is aware of meetings
  • implementing the council's decisions
  • overseeing the implementation of projects
  • supervising Council staff
  • keeping property registers and other legal documents
  • keeping themselves up to date by undertaking training & qualifications

 

Town Clerk: Nick Reed

 Assistant to the Clerk: Judith Cockburn

 

Council Administration Links:

Council Documents

Finance & Audit

Complaints

Latest News

  • Bedale appoints a new Councillor
    At the last Ordinary meeting held on 13th August 2018 Councillor David Ingram was co-opted onto Bedale Town Council. Councillor&nb...
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    16/08/2018 by: Judith Cockburn
  • Toilets Re-Open After Facelift
    Over the Easter break the public toilets in Bedale's Bridge Street car park were closed for some much needed repairs and refurbishment. Th...
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    22/05/2018 by: Charlie Hart
  • Bedale has a New Mayor for 2018-19, Cllr. Mr. Andrew Hallett
    Bedale Town now has a new Mayor. At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council, Councillor Andrew Hallett was elected Mayor taking on the r...
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    22/05/2018 by: Charlie Hart
  • Bedale Litter Busting Champion receives the Bedale Community Award 2018
    On May 8th the Bedale Community Award 2018 was awarded to Claire Gerard for her commitment to serving the town by Councillor Christine Molla...
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    22/05/2018 by: Charlie Hart
  • Promoting Bedale's Historic Tuesday Market
    Since 1251 there has been a market in Bedale’s cobbled market place every Tuesday. On Saturday this aspect of Bedale’s living heritage is ...
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    03/05/2018 by: Charlie Hart
  • Bedale now twinned with Azay-sur-Cher
    On the 17th of April 2018, a delegation of 6 from Bedale Twinning Association went to Azay-sur-Cher, in the Loire region of France near to Tours. T...
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    02/05/2018 by: Malcolm Young
  • "Is Bedale┬áCar Boot Sale On This Week?"...
    This is a question we are asked very regularly and it is good to know that so many people are keen to come. Our Car Boot Sale welcomes buyers and s...
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    19/04/2018 by: Charlie Hart
  • New Community Group - Keeping Bedale Tidy
    Having heard that a group of Bedale residents were getting together to go out and tidy up the town Bedale Town Councillors were keen to...
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    20/02/2018 by: Charlie Hart
  • Bedale Festival 2018 - Date Announced
    Bedale Scout and Guide Group have announced the date for their annual Bedale Festival for 2018. Sunday 17th June 2018 has been chosen for the eve...
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    11/12/2017 by: Charlie Hart

Links:

Council Documents

Finance & Audit

Complaints

Address:

Bedale Town Council
Bedale Hall
Bedale
DL8 1AA

Tel: 01677 427949

Email: clerk@bedale-tc.gov.uk

Office Opening Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am to 12:30pm

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