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 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 meeting times
  • 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: Charlie Hart                     Assistant to the Clerk: Judith Cockburn

Latest News

  • Change of Date for Meeting
    The first Council Meeting for 2018 will take place on Monday 15th January 2018. This meeting has been delayed one week from the previously published d...
    See Full News Story.
    14/12/2017 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...
    See Full News Story.
    11/12/2017 by: Charlie Hart
  • Tour de Yorkshire Cyclists to Race through Bedale
    Having been only a few miles from the route of the Tour de France "Grand Depart" in 2014, Bedale is now firmly on the 2018 route f...
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    11/12/2017 by: Charlie Hart
  • Christmas Countdown Begins in Bedale
    The newly formed #BrandBedale business group, Bedale Town Council and the Churches in the town joined together with the Bedale Christmas Fes...
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    04/12/2017 by: Charlie Hart
  • Car Boot Sale Applications for 2018 Closed
    The opportunity to apply to run a Car Boot Sale in 2018 is over. The names of over 40 organisations have been received by the Town Council. The dra...
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    04/12/2017 by: Charlie Hart
  • Families of those Buried in Bedale Burial Ground Asked to Contact the Burial Board
    The Bedale, Aiskew, Leeming Bar and Burrill Joint Burial Board are keen to hear from the families of those who have loved ones buried in the Buri...
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    04/12/2017 by: Charlie Hart

Bedale Town Council Contact

Mr Charlie Hart - Town Clerk

Address:

Bedale Town Council
Bedale Hall
Bedale
DL8 1AA

Tel: 01677 427949

Email: clerk@bedale-tc.gov.uk

Office Opening Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:00am to 2:00pm

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