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

  • Job Vacancy - Cleaner
    Bedale Town Council is looking to appoint a Cleaner with responsibility for the toilets in the Bridge Street car park. The job is for 10.5 hours ...
    See Full News Story.
    17/01/2019 by: Judith Cockburn
  • South End Road Closure
    Please note that South End is going to be closed south of Brookside Ave / Stapleton Close from 21 January for up to 11 weeks, for drainage works to ex...
    See Full News Story.
    15/01/2019 by: Judith Cockburn
  • 2019 Car Boot Sales
    This year's car boot sales run every Saturday (as long as the weather is OK) from 16 March - 19 October. The draw for beneficiary organisation dat...
    See Full News Story.
    15/01/2019 by: Judith Cockburn
  • 2019 Bedale Community Awards - nominations sought
    Each year at the Annual Parish Meeting, Bedale Town Council honours local residents who give a little - or a lot - of their time, energy and...
    See Full News Story.
    03/01/2019 by: Judith Cockburn
  • Bedale to be a 2019 Tour de Yorkshire host town!
    Bedale has been chosen as one of the eight host venues for the 2019 cycling Tour de Yorkshire, which runs from 2-5 May. The announcement that Bed...
    See Full News Story.
    04/10/2018 by: Judith Cockburn
  • Bedale's Historic Market
    Since the granting of a Market Charter by King Henry III in 1251, there has been a market in Bedale’s cobbled market place every Tuesday. The cu...
    See Full News Story.
    03/05/2018 by: Judith Cockburn
  • 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...
    See Full News Story.
    02/05/2018 by: Judith Cockburn

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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