Paige Balas

Paige Balas steps up for South Ward

Following Steve Plummer’s resignation from the Town Council, it’s very likely that there will be a by-election for the vacant seat in South Ward.  It’s not yet confirmed – 10 or more electors from the ward have to request election.  If an election isn’t called, the remaining 11 Town Councillors can mutually agree a candidate to fill the vacant seat.

Whether there is an election or decision to co-opt, we are very pleased to introduce our candidate for the vacancy, confirmed by members and councillors at a recent meeting.

Many of you will know Paige from her work with the Preservation Trust, Clean Up Bradford (CLUB), the Women’s 100 or even the Skatepark project – it’s fair to say she’s been hugely involved in the community!  

Donut chart displaying breakdown of Council spending over 15 areas

2018-19 Budget Announcement

Under Ideal Bradford leadership, the Town Council has voted to approve a highly progressive budget for the town for 2018-19. As part of a robust process running from November to January, Councillors proposed and discussed priority areas, and we were happy to see those proposals backed by all councillors at a Full Council meeting on January […]