12th July 2024

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Bingley Town Council Serving the people of Bingley

Welcome to Bingley Town Council

Bingley Town Council is a parish council serving Bingley, Cottingley, Crossflatts, Eldwick, Gilstead and Micklethwaite. It is one of 19 town, parish and community councils in the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council area.

The Council was created in April 2016, with the inaugural meeting being held on 18th May. We are a team of 16 councillors who do not receive a salary and who are committed to working for a better Bingley, with the assistance of our Town Clerk. Details of your local Councillors can be found on our website. Please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Like other parish councils, Bingley Town Council aims to work towards improving community well-being and providing better services at a local level. Our activities fall into three main categories: –

  • representing the local community
  • delivering services to meet local needs
  • working to improve quality of life and community well-being

The Town Council is a formal body that has to conform to specific procedures and be publicly accountable.

Councillors attend council and committee/sub-committee meetings to discuss and make decisions about the work of the Council. They also meet local organisations and individual residents to address specific issues, and represent the parish on external bodies.

Council Policies

Bingley Town Council's policies are updated regularly. You can view them all here.

Transparency Code

Transparency Code for a council with a turnover exceeding £200,000

The requirements of the Local Government Transparency Code 2015 (the code) came into effect on 1 April 2015 and apply to Bingley Town Council. The code is issued by the Secretary of State for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) in exercise of powers under section 2 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, and replaces any previous codes issued in relation to authorities in England under those powers.

Read more about it here.


Our councillors are all elected. If you would like to find the details of your ward and councillor, then please click here.


Our committees have specific tasks and can have delegated powers. For more information, please click here.

Our Staff

Town Clerk

Eve Haskins

07529 222679

Deputy Clerk

Nicola Mansfield-Smith

07703 188660

Admin Assistant

Debbie Ioanna

07579 814666

Last updated: Mon, 24 Jun 2024 11:38