Welcome to

Badsworth Village

a thousand years in the making

Welcome to Badsworth

Welcome to Badsworth. The Anglo Saxons set up many "springline" villages which offered an assured good quality water supply from natural local springs and Badsworth is one such village.  Already established before 1086 when the Domesday Book was written, Badsworth is listed as Badesuurde meaning Bades or Baedi's enclosure.  This seems to indicate an Anglo Saxon settlement with open fields around a nucleus of houses and it is believed, a wooden Anglo Saxon church.  More about the history of Badsworth

Badsworth is more than just a village lost in time, There is a dedicated group of volunteers that bring energy and life to the Village.  Visit the What's On page and come along to one of the many events and activities.  Why not join one of the community groups and help to keep Badsworth a thriving village into the future . 

CORONAVIRUS 

The situation regarding Coronavirus is constantly changing.  The VPC is putting in place measures to support and provide reassurance to Badsworth residents.  Please look out for updates on lamp posts and notice boards around the village.

Many local events have been either postponed or cancelled.  Please contact the organiser for the latest information on any published activity or meeting.

Keeping Badsworth Residents Safe

We have had a great response for volunteers and thank you to everyone who has replied so far. Over 35 households replied and we have over 50 individual people in the team.  If people still want to volunteer or put their names forward we'll create a "reserve" list in case we get a lot of enquiries via the helpline or in case the situation goes on longer term and we need to give people a break. 

 

In the meantime please continue to check on nearby neighbours and friends and ensure we're all helping each other out where we can.  For more information complete the contact form.

For more detailed advice regarding Coronavirus, please visit the following websites:

 

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/about-the-council/coronavirus-information?

Household Waste Collections

There is currently some disruption to bin collections in Badsworth.  The council is aware of this and has advised to continue to put household and recycling bins out as normal.  They will be emptied but not always on the allocated day.

Garden waste will not be collected at the moment.  This is due to the temporary closure of the Council's recycling centres

Badsworth Way Spring Clean

BADSWORTH WAY NEEDS YOU!

Badsworth Way has started getting some well neededTLC and phase 2 is underway. There was another great turn out on 3rd March with Barrie, Bob, Carol, Janet, John, Pam, Peter and Tania tackling the second half of overgrown hedge.  There's still more to do and you can help out by 

contacting the  organiser Peter Smith at badsworthcomputers@live.co.uk 

Download a copy of the report 

Badsworth: A village through time

If you are spending more time at home, why not read about the village you live in.  This is going to be your last chance to get a copy of this book. Charting the history of Badsworth Village with stories and photos of Badsworth past and present, it's a must have for all villagers.  Written and published by Anita Cook, a Badsworth resident.  Copies cost £10 each with all profits donated to charity.  More info

Contact Us

Have an idea, suggestion or question?  fill in the form and let us know.  If you need help due to the Coronavirus pandemic, visit our dedicated page here

Painted Easter Eggs

10am Sun 12th April 

Lawson Hut 

Summer Fete and 
Scarecrow Week

Scarecrow  week

17-24 June

Summer Fete

20 June

CANCELLED

Under Review

Due to Government restrictions,

all activities are suspended

for the time being.

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