Annual Report 2009
Residents are advised that the 2009 Annual Report of Dunstable Town Council is now available.
Below is a brief summary of progress made with just a few of the services and projects which have been ongoing and /or completed during the municipal year of 2008/09
Working with the local MP, Andrew Selous, the Council convene a further progress summit at Grove House, inviting representatives from all the agencies involved with making the A5-M1 Link Road a reality.
The Council, in partnership with South Bedfordshire District Council, appoint consultants to help develop a Masterplan for Dunstable’s town centre in October 2008, which should be completed by February 2010.
Work begins on Victoria Allotment site for vital new extension to Dunstable Cemetery. In addition a contract is also awarded to refurbish the existing Cemetery buildings, including the chapel.
The annual firework display attracts over 5,000 visitors to its new venue at Peppercorn Park.
The £270,000 contract for the supply and installation of new play equipment was completed at all 5 sites in Dunstable in December 2008.
The Council completes a £50,000 refurbishment of the Mayfield Centre, using a grant secured from the Confident Communities Fund Initiative to enable the centre to become a key facility for local service provision and to get advice, information and support.
Ongoing work in Grove House Gardens to assist the Town Council in achieving Green Flag status for this town centre area involves the installation of a series of four lectern style interpretation boards, details the facilities as well as the history of the house and gardens.
Dunstable Town Council and the Town Centre Management Committee launch an innovative ‘Spend & Save’ voucher booklet containing a range of money saving vouchers from local retailers and businesses.
A copy of the full Annual Report is available to download at the bottom of this page or is available from Grove House.
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