Nailsworth Town Council
Nailsworth Town Council works to maintain, develop and enhance the Town's unique character.
Welcome to our new website. For the moment we have transferred information about council business from our old site and we will be adding information to the site and developing it over the next few months.
New Town Mayor
At the AGM of the Council last night (21st May) Myles Robinson was elected unopposed to the position of Town Mayor. Myles paid tribute to the sterling work of the outgoing Mayor, Steve Robinson. Myles said that hopes to continue Steve's good work and is looking forward to the opening of the new Town Information Centre in Old Market.
In the same meeting the election for Deputy Mayor was held, with two candidates, Sue Reed and Jonathan Duckworth. Jonathan received a mojrity of the votes and was duly elected.
Nailsworth Town Plan Consultation
What do you want Nailsworth to be like in 20 years time?
How do you want your favorite places to be in the future?
Come and find out about how you can be part of producing a Plan to guide how Nailsworth changes for the future.
- How can you help to find out what our hopes and fears are for the town.
- What important services do we wish to keep
- What do you think needs changing and in what ways?
A new Plan for the town is only worth having if as many people as possible have been involved
in producing it. Find out how you can play your part.
Give us your views here.
Current Council Activities
The A46 Action group now has its own website and details of activity will be moved from the council site in the next few weeks. A sub group chaired by Les Haines is now progressing actions and all those that have signed up to the mailing list will recieve updates. A petition has been set up; you can sign it on this page.
The conversion of former Police Station to a new Town Information Centre is in progres, with a new disabled access door being installed on the Library side. There are also internal alterations and changes to the wondiws. When complete the TIC will relocate from its current location, currently scheduled for August.
A group of Councillors is reviewing the structure of the Council and its committees and will report back to Council at the next meeting for a decision. 19th Feb. This discussion and decisioon has been set for a Special Council meeting on Monday March 18th. Update: At the meeting in May Council was not able to come to a decison so a further meeting has been arranged for June.
The consultation process for the next Town Plan has been announced, details above. please give us your views here.
A grant from the Council has enabled the CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) to operate a session every Tuesday at the Arkell Centre.
A group of councillors is investigating setting up a CLT (Community Land Trust) in Nailsworth, with the aim of developing affordable housing on a number of sites around town.
Housing Needs Survey
The Housing Needs Survey is now complete and the draft results have been presented to the Environment Committee.
When the full report is received it will be made available on the website.
Thank you to everyone that completed the survey.