The Town Council provides various services:
Events – The Town Council organises many events throughout the year such as the Pancake Day Race, Fun Days, Craft Sessions, free movies for kids and musical events in the Town Hall. These are all publicised widely, particularly on our Facebook page. Why not follow us so you never miss out on an event? Alternatively visit our Events page to see a list of upcoming events.
We hire out the Town Hall and Dawley House to many voluntary groups and organsations for classes, clubs and clinics. Visit our calendar to see what’s currently on.
You can also hire either venue for your own event such as birthday parties, weddings or corporate events.
Dawley and Malinslee Community Library. Now open in Dawley House (opp the Elephant and Castle), it is open every morning Monday to Friday from 9am – 1pm and until 4pm on Tuesdays.
Sweeper – The Town Council has a 5-year Lease with Telford & Wrekin Services Ltd. This is in addition to the normal service provided by the Borough Council. [Local Government Act 1972 Section 137]
Gardening Service – We deliver a service to 96 local residents, providing a combination of: 6 grass cuts (May to October), a General Tidy (in May and in October) and a Hedge Trim (in May and in October). [Local Government Act 1972 Section 137]
Christmas parties for local over 60s
Grants – to Voluntary Organisations £6,000. [Local Government Act 1972 Section 137]
Bus Shelters. The Town Council provides, cleans and maintains a number of shelters around the locality
Hanging baskets and planters in Dawley High Street Every year the planters and hanging baskets in Dawley High Street are filled with a lovely display of Summer flowers. These brighten up and beautify the area for visitor’s enjoyment.
Grants (£4,000) towards local schemes to provide Christmas entertainment for older persons
Entertainment at the Bandstand in Dawley High Street
The bandstand is a regular venue for singers on Fridays while the market is in town. Entertainers have included Chester Riggon, Chloe May and Tom Wenlock. Please use the link to see upcoming events.
Christmas Lights. From November until January the Council has Christmas street lighting decorations in the High Street, three local car parks and in Malinslee centre. There is also a Christmas Light Switch Onevent in both Dawley and Malinslee with fairground rides, crafts and food which is fun for everyone. Visit our Events page for details of this year’s switch Ons.
Dog bags. These are available for free to dog owners in the parish. They can be collected from the Town Hall in opening hours – one pack per person.
The Clock on the Old Market Building in the High Street This is maintained by the Town Council, however there is some difficulty at present with access to make repairs