Dewsbury Town Board - Thursday 28th September 2023 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber , Town Hall, Dewsbury. View directions

Contact: Nicola Sylvester  Email:

No. Item


Membership of Dewsbury Town Deal Board

To receive apologies for absence from Board Members who are unable to attend this meeting.


Declaration of Interests

Members will be asked to say if there are any items on the Agenda in which they have any disclosable pecuniary interests or any other interests, which may prevent them from participating in any discussion of the items or participating in any vote upon the items.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 299 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting of the Board held on  Thursday 20 July 2023.


Admission of the Public

Most agenda items take place in public. This only changes where there is a need to consider exempt information, as contained at Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. You will be informed at this point which items are to be recommended for exclusion and to be resolved by the Board.


Public Question Time 4:05 - 4:20

The meeting will hear any questions from the general public.


Questions should be emailed to no later than 5:00pm Monday 25th September 2023.


Members of the public can ask questions relating to the work of the Town Board or issues set out on this agenda.


Deputations/Petitions 4:20 - 4:25

The Board will receive any petitions and/or deputations from members of the public. A deputation is where up to five people can attend the meeting and make a presentation on some particular issue of concern. A member of the public can also submit a petition at the meeting relating to a matter on which the body has powers and responsibilities.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10, Members of the Public must submit a deputation in writing, at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting and shall subsequently be notified if the deputation shall be heard.


Governance Support/Procedures Document 4:25 - 4:35 pdf icon PDF 521 KB

Contact: Leigh Webb, Governance Manager.


Project Update 4 :35 - 4:55 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Contacts: Simon Taylor, Head of Town Centre Programmes

                Jaime Nalson, Acting Head of Culture and Tourism

                Michelle Illingworth, ER Project Officer – Dewsbury Town  

                Investment Plan.

Additional documents:


Creative Hub Update 4:55 - 5:15

Town Board Members.


Communication and Marketing Update 5:15 - 5:20

Keith Ramsay – Chair, Dewsbury Town Deal Board.


Date of Next Meeting

16 November 2023.


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Exclusion of the Public

To resolve that under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items of business, on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information, as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.


Project Update 5:20- 5:30

To consider exempt information in relation to Agenda item 8.


Creative Hub Update 5:30 to close

To consider exempt information in relation to Agenda item 9.