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NEW Office Closure Reminder - The town council office at Jacobs House will be closed to the public on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st July due to office refurbishment. We will reopen to the public on Monday 3rd August and as usual our open hours will be 10:30am till 12:30pm or at other times by appointment.

The "Rec" Hedge consultation

Thanks to all who participated during the recent consultation at the Dursley Festival, on social media and direct to the town council over the last few weeks. On Tuesday the  21st July 2015 the Green Spaces Committee resolved:

Not to remove the section of hedge adjacent to the new play area, but to seek advice from a qualified expert regarding future recommended maintenance, including the reduction of height of the hedge surrounding the "rec" and to seek qualified expert advice on the ongoing pest control issues, for both preventative and control measures.

S.15/0476/OUT Land at Littlecombe (Lister Petter Site)

Thanks to all who participated during the consultation at the Dursley Festival and "drop-in" session held at the Community Centre. On Tuesday 21st July 2015 the Planning Committee agreed the official Town Council response to be provided to the planning application submitted for the Littlecombe Devlopment. Please follow the links to see the response and the community feedback received during the consultation.

Licensing Applications: Capones/Old Dursley Hotel, 13 Long Street, Dursley.

Two licensing applications (15/00929/LAPRNW & 15/00924/LAPRNW) are currently being consulted on by Stroud District Council. These applications are for the two local businesses trading as Capones and Ye Olde Dursley Hotel from 13 Long Street, Dursley. To see the license application click on the links: Capones Ye Olde Dursley Hotel. 

Any comments on either application received by the Town Council in advance of the meeting of council on the 4th August 2015 will allow the councillors to consider local views prior to submitting our formal response on the applications to SDC prior to the deadline of Monday 10th August 2015. 

 Alternatively, SDC welcome representations in writing to :

Thanks to those who attended, voted and provided comments at the drop in consultation event on Monday 27th July to discuss the applications with town councillors and staff. 

Dursley Community Speedwatch are about to start working with the Neighbourhood Policing team to look into the existing campaign sites (currently Uley Road, Woodmancote & Kingshill Road(by the garage)). The town council would be happy to look into any other suggested sites & would welcome your input. Due to health & safety limitations, we are not able to target residential roads

Future Dursley - Call for Sites: Local Residents have formed a Steering Group to draft a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) under powers provided by the Localism Act 2011.  The "call for sites" is an informal opportunity for individuals and organisations to propose sites within the town for development - employment, housing or community facilities. The deadline for responses is Tuesday 15th September 2015. For more information please call 01453 547758 or email

Vibe Youth Centre - is now open. Watch our video for more information. Follow us at @VibeDursley 

The Council's budget for 2015-16 has been agreed. Press release

The Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) Steering Group for Dursley would like to hear from people in Dursley who have an interest or knowledge in any of the following areas: Environment & Local Green Space, Design, Housing, Infrastructure, Economy, Traffic & Transportation.  If you would like to share information, help out or join a topic group please get in touch. To find out more about neighbourhood planning visit . Follow the Dursley NDP on Twitter @FutureDursley