New - Community Long Stay Parking Consultation
Dursley Town Council has been working with Stroud District Council and Sainsbury’s to explore long stay parking issues in Dursley Town Centre. To see our long stay parking proposal and details of how to express you comments, please click here.
The consultation will be open until Friday 11th December 2015.
New - War Memorial Recreational Ground - Hedge Cutting
The annual trimming of the boundary hedge will be carried out on Sunday 22nd November, commencing from 7am. This is routine planned maintenance and there is no removal of any section of hedge planned.
Please consider access to the hedge by our contractor if you would normally park in this area on Sunday morning.
New - Bus Service Consultations
Gloucestershire County Council are currently consulting on changes to Bus services and Park & Ride services across the county. This includes the following bus services in Dursley:
35 Stroud - Cam - Dursley
88 Bristol - Dursley
201 Dursley - Wotton-Under-Edge
207 Dursley - Berkeley - Thornbury
The town councillors would encourage regular users of these services to go to the GCC website at www.gloucestershire.gov.uk to view the consultation information and leave your comments. The consultation titled "Funded Public Transport Consultation" closes on the 4th January 2016.
Latest Police Newsletter
The latest edition of the police newsletter is now available. Click Here
New Councillor - Brian Cairns
The town council recently co-opted a new member to the council and we welcome Brian Cairns to the council. Brian has lived in Dursley since 1976 and now-semi retired has time to become more directly involved within the community.
Dursley Christmas Lights Switch On Event - 27th November 2015
The event this year will be held on Friday 27th November 2015 from 4:30pm in the Town Centre. The theme is The Night Before Christmas. Come and join in the festive fun which will include stalls, the switch-on at 5:30pm (with fireworks), a visit from Father Christmas at 6pm and much more. See the poster for information here.
Extension to Town Council's Public Open Hours
From Monday 9th November 2015 we are extending the period when we are open to members of the public. The new hours will be 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. Members of the public are still welcome to arrange appointments to see members of staff outside of these times.
The community speedwatch have had a number of sessions this year, including a session involving Special Police Officers which resulted in a number of drivers being warned about their speeding, a number of speeding tickets being issued and a Section 59 (effectively a vehicular ASBO).
The group are looking for volunteers to carry on this important community project and if you are interested please contact the town clerk to find out more.
Dursley United Charity
Students who live in the parishes of Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley and who are in need of financial assistance for further education or training can apply to Dursley United Charity before 30th September 2015.
Application forms can be obtained from: Mr Ralph Darby at 50 Orchard Leaze, The Quarry, Dursley. e-mail Ralph@rdarby50.co.uk Clerk to the trustees.
Town Councillors and Staff photographs now available on the website. View: Councillors Staff
Vibe Youth Centre - is now open. Watch our video for more information. Follow us at @VibeDursley
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 http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/inyourarea/neighbourhood . Follow the Dursley NDP on Twitter @FutureDursley