The Town Council's ground staff over the last few weeks have taken advantage of the wet, cold weather to commence with some much needed maintenance of the street furniture in the town centre.
A number of the benches have been removed from site, stripped down, repaired, painted and given a new lease of life. The noticeboard in "the link" has also received essential maintenance ensuring it is now safe to use.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:41 by John Kay
Today at 10am the Commonwealth Flag will be flying over the town at St James Church to mark Commonwealth Day.
The Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth initiative, now in its fourth year, is again catching the imagination of thousands of participants from all walks of life, inspiring them to join with others throughout the Commonwealth. As a collective public expression of commitment to the Commonwealth, it enables participants to show appreciation for the.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:00 by John Kay
The Town Council are pleased to announce that our former PCSO Josh Griffiths has been awarded a High Sheriff Award for his excellent efforts while based within the Dursley Neighbourhood Police team.
The role of High Sheriff has evolved over time, but is rooted almost 1,000 years ago in Saxon times. The modern High Sheriff actively lends support to crime prevention agencies, the emergency services and the voluntary sector, helping with.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:12 by John Kay
The Town Council would like to thank all the local residents who cleared snow, spread salt to help make paths and roads more accessible in the recent period of snow and ice.
It was great to see the community get together with offers of help to look after vulnerable people and offering uses of 4x4 vehicles.
The majority of people heeded the advice not to travel unless it was essential and this greatly aided the.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:59 by John Kay
More heavy snow is expected in the county throughout the day. If you don't have to, to avoid becoming stranded, please don't travel.
If your journey is unavoidable please check for road closures. You should also ensure your car is roadworthy, you have a fully charged mobile phone, warm clothing, suitable shoes, a blanket and food and drink. Local radio stations are good sources of information during your journey. Advice on driving in adverse.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Mar 2018 08:46 by John Kay
It looks like Dursley will be impacted by the winter weather on Thursday and Friday which is currently affecting other areas of the Country.
Don't be put off clearing paths because you're afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Don't believe the myths - it's unlikely you'll be sued or held legally responsible for any injuries if you have cleared the path carefully.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:33 by John Kay
The Town Council website www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk has a Community Directory for Businesses and Clubs located in the Dursley Area and a local events "What's On" diary.
Contact Name, Address, Email.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:37 by John Kay
The 2018 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.
The final result were:
1st: Steph Hill (Henlow Court)
2nd = Andy Markham (Old Spot), Rebekah Storey-Young (Henlow Court) & Roger Cowley (Dursley Lions)
The children's race was won by Jay Randall-Smith who proved Superman could run faster than a Lion.
A trophy donated by Dursley.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:43 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to reduce dog fouling in key problem areas in Dursley.
The campaign sets its sights on irresponsible dog owners, with recent research showing that dog walkers are more responsible and pick up after their dogs, when they think that they are being watched.
Last year Keep Britain Tidy conducted a campaign pilot, funded.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:57 by John Kay
Today (6th February) is the launch day for the new "Welcome to Dursley" tourist information brochure, which has been produced by the Dursley Business Inclusive group (DBI) with the support of Dursley Town Council.
The brochure main feature is an easy to read map of the town, highlighting key buildings, facilities and businesses within the town.
The brochure includes information on places of interest, things.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:04 by John Kay