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Roseberry Road: Resurfacing

Roseberry Road: Resurfacing

Information from Amey Gloucestershire:

Where: Roseberry Road – see attached for details of the exact location

What: Road closure for carriageway resurfacing

When: 3rd – 7th April from 0730 to 1730 daily

On behalf of Gloucestershire County Council, Amey will shortly be resurfacing the road at the above location.

To ensure the safety of road users and our workforce, it will be necessary for Amey to close the.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:50 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, GCC, Amey, Roadworks

Defibrillator Briefing Session

Defibrillator Briefing Session

With just over two weeks until the Seminar to explain how easy it is to use a defibrillator there are still some places remaining.

The seminar will be held on Saturday 1st April 2017 at 11am in the Dursley Methodist Church Meeting Room.

The Community Heartbeat Trust will be demonstrating the use of defibrillators and explaining how the equipment works and its benefits to the community in saving precious minutes in the treatment.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 12:11 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Defibrillator Briefing

Highfields Community Day: 29th May 2017

Highfields Community Day: 29th May 2017

The date has been set for our Highfields Play Area Community Day, it will be held on Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 29th May 2017.

The event will start at 10am where we will be asking for community volunteers to help us carry out some routine maintenance jobs including painting equipment, repairing damaged fences and for those of you with green fingers their will be some planting jobs.

Afterwards we will.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:40 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Highfields Play Area, Community Day

Commonwealth Day 2017

Commonwealth Day 2017

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 third 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, 13 Mar 2017 09:09 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Commonwealth Day

Tesco Grant Funding: Highfields Play Area

Tesco Grant Funding: Highfields Play Area

The Town Council's project for a Community Day at Highfields Play Area has been selected as one of three local projects to receive funding from the Tesco Bags of Help scheme.

Tesco have teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £5,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:26 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Tesco Bags of Help Scheme, Highfields Play Area

New Apprentice Groundsman Opportunity

New Apprentice Groundsman Opportunity

This week marks the 10th anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week. Taking place all this week (Monday 6 and Friday 10 March), the government campaign is a UK-wide celebration of Apprenticeships and their impact on the economy.

The Town Council are delighted to announce that they will shortly seeking candidates for the position of Apprentice Grounds Person. The successful apprentice will be working with the existing Grounds.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 11:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Apprentice Grounds Person

New Town Councillor

New Town Councillor

At last night's (Tuesday 7th March) Town Council meeting the Council co-opted Mandy Woodward as a Town Councillor. Cllr Woodward signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office and joined the meeting.

Mandy is a familiar face in the town having been the proprietor of Wildwood Flowers until very recently and is very active with a number of Community Groups.

Mandy said "Following my recent retirement, I would.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 11:26 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Leslie D Gale Award: 2017 Nominations

Leslie D Gale Award: 2017 Nominations

The Nominations for the 2017 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 23rd May 2017 are now OPEN.

The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the community but also impact.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:11 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Leslie D Gale Award, 2017 Nominations

Pancake Race 2017: Results

Pancake Race 2017: Results

The 2017 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisation and businesses taking part.

The final result were:

1st: Johnny Marks (The Pulse)
2nd: Chris Hildrup (Gaucher Association)
3rd Kate Kemmett (Dursley Karate Club)

A trophy donated by Dursley Business Inclusive, in memory of local volunteer Eileen Nichols, was awarded to Roger Cowley (Dursley Lions) for the Best Fancy Dress Costume who dressed.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 12:45 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Pancake Race

Parking Enforcement in Dursley

Parking Enforcement in Dursley

As a result of a number of enquiries from business owners and residents throughout the town the Town Council hosted a meeting to discuss Parking Enforcement in Dursley with representatives from Gloucestershire County Council on the 21st February 2017.

Gloucestershire County Council were represented by Cllr Steve Lydon, Jim Daniels – Parking Manager and Heather Clarke - Parking Contract Manager) The Town Council was.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, GCC, Parking, Enforcement

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