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A4135 Bull Pitch, Dursley - Road Closure 2nd-3rd September from 0730-1730 daily

A4135 Bull Pitch, Dursley - Road Closure 2nd-3rd September from 0730-1730 daily

Dursley Town Council have been notified by Gloucestershire County Council and Amey that the A4135 Bull Pitch will be closed for carriageway resurfacing from the 2nd to the 3rd September, 0730 to 1730 daily.

The notification states that Amey will not be able to guarantee access for vehicles in or out of the work area (solid red line on map shown) except in emergencies. If you normally drive into or out of this area during the hours when the.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Road Closure, Amey

Presentation for PCSO Joshua Griffiths

Presentation for PCSO Joshua Griffiths

On Monday 14th August the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Suzi Abraham, presented PCSO Joshua Griffiths with an award on behalf of the Town Council in recognition of his hard work and excellent service to the community of Dursley.

After nine and a half years with Dursley Police, he will be moving to continue his career in the Forest of Dean later this month.

The leaving event was held at Dursley Methodist Church.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Community Speedwatch, Community Safety

Police and Crime Commissioner: Plaque Presentation

Police and Crime Commissioner: Plaque Presentation

Representatives from Dursley Town Council and the Dursley Tabernacle URC welcomed Deputy Police Crime Commissioner, Chris Brierley to The Vibe Youth Centre on Friday 11th August. Chris presented Deputy Mayor Suzi Abraham, on behalf of the Town Council, with the Commissioner's Fund plaque.

The Vibe Youth Centre has benefitted from the Commissioner's Fund as grants were awarded in 2015 & 2016 for additional youth.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:47 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, The Vibe, Gloucestershire Police Crime Commissioner

Upcoming Road Closures

Upcoming Road Closures

Dursley Town Council have been notified by Gloucestershire County Council of two road closures in Dursley for water main connections.

Highfields Approach (outside No. 13) will be closed from the 9th to the 11th August.

Drake Lane is to be closed between Spring Hill and Long Street from the 14th August to the 16th August.

Pedestrian access to premises on or nearby the road and emergency access will be maintained.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 13:24 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Road Closure, GCC

Grant Funding 2017/18: Deadline Approaching

Grant Funding 2017/18: Deadline Approaching

Grant Funding 2017/18

Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations that specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations that operate in the town.

Applications for the 2017/18 round of funding must be received before Thursday 31st August 2017.

The Grant Policy and Application.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:32 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant Funding

Community Speedwatch News

Community Speedwatch News

Dursley's Community Speedwatch group has recently been able to increase the number of patrols undertaken in the town due to new volunteers coming forward from the community to get involved. A successful Speedwatch induction event was held on 31st May 2017.

In July volunteers from the Speedwatch Group, in conjunction with Dursley Neighbourhood Police team, carried out patrols on Uley Road and Woodmancote. These are just two.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 13:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Community Speedwatch, Dursley Matters

Proposed New Long Stay Car Park (Reliance House, Long Street)

Proposed New Long Stay Car Park (Reliance House, Long Street)

Stroud District Council's formal consultation period on our proposed car park scheme has now ended, but the District Council will accept comments up until a final decision is made on the planning application.

Comments can still be submitted to the SDC website, using the reference number: S.17/1357/FUL

The Town Councillors would like to thank all those how have offered their support to our planning application by.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:14 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Communication, Car-parking

Vibe Summer Programme 2017

Vibe Summer Programme 2017

The Summer Programme for sessions and activities at the Vibe youth centre is now available. The programme includes youth sessions as well as organised activities and trips for young people in Dursley.

You can download a copy of the programme below which also covers Cam. For further information about the sessions, any special details and age restrictions please see the Vibe Youth Centre information on our website (under services &.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:50 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, The Door Youth Project, The Vibe

Dursley in Bloom: 2017 Judging Day

Dursley in Bloom: 2017 Judging Day

Dursley will be visited tomorrow (20th July) morning by Heart of England judges who will assess this years "In Bloom" competition.

The Dursley in Bloom volunteers have entered the Small Town category and are aiming for a second consecutive Gold award. This would be a fantastic achievement for the town and a credit to the volunteers who give up so much of their own time to make the town look so good.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:39 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Dursley Carnival

Dursley Carnival

The Town Council stand was busy at the Carnival on Saturday despite the disappointing weather.

We would like to thank all those who took the time to enquire about the Neighbourhood Development Plan and vote on our proposals for the new long stay carpark and our ongoing consultation on the future of the youth shelter at Highfields Play Area.

Its not too late to speak to Council staff about either project, our.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Carnival

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