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The recipients of the 2019 Leslie D Gale awards were announced by the Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian at the Dursley Annual Assembly.
The Leslie D Gale Award for service to the community, first awarded in 1994, was presented to Mike Doughty and David Durden.
Mike was presented the award for many year of volunteering with a range of groups in the town, including the Town Trust, Dursley Welcomes Walkers, Vale Vison and serving on the Town Council. More »
David received the award for his substantial contribution to Dursley Running Club, since taking over as Chairman in 2013.
The "Unsung Hero" awards were presented to Pauline Darby who has been volunteering for more than 30 years with the Friday Lunch Club and Christine Baker for volunteering and supporting children and young families, including setting up the first Rainbow Guides Group in Cam during the 1990's.
Doris Holbrook and Gwyneth Peglar were announced as joint recipients for running the Friendship Club over the last twenty years. They will receive their award soon. » Less
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:31 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to thank all of the local residents who attended last nights Annual Assembly with over 60 people in attendance. This was a greater attendance than recent years and apologies for those who had to stand during the meeting.
The Mayor opened the meeting, welcoming those who were in attendance and providing a report on the previous year activities and achievements by the Town Council. This is documented on our Annual Report 2018/19. More »
Written reports were received from our County and District Councillor and many of the community groups and local organisations. These are now available to view on the Town Council website.
The guest speaker, Mr Robin Smith representing St Modwen Homes gave an interesting presentation on the Littlecombe housing development and an update on the opening of footpath and vehicular access through the site.
The meeting finished with the annual presentation of the 2019 Leslie D Gale awards in recognition of service to the community in Dursley. The recipients of the 2019 LDG Awards Volunteer of the Year were Mr Mike Doughty and Mr David Durden. Community "Unsung Hero" certificates were awarded to Pauline Darby, Doris Holbrook, Gwyneth Peglar and Christine Baker. » Less
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:19 by John Kay
The Annual Assembly is a "meeting of the town" which is facilitated by the Town Council. This year's guest speaker is Mr Robin Smith, Technical Director for St Modwen Homes.
This meeting provides the residents of the town the opportunity to raise matters of concern with the Mayor and Councillors from the Town, Stroud District and Gloucestershire County Council's.
Annual Reports from the Town Council and many of the Town's voluntary organisations will be available. This will include an update on our new Long Street Car Park. More »
The winners of the 2019 Leslie D Gale awards will be announced by the Mayor.
This meeting will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 21st May at Kingshill House, Kingshill Lane, Dursley.
Refreshments will be available after the meeting.
The meeting is open to the public and we would welcome your attendance. » Less
Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 14:23 by John Kay