Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

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The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Annual Meeting - 12th December 2018, 7pm at Cattle Country

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Annual Meeting - 12th December 2018, 7pm at Cattle Country

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network's Annual Meeting this year will focus on how the area can access the millions of potential customers across the UK and continental Europe.

The meeting will be hosted by Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park in 'The Barn at Berkeley' on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 7pm. With mince pies and refreshments on offer.

It's not too late to book a place.

The team from Cotswolds Tourism will talk about the successful funding award from Visit England to reach European countries and the 'Uncover the Cotswolds' project which focuses on bringing together world-class, authentic local product, and creating itineraries which can be booked in totality or in part and with different budgets available. More »

The digital revolution has thrown up many new and innovative media solutions, the team from Gloucester Marketing will talk about their award-winning approach to grabbing visitor attention.

The latest newsletter describes the prospect of joining up businesses locally to offer packages for visitors. The final part of the evening will be dedicated to exploring the possibilities that might be put in place locally for the 2019 tourist season.

If you know someone who may be interested in attending, please feel free to pass the information on to them. The Tourism Network is open to local councils, groups, businesses, accommodation providers, volunteers, attractions, pubs, restaurants and venues in Dursley and the surrounding Cotswold Edge and Severn Vale area. Members are working together to develop a co-ordinated and joined up approach towards tourism to take advantage of new and existing initiatives and opportunities to attract visitors to the area.

To book a free place please contact the Network by emailing: deputy@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk .

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:30 by Leah Wellings

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Public Consultation

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Public Consultation

The Stroud District Local Plan was adopted in November 2015 and sets out a planning strategy for distributing development within the District and policies for protecting and conserving the natural and built environment. The current plan covers the period to 2031.

Stroud District Council started the process of reviewing the current Local Plan in 2017 to cover the period to 2040. It is important that the Local Plan is kept up-to-date and the current Local Plan commits SDC to undertake an early review. More »

The public consultation on the emerging strategy will run for 9 weeks from 16 November 2018 to 18 January 2019.

The emerging Strategy Paper is available to view and download at www.stroud.gov.uk/localplanreview.

Hard copies of the documentation is also be available at the Town Council office and Dursley library.

SDC are holding public exhibitions around the District during the consultation period including the Methodist Church, Castle Street, Dursley on Thursday 11th December between 2.30pm and 6.30pm.

Further information on the Local Plan Review and the consultation is available to view via www.stroud.gov.uk/localplanreview

To respond to the consultation, SDC would prefer you to complete the online survey available on the Local Plan Review webpage. Alternatively, you can email your response to local.plan@stroud.gov.uk or by post to Local Plan Review, The Planning Strategy Team, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Westward Road, Stroud, GL5 4UB.

Please respond by 18th January 2019. » Less

Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:32 by John Kay

Festive Window Display 2018

Festive Window Display 2018

At Friday's successful Festive Dursley event, the Mayor Neil Grecian presented the awards to the winners of the 2018 Festive Window Display.

The entries were judged by the Mayor, Cllr Tom Arnold (Festive Dursley), Kathleen Hanbury (The Door Youth Project) and some members of the Vibe Youth Sessions.

Mayor Grecian said "it is getting more difficult to judge this event each year, with more entries and quite stunning displays, it is clear that a lot of time and effort goes into each window." More »

This years winner was the Mind Shop in Parsonage Street. Mayor Grecian presented the award to Jo Scott-Thomson and Jade Clift.

Second place went to Caroline Marrow at Inches and third place to Sharron at the Angel Treasure Trove.

Due to the quality of this year's competition, the judges awarded "High Commended" certificates to TSB, Dursley Library, Simply Foot Care, Hunters Estate Agent and a special award to the residents of No. 12 Pederson Close for their charity garden display at the bottom of Long Street.

Dursley Town Council would like to thank Classy Glass & Awards Ltd for supplying the winners trophy. » Less

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:30 by John Kay