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This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019.


The Festivities and Entertainment will start from 4:30pm onwards and will include:

A Winter Wonderland Theme

- Stalls and Late Night Shopping

- A Switch-on countdown at the town's real Christmas tree at 6pm with fireworks

- Children's Entertainment, santa's grotto, rides and snow More »

- Music from The Disclaimers and Wotton Silver Band

- A visit from Father Christmas

- Festive Window Display Competition

-The Winter Garden in the Town Centre

- A Winter Walkabout in St James' Church Garden featuring Real Reinsheep and Santa's Sleigh

- Christmas Fair inside St James' Church

- A wide variety of food from local cafes and stalls and more...

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Parsonage Street will be closed to vehicles from 2pm-10pm.

The 1hr Castle Street Car Park will also be closed from 1pm -10pm. » Less

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:27 by Anita Gambie

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Are you concerned about what happens in your local area?

Do you feel you could represent the views of your neighbourhood?

If you answered 'yes' have you ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?

Dursley Town Council has a Councillor Vacancy following the recent resignation of Councillor Suzi Abraham.

If you would like to find out more about the rewarding role then please contact the Town Clerk or any serving Town Councillor for more information and details of how you can join the Council.

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:49 by John Kay

Remembrance 2019

Remembrance 2019

In addition to the normal Remembrance Sunday parade in the town centre on Sunday 10th November 2019 (schedule listed below) the Town Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian will be laying a wreath at the World War 2 memorial.

The World War 2 memorial is located at the pavilion on the War Memorial Recreation Ground. The wreath will be laid by the Mayor at 11am on Monday 11th November 2019.

Schedule (Sunday 10th November)
14:15 Assemble at the bus station, May Lane.
14:30 Parade leaves the bus station and marches via May Lane, Castle Street and Silver Street to St James' Church
15:00 Church Service starts.
Between 15:30-15:45 Church service ends. Wreath laying party assembles in front of War Memorial gates for Act of Remembrance.
Between 15:45-16:00 Parade forms up in Long Street and marches into Parsonage Street and dismisses.
Between 16:00-16:30 Parade finishes.

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:28 by John Kay