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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Dursley Town Council: Office Opening

Dursley Town Council: Office Opening

The Jacob's House office of Dursley Town Council on Castle Street remains open to the public between 10am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. Due to the size of the office and facilities the office staff are continuing to work from both home and the office.

The Town Council have agreed that social distancing and limits of the number of visitors in the office will remain in place over the summer months due to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 09:23 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Grant Funding 2021/22

Grant Funding 2021/22

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

Applications for small and revenue grants are now open and need to be received by the end of August.

Urgent Grant Applications can be sent to the Town... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 10:31 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grants

Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Trail

Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Trail

There will be a children's trail which will take you to all the attractions and activities around out town on Saturday 10 July. Pick up a copy of the questions, all themed around the Best of British and trail map from the Festive Dursley Stall in Parsonage Street or you can download a copy here.

Follow the trail map to find the answers to the questions and REMEMBER to collect the letter clues along... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 13:43 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Bunting

Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Bunting

Many thanks to the local children who have coloured in the bunting templates which will help decorate the town for the Summer Festival on Saturday. A shout out for Cam Everlands Primary School whose children provided a large supply of this.

Remember to look out for your bunting in the window of one of the town centre shops. If you spot this, go into the shop and you will be rewarded with a sweet treat.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 15:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

Dursley Summer Festival 2021 - Activities & Attractions

Dursley Summer Festival 2021 - Activities & Attractions

Dursley Summer Festival 2021 - 9am til 2pm on Saturday 10th July - Supporting our town

Activties and Attractions themed around Best of British

(Operating with Covid restrictions)

Display and parade of classic cars and bikes - in Azets car park (May Lane)

- Stalls in Parsonage Street

- Farmer's Market

- Craft Fair in the Chantry Centre

- Music From The Rednock Swing Band & Alan swain's quintet

- Children's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 11:00 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

Dursley Summer Festival 10th July 2021 is still on...

Dursley Summer Festival 10th July 2021 is still on...

The Dursley Summer Festival is still on Saturday 10th July 2021 9-2pm in the Town Centre.

There have been some changes to the range of activities being offered on the day, due to the continuation of Covid-19 restrictions.

Watch this space for further updates...

Posted: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 15:34 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Community Event

Dursley Summer Festival 10th July 2021 - Children's Colouring Activity

Dursley Summer Festival 10th July 2021 - Children's Colouring Activity

Festive Dursley is inviting children to colour in, or draw their own picture on a piece of the attached bunting template, to help decorate the town for the 2021 Summer Festival. The theme for the festival is 'Best of British' so if children are drawing their own picture we would encourage them to draw an item related to this.

The completed bunting will be used to decorate some of the shops in Dursley... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:22 by Anita Gambie

Tags: 2020/21

Welcome to Cllr Anja Rowston

Welcome to Cllr Anja Rowston

Dursley Town Council welcomed our newest Councillor at our June meeting of Council.

Following the May election there was one vacancy on the Council which has been filled by Anja Rowston who was co-opted by the Council.

Cllr Rowston who has lived in Dursley and Cam all her life said "I'm really pleased to have joined Dursley Town Council, I've found an untapped passion for service to my local area and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 08:53 by John Kay

Tags: Council, New Councillor

Bee Stroud Trail - Dursley 2021

Bee Stroud Trail - Dursley 2021

Dursley is taking part in the Visit Stroud Bee Trail Activities.

Stroud town and the market towns across the Stroud District have the opportunity to take part in Bee Stroud which is running until Saturday 10th July 2021. There are competitions, trails, puzzles, offers and more planned - and the opportunity to learn more about Bees and how amazing they are!

Dursley has its own trail map you can download... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 15:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Bee Trail, Tourism

Dursley Matters Newsletter Spring Edition May 2021

Dursley Matters Newsletter Spring Edition May 2021

The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter, Dursley Matters, is available to download from the Town Council's website.

This edition introduces Dursley's new Town Mayor, Councillor Symon Ackroyd who becomes the 13th Mayor of Dursley.

In addition there is news of the New Visitor Information Centre which has been launched at Dursley Library, the Bee Stroud Trail and the 2021 recipients of the Leslie... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 15:30 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Communications, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

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