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Reliance House: Demolition Completed

Reliance House: Demolition Completed

The demolition of Reliance House has been completed a week ahead of schedule by our contractor Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd.

The site will remain closed to the public until the car-park is officially opened in October 2018. We would ask people not to try to access the site during this period.

The Town Council are now reviewing the tender documents returned by potential contractors for the construction of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

Dursley Town Council 'Open House' Event

Dursley Town Council 'Open House' Event

Dursley Town Council will be opening up its office, Jacob's House, to the public on Saturday 14th July for the morning. Everyone is welcome and can drop in anytime between 9am and 1pm.

It's a great opportunity for people to come along and find out more about the Council, the work we do here in the office and our plans for the future, including the new car park in Long Street. It's also an opportunity... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Council, Town Festival, Festive Dursley

Reliance House: Demolition Ongoing

Reliance House: Demolition Ongoing

The demolition of Reliance House has reached week two and progress is now quite noticeable. Most of week one was limited to works to the inside of the building with asbestos being safely removed from site and the building being stripped of any reusable materials.

The actual demolition of the building is now underway, the materials will then be crushed on site and the majority will be used to form the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:54 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Reliance House

Stroud District Car Park (Charging) Review

Stroud District Car Park (Charging) Review

At the monthly meeting of Council, on 3rd July the Town Council considered the review of car parks in Stroud District, this includes the proposal to introduce charging at the public car-parks in Dursley.

The consultation is currently open and the Town Councillors would like to encourage all residents, business owners and visitors to contribute by submitting your comments to the consultation. This must... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:24 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

New Sponsor Announced for our Costwold Hare "Celeste"

New Sponsor Announced for our Costwold Hare "Celeste"

Dursley Town Council are please to confirm that The Lions Club of Dursley have generously agreed to sponsor the Cotswold Hare located in Dursley Library.

"Celeste" hare is a Springer model painted by Susannah King and can be viewed during the libraries opening hours.

The Dursley Lions have joined our existing sponsors: St Modwen, Futura Foods, Ashen Plains Campsite, Kingshill House and Hunters Estate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:42 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018, Dursley Mini Trail

Reliance House: Demolition Starts on 2nd July 2018

Reliance House: Demolition Starts on 2nd July 2018

The next phase of our car park project in Long Street will commence next week with the demolition works starting on Monday 2nd July 2018.

The Town Council have appointed Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd as the demolition contractor for the above site who envisage the work will take no longer than 4 weeks and aim to complete the work with as little disruption as possible.

Site hours will 7.30am till 5pm each week... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:08 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

Youth Service Provision 2018/21

Youth Service Provision 2018/21

Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that in partnership with Cam Parish Councils we have agreed to a continued community youth work provision partnership with Stroud based charity The Door Youth Project.

Following a robust re-tendering process, the decision was made at the recent Dursley Town and Cam Parish Council meetings, following recommendations from the youth work steering committees.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:51 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Youth Service Provision

Future Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan Proposal - Regulation 16 Notice

Future Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan Proposal - Regulation 16 Notice

The Regulation 16 Consultation for the Dursley Neighbourhood Development plan proposal will be run by Stroud District Council between 15th June 2018 to 27th July 2018.

The plan and accompanying documents can be viewed online

https://www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk/neighbourhood-plan.html

Hard copies are available to view at Dursley Town Council offices, Dursley Library and Stroud District Council's offices. If you would like to make... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Future Dursley

Lions Club of Dursley - Thank You

Lions Club of Dursley - Thank You

Dursley Town Council would like to thank the Lions Club of Dursley for volunteering to paint our BT telephone kiosk which hosts our community defibrillator.

In 2017 with advice and support from the Community Heartbeat Trust, the Town Council successfully obtained funding for the purchase and installation of a defibrillator and security cabinet from the National Lottery's Award for All grant scheme.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:52 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Lions Club of Dursley, Community Defibrillator

Long Street: Road Closure Cancelled

Long Street: Road Closure Cancelled

The Town Council has been notified earlier today (Friday) by St Modwen Homes that the planned closure of Long Street has been cancelled.

The Road Closure had been advertised to begin on 4th June for twelve weeks to allow for road realignment works to be completed.

The works are still required but will now be done under traffic signals, although this will extend the duration to 15 weeks. St Modwen are... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

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