Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

News

DURSLEY PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

DURSLEY PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

Festive Dursley invites you to come and join in the fun to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on FRIDAY 3rd JUNE from 2pm in the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

This will be a fab, free Community Event for all.

Bring a Picnic!

There will be a full programme of entertainment (see poster for times and details).

Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 13:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

THE GREAT JUBILEE FLAG PROJECT!

THE GREAT JUBILEE FLAG PROJECT!

THE GREAT JUBILEE FLAG PROJECT!

GL11 and Cam and Dursley Creatives have come together to create a special community project for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

The Great Jubilee Flag Project!

What is the project?

  • A drawing competition for local school children asked to create images they felt represented the Queen and her reign. We received over 900 entries!
  • Drawings were chosen and put onto 14 silkscreens... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 10:30 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Community Event, Jubilee celebrations, community groups

Cllr Ackroyd re-elected as Town Mayor

Cllr Ackroyd re-elected as Town Mayor

At the Annual Meeting of Council on 3rd May, Cllr Symon Ackroyd was unanimously re-elected for a second term as Town Mayor and Cllr Mandy Woodward was re-elected as Deputy Mayor for a fifth term.

With regard to the Council's committees the following Councillors were elected as the Committee Chairs for 2022/23:

Town Improvements: Cllr Danae Savvidou
Green Spaces: Cllr Alex Stennett
Planning: Cllr Matt Nicholson... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 08:35 by John Kay

Tags: 2022/23, Mayor

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail for Cam & Dursley 30th April 2022 to 12 June 2022

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail for Cam & Dursley 30th April 2022 to 12 June 2022

A unique high street safari, free family experience.

Join us for this historic occasion by taking part in our free, magical augmented reality story-trail (sponsored by Spring Villa, Autotechnik and Leaf and Ground).

Located around Cam & Dursley are seven magical characters on a day trip from Buckingham Palace. Join Sir Barnaby Beacon on the trail as he visits his friends, you'll be able to see them... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 12:00 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

Leslie D Gale Awards 2022

Leslie D Gale Awards 2022

The 2022 Leslie D Gale recipients were announced by the Mayor, Cllr Symon Ackroyd at the town's Annual Assembly meeting last night (Tuesday 26th April).

The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 09:35 by John Kay

Tags: 2022, Leslie D Gale awards

Dursley Matters Newsletter: Spring Edition April 2022

Dursley Matters Newsletter: Spring Edition April 2022

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

This edition is packed with news related to the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration activities in Dursley.

In addition, it contains details relating to the forthcoming Dursley Annual Assembly, which takes place on 26th April 2022, 7pm at Kingshill House.

If you would like to receive... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 13:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

Easter Holiday - Office Closure

Easter Holiday - Office Closure

Dursley Town Council's office will close to the public at 3pm today (Thursday 15th April) and re-open at 10am on Tuesday 19th April 2022.

In the event of an emergency the contact numbers for Dursley Town Councillors are avialble on our website.

The Councillors and Staff would like to wish all residents and visitors to Dursley a very happy Easter break.

Posted: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 12:55 by John Kay

Tags: Easter, Office Closure

The Dursley Annual Assembly - 26th April 7pm, Kingshill House

The Dursley Annual Assembly - 26th April 7pm, Kingshill House

All residents of Dursley are invited to attend The Dursley Annual Assembly on 26th April 2022 at 7pm.

This year the event will take place at Kingshill House, Dursley's very own vibrant arts and crafts venue located at Kingshill Lane, GL11 4BZ.

Come along and raise issues that matter to Dursley.
Find out more about Digital Dursley with guest speaker Ian Proctor from Digital Edge.
Information on the new... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Apr 2022 11:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Annual Assembly, Council, Meetings

Dursley Farmers Market & ‘Pedersen Pilgrimage’ this Saturday Morning!

Dursley Farmers Market & ‘Pedersen Pilgrimage’ this Saturday Morning!

Don't miss a visit to support the Dursley Farmers Market this Saturday morning!
Located under the historic Town Hall this bustling little monthly market has the addition of a new stall 'Carl's Deli' for April's visit, bringing a selection of local artisan products for shoppers to discover and enjoy. This is alongside the regular wonderful market produce, shops and cafes in the town.

A 'Pedersen Pilgrimage'... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Apr 2022 13:50 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Heritage, Markets, Visit Dursley

Siobhan Baillie, MP: Drop In Session

Siobhan Baillie, MP: Drop In Session

Dursley Town Council are hosting a drop in session for local residents to meet Siobhan Baillie, MP for the Stroud area.

Siobhan will be in the Dursley Town Council office at Jacob's House, Castle Street, Dursley between 10am and 12pm on Thursday 7th April.

Posted: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 12:28 by John Kay

Tags: Siobhan Baillie

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