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Dursley Matters Newsletter Winter Edition January 2023

Dursley Matters Newsletter Winter Edition January 2023

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

This edition is filled with dates for your 2023 diary including plans for The King's Coronation on 6th May 2023. The Council are working with Festive Dursley to mark the occasion with a town centre based event, details of which will be announced shortly. We also share a message... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 12:00 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Dursley Matters, Dursley Matters Newsletter

Budget Information for 2023/24

Budget Information for 2023/24

Dursley Town Councillors have set the Dursley Town Council budget for the year ahead at our meeting on 24th January 2023.

Councillors agreed to limit the increase in our share of the Council Tax bill to 2% for the year 2023/24 with the Councillors bearing in mind the financial pressures facing all residents as a result of the current cost of living crisis. That decision means, an average Band D council... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 13:12 by John Kay

Tags: 2023/24, Budget

Kingshill Play Park upgrade work to start on 16th January 2023 & more play area investment on the way!

Kingshill Play Park upgrade work to start on 16th January 2023 & more play area investment on the way!

The playground contractor HAGS will be arriving at Kingshill Play Park on 16th January to replace the wooden climbing frame and toddler unit.

The work was agreed at our October 2022 Green Spaces Committee meeting. Unfortunately, the wooden play equipment items have reached the end of their life and need to be removed.

In their place HAGS will install a new 'Angel Cascade' climbing unit and 'Ganymede'... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communications, Community Engagement, Green Spaces, Play Areas

Mayor's Christmas Message 2022

Mayor's Christmas Message 2022

As we prepare for the celebration of Christmas, we know the coming year will bring particular challenges for people trying to cope with the increased cost of living and rising fuel bills.

Whatever our individual circumstances, this is the season to care for one another and to embrace the spirit of togetherness, which unites us all.

As a community we have come together, as we did during the Covid pandemic,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 11:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Christmas, Council, Dursley Matters, Mayor, Newsletter

Christmas Office Opening Hours

Christmas Office Opening Hours

Dursley Town Council

Christmas Office Opening Hours

Monday 19th December - 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Tuesday 20th December - 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Wednesday 21st December - 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Thursday 22nd December - 10.00 am – 3.00 pm

Friday 23rd December - 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

Monday 26th December - Closed

Tuesday 27th December - Closed

Wednesday 28th December - Closed

Thursday 29th December... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Dec 2022 11:55 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Christmas

Recycle your Tree!

Recycle your Tree!

Recycle your Christmas tree in aid of Longfield Community Hospice. JustHelping will be collecting in the following postcodes on 8th, 9th and 10th January 2023.

GL2 (2,3,4,7), GL3 (4,9), GL4 (0,3,4,5,8) GL5, GL6, GL7 (1,2), GL8 (8), GL10, GL11, GL12, GL13

Longfield Community Hospice will receive 90% of the net monies raised. JustHelping will distribute the remaining 10% to other local charities.

Register... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 12:30 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Christmas Event

Lions Club of Dursley - Tree Planting Event

Lions Club of Dursley - Tree Planting Event

The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Mandy Woodward, joined school children from Dursley C of E Primary Academy, Cam Hopton, Cam Everlands and Cam Woodfields, as well as members of the 649 (Dursley) Squadron ATC cadets, to plant trees at the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Tree Planting event on 9th December.

The event was organised by the Lions Club of Dursley and involved planting 70 trees on Stroud District... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Community, Events, Green Spaces, Trees



The winners of the 2022 Window Competition were announced on Friday at the annual Festive Dursley Switch-on event. The theme for this year's competition was 'Victorian'.

In first place was Wyke House, with a gorgeous display of items from the Victorian era. The Mind charity shop and Hunters estate agents were second and third respectively.

Three highly commended certificates were awarded to Blue Cross... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 08:00 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Christmas Event

FESTIVE DURSLEY 2022 - Thank You!

FESTIVE DURSLEY 2022 - Thank You!

Dursley Town Council would like to thank our sponsors and volunteers who helped to ensure that the Dursley Christmas lights were switched on successfully on Friday evening in front of a large crowd.

We would like to thank Spring Villa Sports Bar who sponsored our Christmas Tree.

We are particularly grateful for the help provided by volunteers and local businesses. With thanks to (in alphabetical order):... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 10:47 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

A4135 Whiteway Hill - Road Closure

A4135 Whiteway Hill - Road Closure

Dursley Town Council have been informed of a rescheduled road closure on the A4135 Whiteway Hill.

Whiteway Hill will now be closed from 28/11/22 to 09/12/22.

These are to allow for works on behalf of Gigaclear. Pedestrian and emergency access will be maintained but the road will be closed throughout this period. Diversion signs will be in place.

The lane between Whiteway Hill to Waterley Bottom Road will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Road Closure, Whiteway Hill

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