New Weekend Shuttle Bus Starting 20th May
This is great news for our area!
Gloucestershire Community Rail Partnership and WWT Slimbridge are excited to announce the launch of the Slimbridge Shuttle, a new local minibus service that will connect the communities of Cam, Dursley and Slimbridge with the railway station at Cam & Dursley and the famous WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre on Saturdays and Sundays over summer 2023.
The service is the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 May 2023 10:50 by Leah Wellings
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
Following the resignation of Cllr Neil Grecian a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Central (ward of) Dursley Town Council.
If by Tuesday 25th May 2023 (FOURTEEN days after the date of this notice) a request for an election to
fill said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer at the address below by TEN electors for the
said Parish/Town, an election will be held... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 May 2023 10:41 by John Kay
King Charles III Coronation Event - Thank you
Dursley Town Council would like to thank all those who attended and participated at the Coronation event for King Charles III on Saturday. Thankfully the heavy rain passed quicker than forecasted and the afternoon was much drier, allowing Amy Addle's dancers to perform as planned with other events being moved under cover.
Our new Mayor Cllr Alex Stennett performed his mayoral duties for the first time... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 May 2023 09:09 by John Kay
Dursley Has A New Mayor & Deputy Mayor
At the annual meeting of Dursley Town Council on Tuesday evening (2nd May) the Councillors voted to appoint Cllr Alex Stennett as Mayor for 2023/24. Cllr Stennett accepted the appointment and was handed the Mayoral Chain by the outgoing Mayor Symon Ackroyd.
Cllr Stennett becomes the 14th Mayor of Dursley.
Cllr Stennett moved to Dursley in 1999 and joined the Council in July 2007, Cllr Stennett is currently... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 May 2023 08:47 by John Kay
Leslie D Gale Awards 2023
On Friday 28th April 2023, the Mayor Cllr Symon Ackroyd visited "Durcans" to present the Leslie D Gale certificate to Mr Phil Durcan. The Durcan family have owned a hardware shop in the town since 1957 with the current shop in Parsonage Street being occupied since 1977. Phil began working in the shop at 16 years old and retired in 2019 and has provided service to the community for many years.
As one... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 May 2023 10:48 by John Kay
Office Closure - May 2023
Dursley Town Council office will be closed on Monday 1st May, Monday 8th May and Monday 29th May 2023 for the bank holidays.
The office will re-open to the public at 10am on the Tuesday afterwards.
Posted: Fri, 28 Apr 2023 15:11 by John Kay
Calling All Bakers! There is still time to enter Dursley's Coronation Cake Competition
Be part of history in the baking and create a cake fit for a King!
There is still time to enter Festive Dursley's 'Coronation Cake' competition ahead of His Majesty King Charles III Coronation event on 6th May 2023.
The competition is open to Dursley bakers of all abilities. We want people to create cakes 'fit for a king' whilst having fun showing off their baking & decorating skills.
Join in and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2023 14:40 by Ann Lyon
Leslie D Gale Awards 2023
The 2023 Leslie D Gale recipients were announced by the Mayor, Cllr Symon Ackroyd at the town's Annual Assembly meeting last night (Tuesday 25th 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, 26 Apr 2023 11:00 by John Kay
Vacancy: Street Cleaner
Dursley Town Council have created this role to complement the existing street cleaning regime which is overseen by Stroud District Council and to keep the town centre and green spaces tidy and free from litter.
The role of Street Cleaner will see the operative clear and remove any litter, glass or other materials discarded within the town centre area. On occasion the operative could be instructed to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Apr 2023 12:02 by John Kay