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Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Are you concerned about what happens in your local area?

Do you feel you could represent the views of your neighbourhood?

If you answered 'yes' have you ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?

Dursley Town Council has a Councillor Vacancy following the recent resignation of Councillor Suzi Abraham.

If you would like to find out more about the rewarding... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Town Councillor Vacancy

Remembrance 2019

Remembrance 2019

In addition to the normal Remembrance Sunday parade in the town centre on Sunday 10th November 2019 (schedule listed below) the Town Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian will be laying a wreath at the World War 2 memorial.

The World War 2 memorial is located at the pavilion on the War Memorial Recreation Ground. The wreath will be laid by the Mayor at 11am on Monday 11th November 2019.

Schedule (Sunday 10th November)... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:28 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Remembrance

Dursley Matters Newsletter Autumn 2019 Edition

Dursley Matters Newsletter Autumn 2019 Edition

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

This edition includes the latest news on our new Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, new Town Councillors, fly tipping in the town, the forthcoming Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on event on 29th November and more.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 17:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Official Opening of the Petanque Court

Official Opening of the Petanque Court

We are pleased to announce that the installation of a Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground is complete. The court was officially opened by the Mayor on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.

The facility is free to use and will be run on a turn up and play basis. If required, players can borrow Boules from 'The Pulse' in return for a refundable deposit.

The court was installed with the help of a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Petanque

Fly Tipper Caught on CCTV Dumping Waste in War Memorial Recreation Ground

Fly Tipper Caught on CCTV  Dumping Waste in War Memorial Recreation Ground

In September, our CCTV cameras captured clear images of a fly tipper dumping waste in the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

Working with Stroud District Council, the offender was successfully identified and issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice for £150, which was subsequently paid.

Councillor Alex Stennett, Chair of the Council Green Spaces Committee, said "fly tipping is an unnecessary and unpleasant... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Fly Tipping

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

DURSLEY UNITED CHARITY

CHARITY NUMBER 248960

Students who live in the parishes of Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley who are in need of financial assistance for Further Education or Training can apply to Dursley United Charity before 30 September 2019.

Application forms can be obtained from:

Mrs A. Gambie, DUC c/o Dursley Town Council, Jacob's House, Castle Street, Dursley GL11 4DF

Email: dursleyunitedcharity@gmail.com... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:26 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Grant Funding

Contract Opportunity: Cleaning Maintenance

Contract Opportunity: Cleaning Maintenance

Dursley Town Council in partnership with Dursley Tabernacle URC are looking for a cleaning contractor for the period January 2020 to December 2022.

The contract includes the routine cleaning of Jacob's House, The Vibe Youth Centre and some areas within the Tabernacle Church.

The Town Council would invite interested parties to contact the Town Clerk to discuss the contract and to arrange a site viewing.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:19 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cleaning Contract 2020 to 2022

Planning Meeting Cancelled

Planning Meeting Cancelled

The Planning Committee meeting scheduled for this evening (Tuesday 17th September) has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.

The meeting will now take place at 18:30 on Tuesday 24th September 2019 and will be held in the meeting room located at the Methodist Church in Castle Street.

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:14 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Communication

Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground

Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that the installation of a Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground will soon be complete. We have secured a grant of 50% towards the costs of this investment from Sport England.

This project was approved by the Green Spaces Committee earlier this year. The Chair of Green Spaces Committee 'Councillor Alex Stennett said 'The Petanque Court will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:08 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Green Spaces, Grants

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Meeting - 4th September 2019, 7pm at Kingshill House

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Meeting - 4th September 2019, 7pm at Kingshill House

The Cotswold Edge and Severn Vale Tourism Network Meeting on 4th September promises to be an exciting and worthwhile evening if you have an hour to spare.

It's not too late to book a place.

The Network will be launching its first product, the Eating and Drinking Map of our area and getting an insight into the ground breaking visitor marketing initiative of Gloucester's Digital High Street Revolution... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Tourism, Communication, Town Improvements

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