Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

Latest News

Dursley Town Council Budget Set for 2021-2022

Dursley Town Council Budget Set for 2021-2022

Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year, recognising the difficulties that the community has faced during the Covid pandemic.

The Mayor, Councillor Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed not to raise our share of the Council Tax for the coming year; we recognise that people and families in our community continue to face difficulties and challenges due to the pandemic and, as... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:08 by John Kay

Tags: Budget, Communication, Council

Pancake Race 2021

Pancake Race 2021

Dursley Town Council have agreed to cancel the 2021 pancake race due to Covid-19 restrictions.

With Shrove Tuesday falling on the 16th February this year it is almost certain that we will continue to be in the current lockdown restrictions and therefore unable to hold the race.

We will look forward to the return of this annual fun event on 1st March 2022.

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:04 by John Kay

Tags: Pancake Race

Town Councillors: Telephone Calls

Town Councillors: Telephone Calls

It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have received telephone calls from someone impersonating Town Councillors.

The calls have been about bank and shop closures in the town. These calls appear to be fraudulent and at no time have the Town Councillors or staff been calling residents in this manner.

We would advise anyone who receives a call to end the conservation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 14:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Festive Dursley Christmas Lights 2020- Thank You

Festive Dursley Christmas Lights 2020- 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 and that festive craft activities (part of the Wonder Wander Nativity Trail) were provided for the local community to enjoy.

We are particularly grateful during these challenging times for the help provided by volunteers and local businesses. With thanks to (in... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 12:11 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Community Event

National Lockdown: Stay at Home

National Lockdown: Stay at Home

The Government has announced a National Lockdown.

You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.

You should follow the Government's new guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new rules.

Dursley Town Council has closed the tennis courts and outdoor gym equipment on the War Memorial Recreation Ground in... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communications, Coronavirus

Grass Maintenance 2021 to 2024 - Contract Opportunity

Grass Maintenance 2021 to 2024 - Contract Opportunity

The Town Council are seeking a landscaping contractor to carry out grass cutting on the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields Play Area and Kingshill Play Area.

The contract will be awarded for a period of three years, commencing on the 1st April 2021.

All applicants will be required to meet the criteria included within our current Procurement Policy.

Further information on the conditions of contract,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 15:32 by John Kay

Tags: Grass Maintenance 2021 to 2024

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment to Re-open on 21st December

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment to Re-open on 21st December

Dursley Town Council has agreed to re-open the play areas and gym equipment at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Kingshill and Highfields Play Areas. This includes the BMX track at Highfields.

This decision has been taken due to a drop in Covid-19 infection rates in the local area. We have also listened to the comments received from many regular users of the facilities and taken further advice on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Covid-19, Play Areas.

The Mayor's Christmas Message 2020

The Mayor's Christmas Message 2020

Christmas is going to be a very different occasion this year, the Covid pandemic has meant that we have all had to adapt to a new way of life in 2020. It has impacted the way we live, work and play.

While we recognise this and the restrictions that we are all living under, we hope that everybody can still find pleasure and enjoyment in this time of year, in a safe way that protects our loved ones.

I... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Christmas Message, Communications, Mayor

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Dursley Town Council would once again like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today after the end of the second lockdown period.

The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have had to close during both lockdown periods.

We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise all those visiting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:31 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Dursley - Tier 2 High Alert

Dursley - Tier 2 High Alert

Dursley has been placed in Tier 2 of the governments new coronavirus tier arrangements for England from the 2nd December 2020.

This decision will be reviewed every 14 days.

In tier 2:

  • you must not socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place
  • you must not socialise in a group of more than 6 people outside, including... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:56 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

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