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Playgrounds and Gym Equipment Re-open on 4th July

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment Re-open on 4th July

Dursley Town Council will re-open the playgrounds and gym equipment at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields and Kingshill from 4th July in line with the governments recent announcement.

It is impossible to fully negate all risks of contracting the Covid-19 virus (or other infection) at a place like a playground, which can be frequented by large numbers of people, who may have differing views... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:53 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Re-opening of Playgrounds

Tidy Dursley - Thank You

Tidy Dursley - Thank You

Dursley Town Council would like to say a big thank you to the 21 volunteers who spent a few hours picking up litter and removing weeds on Father's Day.

The volunteers managed to fill 43 black bags which has made such a difference to The Slade, part of May Lane, Boulton Lane and Henlow Drive. They also uncovered many hidden and blocked drains, details of which have been passed to GCC Highways to clear.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:39 by John Kay

Tags: Tidy Dursley

Urgent Road Closure: The Broadway

Urgent Road Closure: The Broadway

Dursley Town Council have been informed of the following URGENT closure by Gloucestershire County Council.

The Broadway, Dursley

This road has been closed (as per the attached plan) to allow for the repairs to a collapsed retaining wall.

Works could take up to six weeks to complete.

Emergency access will be maintained.

If you require any further information regarding this closure please email streetworks@gloucestershire.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:55 by John Kay

Tags: Road closure, The Broadway

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Dursley Town Council would like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today and those who have plans in place to re-open over the next few weeks.

The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have not been able to trade since March.

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

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:36 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Shops Re-opening

Uley Road - Upcoming Road Works

Uley Road - Upcoming Road Works

Gloucestershire County Council have informed the Town Council that there are planned surface dressing works on Uley Road, Dursley, currently due to happen on 9th to 10th June between 0700 and 1900.

Surface dressing treatment is very weather dependent therefore dates may change at short notice; we will however publish any changes on our website www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/surfacedressing and will regularly... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:34 by John Kay

Tags: Road Closure, Uley Road

Summer Festival - Cancelled

Summer Festival - Cancelled

The Festive Dursley working group are sorry to announce that this year's Summer Festival, due to take place on Saturday 11th July has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation.

Festive Dursley will keep you updated on future events, including the Xmas Light Switch on event scheduled for 27th November 2020. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact the Town Clerk.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 14:09 by John Kay

Tags: Festive Dursley, Summer Festival

Annual Reports 2019/20

Annual Reports 2019/20

The Annual Reports for Dursley Town Council, Councillors (GCC & SDC) and Community Groups are normally released at the town's Annual Assembly meeting in May.

Due to the current social distancing restrictions this year's Annual Assembly will not be held. However the annual report's are now available to view online.

Paper copies of the reports will be available in Dursley library and Jacob's House... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 10:27 by John Kay

Tags: Annual Reports 2019/20, Communication

Re-opening of Tennis Courts on the "Rec"

Re-opening of Tennis Courts on the "Rec"

Following the Government's announcement on 10th May 2020, the tennis courts on the War Memorial Recreation Ground have reopened for public use today (Wed 13th May).

Due to the closure of The Pulse Leisure Centre the courts will remain unlocked and no key/deposit is required. This will be reviewed if there are any instances of anti-social behaviour on the courts.

Players must adhere to the government... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:20 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Tennis Court, War Memorial Recreation Ground

Notice of Council Vacancies - May 2020

Notice of Council Vacancies - May 2020

There are two vacancies on Council due the recent resignations of Cllrs Reynolds and Thirlwell.

The vacancies are for the Central and Highfields wards of the Council.

If you are interested in filling one of the vacant positions please contact the Town Clerk or any current Councillor to find out more about this important community role.

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 14:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council Vacancies

75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

The Royal British Legion has announced a programme of activities to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.

No longer able to attend the planned VE Day 75 events, the Royal British Legion is calling on the nation to get involved from the safety of their homes in a programme of events to pay tribute to the entire Second World War generation from British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 09:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, VE Day

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