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Councillor Vacancy

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 Jan Burdge.

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

Posted: Thu, 10 Sep 2020 12:55 by John Kay

Tags: Councillor, Vacancy

Calling all Dursley Beekeepers!

Calling all Dursley Beekeepers!

We would like to encourage pollinators at our Kingshill allotment site and have agreed to offer a previously disused area as a designated beekeeping plot.

The tenancy is very similar to that for an allotment plot but with some specific requirements related to beekeeping, the main ones are as follows:

· Beekeeping for enjoyment/the production of honey for domestic consumption by yourself or family... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Green Spaces; Allotments

Town Councillors - An Update

Town Councillors - An Update

Dursley Town Council have two new Town Councillors and said goodbye to one of our existing Councillors.

Councillor Jan Burdge has resigned from Council following the decision to move to Somerset. Jan, who was in her second spell as Town Councillor will be missed by her fellow Councillors and staff, but we all wish her well in her upcoming move.

The Town Council have co-opted two new persons to Council.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:45 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council Vacancies

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

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 2020.

Application forms can be obtained from

Mrs A Gambie, DUC c/o Dursley Town Council, Jacob's House, Castle Street, Dursley GL11 4DF. or Email: dursleyunitedcharity@gmail.com... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:07 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

Kingshill Lane - Road Closure

Kingshill Lane - Road Closure

Dursley Town Council have been informed of the upcoming closure of Kingshill Lane for resurfacing works.

The Planned start and end dates are currently Monday 24th August to Tuesday 1st September between the hours of 09:30 to 15:30.

Find the most up to date scheme start and end dates and more information about this scheme via the Gloucestershire County Council website: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/resurfacing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:18 by John Kay

Tags: Kingshill Lane, Road Closure

Grant Funding 2019/20 - Reminder to Local Organisations

Grant Funding 2019/20 - Reminder to Local Organisations

Each year the Policy and Finance Committee allocates an amount of money to support local organisations who specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations who operate in the town.

Applications for small and revenue grants are now open. Applications need to be received before 31st August 2020.

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:22 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Grant Funding

Doorstep Selling in Dursley

Doorstep Selling in Dursley

It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have been visited by a person selling educational books. The seller claims to have permission from the Dursley Town Council, this is not the case.

Dursley Town Council would not endorse any type of product in this way and we would never encourage "cold calling" on our residents.

We have contacted the seller to ensure they are... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:01 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Dursley Matters Newsletter Summer 2020 Edition

Dursley Matters Newsletter Summer 2020 Edition

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

This edition includes a special message from the Town Mayor and the latest news on the recipients of this year's Leslie D Gale awards, playground improvements, a new 'Shop Local' campaign and more.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter by email, please contact admin@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:25 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Leslie D Gale Awards 2020

Leslie D Gale Awards 2020

The recipients of this year's Leslie D Gale awards have been announced. They are Caroline Marrow, Marisa Dexter and Aaron Harris.

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. The award not only recognises longevity of service to the community but also impact. The recipients all received... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, LDG Award 2020

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

Dursley Town Council and our car park management company, District Enforcement Ltd have agreed to reinstate the 23 hour time limit in the Long Street Car Park from Saturday 1st August 2020.

This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time allowed local residents to park their vehicles for longer periods during the lockdown.

This decision has been taken as lockdown restrictions have been relaxed, more... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Long Street Car Park

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