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Long Street Car Park - Waiting Times Removed

Long Street Car Park - Waiting Times Removed

Dursley Town Council and our car park management company, District Enforcement Ltd have agreed to temporarily waive the 23 hour time limit in the Long Street Car Park.

This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time follows requests from local residents who were leaving their homes to move their vehicles contravening the government guidance to stay at home.

This decision will be reviewed as government... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:19 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Long Street Car Park

NEW RULES ON STAYING AT HOME AND AWAY FROM OTHERS

NEW RULES ON STAYING AT HOME AND AWAY FROM OTHERS

The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

That is why the government is now (23 March 2020) introducing three new measures.

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all gatherings of more than two people in public.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 10:19 by John Kay

Tags: Coronavirus, Council

May Elections - Postponed for a year

The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has led to this year's Local Elections being postponed until May 2021.

Election information is available from Stroud District Council's website:

https://www.stroud.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/elections

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 12:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Elections

Committee Meetings Cancelled

Committee Meetings Cancelled

Dursley Town Council have taken the decision to cancel all Committee Meetings until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

This includes tonight's (Tuesday 17th March) meetings of Green Spaces and Planning Committee meetings.

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 09:26 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Meetings

FESTIVE DURSLEY COMMUNITY MEETING - POSTPONED

The Festive Dursley Community Group is hosting an open meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at Dursley Community Centre.

This will be a chance to celebrate achievements, find out about 2020 events, volunteer to get involved and plan for the future.

THIS EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 09:06 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

Town Council Elections - May 2020

Town Council Elections - May 2020

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

Interested persons need to submit nomination papers direct to Stroud District Council between 24th March and 8th April 2020.

Contact the Town Clerk to find out more or to arrange collection of nomination papers.

What do councillors do?... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 09:30 by John Kay

Tags: 2020, Councillor Vacancy, Elections

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice from Public Health England

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice from Public Health England

Public Health England have issued the following information, advice and good practice in relation to the Coronavirus situation.

Coronavirus presents with flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing. The current evidence is that most cases appear to be mild.

The best action we can all take is to ensure we continue to have good personal and hand hygiene, which includes:

·... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:29 by John Kay

Tags: Coronavirus, Health, Public Health England

2020 Pancake Race

2020 Pancake Race

The 2020 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.

The final placings were:

1st: Will Sutton, representing The Old Spot
2nd (joint): Chelsie Winsor, representing Henlow Court and John Kay, representing Dursley Town Council.
4th: Amy Addle, representing The Old Spot.

A trophy donated by Dursley Business Inclusive, in memory of local volunteer... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:04 by John Kay

Tags: Community Event, Pancake Race

Pancake Race Entry & Sponsorship Form 2020

Pancake Race Entry & Sponsorship Form 2020

Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon. Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.

In February 2010, Dursley Town Council resolved to resurrect the annual Pancake Race, and to provide a trophy for the winner.

Each year a local charity... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:39 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Charity, Pancake Race

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

What do councillors do?

Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:11 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Elections 2020

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