The Nominations for the 2020 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 28th April 2020 are now OPEN.
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, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:43 by John Kay
At our Council meeting on Tuesday 21st January 2020, the Councillors approved our response to the latest consultation of the Local Plan review by Stroud District Council.
The Local Plan identifies the housing, employment, retail and community development that is required to meet local needs up until 2031.
Dursley Town Council have produced a comprehensive response looking at many aspects of the plan... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:30 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year and will continue to invest in a range of projects to benefit Dursley.
The Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed to a very modest rise in our share of the Council Tax for the following year to allow for inflation and staffing costs".
The Councillors have agreed to a rise of £4.05 per year which equates to 8p per week... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:38 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council will be accepting used Christmas cards from Thursday 2nd January until Friday 10th January. Everyone is welcome to drop cards at our Jacob's House Office on Castle Street during our normal working hours.
Donated cards will be sorted and upcycled by volunteers into new greetings cards to raise vital funds for the Cobalt Unit charity.
For more information, visit the Cobalt Unit website:... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 11:19 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council co-opted local resident and former Councillor Mr John Rubin to Council at our recent December meeting.
Cllr Rubin returns to the Town Council after a break of nearly 10 years, replacing former Cllr Suzi Abraham in the Highfields Ward.
Cllr Rubin has an interest in the development and welfare of the town; notably its identity, maintenance and economy.
The Mayor welcomed Cllr Rubin... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:15 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to thank all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors who helped make Friday's annual Christmas Light Switch On the biggest and best one yet.
Without the help of our supporters, sponsors, volunteers and entertainers it would be impossible to provide this event which was enjoyed by so many. With thanks to (in alphabetical order):
Air Cadets - 649 (Dursley) SQN ATC
Archway... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 14:17 by John Kay
The winners of the 2019 Festive were announced on Friday evening at the annual Festive Dursley Switch On event. The theme for this year's competition was "Winter Wonderland"
The winners were the Hummingbird Café; owner Suzi Abraham is pictured along with Carmen Bleaken and Megan Lovett in the winning window.
Daisy Belle Floral Design were second with Belle's Kitchen third. The Old Spot, Cutters... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:12 by John Kay
Three days to go until the Dursley Christmas Lights Switch on..
There will be many activities for children to do:
- Collect stickers to complete a trail map and receive a sweet treat;
- View the Winter Garden featuring snow;
- Visit Santa's Grotto;
- Enjoy a Walkabout in Ryan's Winter Garden;
- Have your photo taken in Santa's Sleigh;
- See the Lights being switched on and enjoy a short firework display;... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:58 by Anita Gambie
Only four days to go! ...
It all starts at 4:30pm and this is the entertainment lined up for the night:
4:30pm Join Terry Pascoe, your MC for the evening at the Market Place
4:45pm -5:45pm The Disclaimers perform at the Market Place
4:30pm - 5:00pm Wotton Silver Band perform (near Iceland)
5:15pm - 5:45pm Tom Foolery performs his magic tricks for you outside Petshop/Meccanica Bike Shop
6pm Countdown and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:48 by Anita Gambie