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FESTIVE WINDOW COMPETITION 2022 - Winners!

FESTIVE WINDOW COMPETITION 2022 - Winners!

The winners of the 2022 Window Competition were announced on Friday at the annual Festive Dursley Switch-on event. The theme for this year's competition was 'Victorian'.

In first place was Wyke House, with a gorgeous display of items from the Victorian era. The Mind charity shop and Hunters estate agents were second and third respectively.

Three highly commended certificates were awarded to Blue Cross... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 08:00 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Christmas Event

FESTIVE DURSLEY 2022 - Thank You!

FESTIVE DURSLEY 2022 - 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 successfully on Friday evening in front of a large crowd.

We would like to thank Spring Villa Sports Bar who sponsored our Christmas Tree.

We are particularly grateful for the help provided by volunteers and local businesses. With thanks to (in alphabetical order):... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 10:47 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

A4135 Whiteway Hill - Road Closure

A4135 Whiteway Hill - Road Closure

Dursley Town Council have been informed of a rescheduled road closure on the A4135 Whiteway Hill.

Whiteway Hill will now be closed from 28/11/22 to 09/12/22.

These are to allow for works on behalf of Gigaclear. Pedestrian and emergency access will be maintained but the road will be closed throughout this period. Diversion signs will be in place.

The lane between Whiteway Hill to Waterley Bottom Road will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Road Closure, Whiteway Hill

FESTIVE DURSLEY 2022 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

FESTIVE DURSLEY 2022 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

FRIDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2022 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON FROM 4.30PM ONWARDS IN THE TOWN CENTRE - LIGHTS ON AT 6:00PM

This year there will be a Victorian theme! With stalls, music, children's fairground, winter garden, Father Christmas Grotto & Sleigh, fireworks and more.

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 08:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

Remembrance Sunday in Dursley

Remembrance Sunday in Dursley

A very healthy turnout by local residents watched the traditional Remembrance Parade marching from May Lane to St James's Church on Sunday afternoon.

For the first time in several years due to Covid restrictions the service of remembrance was held in the church. This was followed by the traditional laying of the wreaths at the War Memorial Gates.

Wreaths were laid by Siobhan Baillie MP, the Mayor Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 11:11 by John Kay

Tags: Dursley, Remembrance 2022

Remembrance Day 2022

Remembrance Day 2022

At 11:02am this morning following the traditional two-minute silence, two wreaths were laid at the newly refurbished World War II memorial at the War Memorial Recreation Ground to commemorate Remembrance Day.

The wreaths were laid by the Mayor Symon Ackroyd and Matt Patrick, representing the Cam & Dursley Royal British Legion.

On Remembrance Sunday, the traditional Remembrance Day Parade will commence... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 12:02 by John Kay

Tags: Dursley, Remembrance 2022

Remembrance Information 2022

Remembrance Information 2022

Remembrance Day Friday 11th November 2022

Wreaths will be laid at the World War 2 memorial at 11 am on Friday 11th November 2021.

The World War 2 memorial is located at the Pavilion on the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Dursley.

Remembrance Day Parade - Sunday 13th November 2022

Schedule of Events

14.15 Assemble at the bus station in May Lane, Dursley

14.45 Parade leaves the bus station and marches via... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 11:42 by John Kay

Tags: Dursley, Remembrance 2022

Community Governance Reviews

Community Governance Reviews

Dursley has been selected for a Community Governance Review consultation by Stroud District Council which the Town Council welcome.

While Dursley Town Council do not propose or support any boundary changes as part of the review we do want the opportunity to review the number of Town Councillors in office.

This is due to the fact Dursley has had a significant number of new homes built in recent years... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 11:24 by John Kay

Tags: Community Governance Review, Stroud District Council

New Play Equipment at War Memorial Recreation Ground

New Play Equipment at War Memorial Recreation Ground

Dursley Town Council have replaced the football/basketball combined "goal end" at the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

The new facility includes goal posts, a goal arch, side panels and a basket hoop. It is designed to promote both social and active play amongst children. It is an ideal place for children to exercise and develop socially whether they are kicking a ball about with friends or practising... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 11:33 by John Kay

Tags: New Play Equipment, War Memorial Recreation Ground

The Gloucestershire Resources and Waste Partnership "Door Knockers"

The Gloucestershire Resources and Waste Partnership "Door Knockers"

The Gloucestershire Resources and Waste Partnership have door knockers out across the county to talk to residents about food waste, they will be distributing the attached leaflets and will be asking residents if they need any additional resources in order to help them recycle their food waste. The project will run from today through to the end of November and will target some properties in the Lower... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 14:04 by John Kay

Tags: Gloucestershire County Council, The Gloucestershire Resources and Waste Partnership

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