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The Winter Wander - Festive Lantern Instructions

The Winter Wander - Festive Lantern Instructions

Lets Light up our neighbourhoods and bring a smile to everyone's faces!

Brighten up your window, home or garden this Christmas with one of these rather clever lantern ideas. Start collecting plastic milk or drink bottles or glass jars to bring light and sparkle to the festive period.

Full instructions are available to download, just click on the PDF link shown below.

This project has been kindly supported... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:18 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Christmas Event

Covid-19: Office Closed to the Public

Covid-19: Office Closed to the Public

Dursley Town Council have taken the decision to close the office to the public for the remaining duration of the current lockdown.

This decision has been taken in response to the high Covid-19 infection rate in the Dursley area and to protect both staff and visitors to our Jacob's House office.

The staff can still be contacted by telephoning 01453 547758 during normal working hours and by emailing clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:07 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day 2020

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

The wreaths were laid by the Mayor Neil Grecian and Jane Jennings representing the Cam & Dursley Royal British Legion.

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:17 by John Kay

Tags: Remembrance 2020

Long Street Car Park - Temporary Removal of Restrictions

Long Street Car Park - Temporary Removal of Restrictions

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 for the duration of the lockdown period.

This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time will remove the need for local residents who were leaving their homes to move their vehicles contravening the government guidance to stay at home.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 10:25 by John Kay

Tags: Communications, Council, Covid-19, Long Street Car Park

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment (UPDATE)

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment (UPDATE)

Dursley Town Council have received further guidance from government on the the access to play and leisure facilities during the lockdown and have taken the decision to close the play areas with immediate effect.

This includes all play equipment located at the War Memorial Recreation Ground (WMRG), Highfields Play Area and Kingshill Play Area.

The use of the tennis courts and gym equipment at the WMRG... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:47 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

The Wonder Wander - Nativity Drawing Competition

The Wonder Wander - Nativity Drawing Competition

Cam and Dursley needs you! Help us by drawing one of the characters from The Nativity! Winning entries will be printed life size and form The Wonder Wander trail during Advent. Quick! Down load an entry form belwo or pick one up from Cam, Dursley and Uley Post Office or Dursley Town Council office. Return to the post offices or Dursley Town Council office by Monday 9th November. FREE for all ages 0-100... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 14:44 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

New National Restrictions from 5 November - Stay at Home

New National Restrictions from 5 November - Stay at Home

COVID-19 case numbers are rising rapidly across the whole of the UK and in other countries. The Government have said we must act now to control the spread of the virus. The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home, to protect the NHS and save lives.

This means you must not leave or be outside of your home except for specific purposes (from 5th November).... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 08:08 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Dursley Matters Newsletter - Autumn Edition October 2020

Dursley Matters Newsletter - Autumn Edition October 2020

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

This edition includes the latest 'What's on' information, details of Improvements to the Garden of Rest (Remembrance) areas at Kingshill Cemetery, news of the refurbishment of a bus shelter on the Uley Road, a report on the recent successful Dursley Walking Festival and much more.

If you would like to receive... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:09 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Dursley Matters, Dursley Walking Festival

Dog Thefts

Dog Thefts

Dog thefts across the county are on the increase. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the price of puppies; with many people feeling it's a good time to buy or adopt a new puppy and subsequently the average price of a pedigree pup has rocketed to around £3k.

To help prtoect your dog:

• Keep an ID tag on your dog at all times (your surname, mobile number and address only)
• Secure... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 09:07 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dog Thefts

Improvements to Garden of Rest (Remembrance) Areas at Kingshill Cemetery

Improvements to Garden of Rest (Remembrance) Areas at Kingshill Cemetery

Landscape improvement works will start in late November on the existing garden of rest areas (also known as the Garden of Remembrance) in Kingshill Cemetery. It is anticipated that this work will take approximately one week to complete and access to these areas will be restricted during this time. The attached drawing provides an illustration of the enhancements which will take place.

These areas, located... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:18 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Cemetery, Communication, Community Facility, Council

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