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Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) - Referendum

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) - Referendum

Today (Thursday 15th November) is polling day for the referendum on "Future Dursley" our proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP).

All Dursley residents who are registered on the electoral register are eligible to vote and the Town Council would urge that you do so.

The NDP will require a positive response from over 50% of those who cast their vote to become an official document in the planning... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:25 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Future Dursley, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum 2018

New Town Councillor: Tom Arnold

New Town Councillor: Tom Arnold

At November's meeting of Council the Councillors co-opted local resident Tom Arnold to fill the vacant Councillor position for the Highfields Ward.

Since moving to Dursley, Cllr Arnold has been an active member of the Festive Dursley committee, including organising the street party to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry & Megan Markle.

Tom said "I'd like to increase my contribution to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, New Councillor

Long Street/Bymacks Lane: Proposed Waiting and One Way Restrictions

Long Street/Bymacks Lane: Proposed Waiting and One Way Restrictions

Gloucestershire County Council are looking for views on proposals for additional no waiting at any time restrictions and a short section of one-way leading to Bymacks Lane at the new road layout on Long Street.

The consultation is now open and views should be submitted to GCC on or before 30th November 2018.

Anyone who wishes to formally comment, either for or against the proposals will need to write... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Gloucestershire County Council, Highways

Dursley Remembrance Day Parade 11th November 2018

Schedule of events

14:15 Assemble at the bus station, May Lane

14:30 Parade leaves the bus station and marches via May Lane, Castle Street and Silver Street to St James' Church

15:00 Church Service starts

Between 15:30-15:45 Church service ends. Wreath laying party assembles in front of War Memorial gates for Act of Remembrance.

Between 15:45-16:00 Parade forms up in Long Street and marches into Parsonage... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Road Closure, Police

DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas light switch-on event will take place on Friday 30th November 2018.

We are busy making the arrangements for the following:

A Winter Wonderland theme

Stalls and late night shopping (from 4:30pm) onwards

A switch on count down at the town's real Christmas Tree at 6:00pm (fireworks backdrop set off from War Memorial Recreation Ground)

Children's entertainment,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:37 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Dursley Matters

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Highfields Ward following the resignation of Cllr Wayne Paice.

This vacancy can now be filled by co-opting a member of the public to the Council. Any interested persons are invited to write to the Town Clerk to confirm their eligibility and why they would like to join the Council.

Full details of who is eligible to apply are available on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Vacancy

Castle Street Railings Scheme

Castle Street Railings Scheme

New Railings have been installed in the centre of Dursley as part of a project funded by Dursley Town Council to improve the visual appearance of this prominent part of town. These decorative railings run from the rear of Barclays Bank around the edge of a small grassy area off Castle Street.

It is anticipated that visitors to the town will appreciate this more attractive entrance, via the link, to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 09:24 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Planning, Communication

Road Closure: A38 Bristol Road, Cam - UPDATE

Road Closure: A38 Bristol Road, Cam - UPDATE

Dursley Town Council have just received an update on the night time road closures on the A38 near Cam & Dursley.

Due to unforeseen operational issues, Gloucestershire County Council's contractors need one extra shift to complete the works on the A38 Bristol Road, Cam.

Therefore a night time road closure will now take place on the evening of Tuesday 23rd October between 1900 to 0700 (Wednesday) to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

A by-election will be held on Thursday 15 November in Dursley following the resignation of Stroud District Councillor Alison Hayward.

Notice of Election has been posted today (Thursday, October 11).

It means voters in Dursley will go the polls on Thursday, November 15. The period for potential candidates to submit their nomination papers opens tomorrow (Friday, October 12) and closes at 4.00pm on Friday,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Future Dursley, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum 2018

Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

DURSLEY TOWN COUNCIL

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Highfields Ward of the Town Council of Dursley following the resignation on 13th September 2018 of Councillor Wayne Paice.

Rule 5(6) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:40 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

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