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Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground

Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that the installation of a Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground will soon be complete. We have secured a grant of 50% towards the costs of this investment from Sport England.

This project was approved by the Green Spaces Committee earlier this year. The Chair of Green Spaces Committee 'Councillor Alex Stennett said 'The Petanque Court will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:08 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Green Spaces, Grants

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Meeting - 4th September 2019, 7pm at Kingshill House

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Meeting - 4th September 2019, 7pm at Kingshill House

The Cotswold Edge and Severn Vale Tourism Network Meeting on 4th September promises to be an exciting and worthwhile evening if you have an hour to spare.

It's not too late to book a place.

The Network will be launching its first product, the Eating and Drinking Map of our area and getting an insight into the ground breaking visitor marketing initiative of Gloucester's Digital High Street Revolution... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Tourism, Communication, Town Improvements

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

DURSLEY UNITED CHARITY

CHARITY NUMBER 248960

Students who live in the parishes of Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley who are in need of financial assistance for Further Education or Training can apply to Dursley United Charity before 30th September 2019.

Application forms can be obtained from:

Mrs A. Gambie, DUC, c/o 50, Kingshill Park, Dursley, GL11 4DF

Email: dursleyunitedcharity@gmail.com

Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 10:34 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Fire Damage to Council Property

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Fire Damage to Council Property

Over the weekend of 17th and 18th August 2019, two litter bins in the War Memorial Recreation Ground playground were deliberately set on fire and destroyed.

The incident on Saturday 17th August occurred between the hours of 19:50-21:00 and the incident on Sunday 18th August occurred between 19:05-20:00.

Both incidents, and those involved, were caught on CCTV but following police advise we are not releasing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 15:45 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, WMRG

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire's Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Ranger activities take place outdoors in all weather and are open access. This means there is no registration, children are free to come and go as they please.

The last Dursley session takes place on Thursday 15th August at Highfields Play Area.

Under 7's are welcome and should be accompanied by a parent or carer.

All Sessions: 10am to 4pm.

For... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:35 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Communication, Play Rangers

Three New Dursley Town Councillors

Three New Dursley Town Councillors

At the meeting of Dursley Town Council on Tuesday 6th August, three new residents were co-opted onto Council filling all the vacant Town Councillor positions.

Local residents, Kate Reynolds, Joanne Smee and Denver Thirwell were unanimously voted onto Council by the existing Town Councillors.

Mayor Neil Grecian welcomed the new Councillors and said "it is great to have three new volunteers and bring the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:09 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, New Councillors

Grant Funding 2019/20: NOW OPEN

Grant Funding 2019/20: NOW OPEN

Grant Funding 2019/20

Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations who specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations who operate in the town.

Applications for small and revenue grants are now OPEN, they must be received by the Town Council on or before Friday 30th August... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Dursley Town Council was recently contacted by a local resident who had raised money from the local community to commemorate a local celebrity "Roundabout Cat" aka Ginger who sadly had died a few weeks ago.

Ginger was regularly seen crossing the roundabout at the Bull Pitch/Woodmancote junction.

When asked if the Town Council would agree to a memorial plaque on the nearby bench, the Chair of Town Improvements,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Free Summer Play Days in Coaley, Dursley, Leonard Stanley and Uley.

Play Ranger activities take place outdoors in all weather and are open access. This means there is no registration, children are free to come and go as they please.

Under 7's are welcome and should be accompanied by a parent or carer.

All Sessions: 10am to 4pm.

Dursley Sessions - Thursday 1st August at the War Memorial Recreation Ground... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:46 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Play Gloucestershire

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

As part of this year's Summer Festival on Saturday 13th July; the Town Council's office "Jacob's House" will be open to the public from 10am.

Both Councillors and Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about Dursley Town Council.

Visitors will be able to submit their suggestions on how they "would improve Dursley" and it will be an opportunity for any interested person to find out about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Summer Festival 2019

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