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New Town Councillor

New Town Councillor

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

Tags: Communication, Council

Festive Dursley Event 2019 - Thank You

Festive Dursley Event 2019 - Thank You

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

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

Festive Window Competition

Festive Window Competition

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

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

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

Tags: Festive Dursley, Communication

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

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

Tags: Festive Dursley, Communication

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019.

ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NIGHT

The Festivities and Entertainment will start from 4:30pm onwards and will include:

A Winter Wonderland Theme

- Stalls and Late Night Shopping

- A Switch-on countdown at the town's real Christmas tree at 6pm with fireworks

- Children's Entertainment, santa's grotto,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:27 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Road Closure, Festive Dursley

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Are you concerned about what happens in your local area?

Do you feel you could represent the views of your neighbourhood?

If you answered 'yes' have you ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?

Dursley Town Council has a Councillor Vacancy following the recent resignation of Councillor Suzi Abraham.

If you would like to find out more about the rewarding... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Town Councillor Vacancy

Remembrance 2019

Remembrance 2019

In addition to the normal Remembrance Sunday parade in the town centre on Sunday 10th November 2019 (schedule listed below) the Town Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian will be laying a wreath at the World War 2 memorial.

The World War 2 memorial is located at the pavilion on the War Memorial Recreation Ground. The wreath will be laid by the Mayor at 11am on Monday 11th November 2019.

Schedule (Sunday 10th November)... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:28 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Remembrance

Dursley Matters Newsletter Autumn 2019 Edition

Dursley Matters Newsletter Autumn 2019 Edition

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

This edition includes the latest news on our new Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, new Town Councillors, fly tipping in the town, the forthcoming Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on event on 29th November and more.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 17:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Official Opening of the Petanque Court

Official Opening of the Petanque Court

We are pleased to announce that the installation of a Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground is complete. The court was officially opened by the Mayor on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.

The facility is free to use and will be run on a turn up and play basis. If required, players can borrow Boules from 'The Pulse' in return for a refundable deposit.

The court was installed with the help of a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Petanque

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