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Dursley Town Council: Budget 2018/19

Dursley Town Council: Budget 2018/19

Dursley Town Council budget for 2018-2019

Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year, continuing to invest in a range of projects to benefit Dursley.

The Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian said "in setting this year's budget we have considered two areas that needed to be addressed; a new town centre car park and an additional staff member for the green spaces team. This additional investment... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 10:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Budget 2018/19

Pancake Race 2018

Pancake Race 2018

The annual Dursley Pancake Race will take place on Shrove Tuesday 13th February, 2018 in Parsonage Street, Dursley from 12 noon. This year all funds raised will be donated to Festive Dursley for new festive lights.

This year Shrove Tuesday coincides with the half term school holidays, therefore we will be hosting a special race for Children (aged 5+).

The Race Winner will receive a trophy, 2nd and 3... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:42 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Pancake Race 2018

Grass Cutting Contract: 2018 to 2021

Grass Cutting Contract: 2018 to 2021

The Town Council are seeking a landscaping contractor to carry out grass cutting on the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields Play Area, Kingshill Cemetery & Allotments and Kingshill Play Park.

The contract will be awarded for a period of three years, commencing on the 1st April 2018.

All applicants will be required to meet the criteria included within our current Procurement Policy.

Further... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:42 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Procurement, Grass Cutting 2018/21

Community Engagement Vehicle visiting Dursley

Community Engagement Vehicle visiting Dursley

The Community Engagement Vehicle is visiting Dursley on Saturday 27th January and will be situated in the link (between Parsonage Street and Castle Street) between 8am and 4pm.

Our local PCSO Oli Clark will be accompanied by a police officer and will be able to advise you on signing up for community alerts and the Neighbourhood Policing plan.

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Police, Communication

Ms Joan Kingham MBE: Memorial Service

Ms Joan Kingham MBE: Memorial Service

A memorial service giving thanks for her life and service will take place at Dursley Tabernacle Church on Saturday, January 13 at 12pm.

A former primary school teacher, Ms Kingham MBE, a well-known and much-loved Dursley figure passed away on Saturday 9th December 2017, at Henlow Court, Dursley.

In 1997 she was recognised locally by being presented with the Leslie D Gale award for "many hours willingly... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:21 by John Kay

Tags: Communication

New Grit Bins

New Grit Bins

At the most recent meeting of the Town Improvements Committee meeting the Councillors agreed to purchase three new grit bins for the town.

The new locations have been approved by Amey, who are the highways contractor appointed by Gloucestershire County Council. GCC/Amey will only supply the grit for new grit bins if they meet the criteria.

GCC policy states "Grit Bins shall only be located at strategic... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:36 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grit Bins, Amey, GCC

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Central Ward following the resignation of Cllr Fiona Firth.

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 Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan 2017 -2031

Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan 2017 -2031

Statutory Regulation 14 Consultation

Public Consultation - Sainsbury's Foyer - Saturday 6th January 2018.

9.30am - 12.30pm

See what it's all about, whether you are a resident, visitor or local business.

Environment, Housing, Economy, Character & Design, Services & Amenities, Traffic & Transport.

They all matter to someone, come and tell us what matters to you.

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:13 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Future Dursley, Planning

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

Dursley Town Council have received the following information on recycling your Christmas tree from Stroud District Council.

Recycling your old Christmas tree can help a Gloucestershire charity support people with life limiting illnesses, thanks to a doorstep collection scheme.

This year, instead of providing skips for Christmas trees, Stroud District Council is asking its residents to take part in Longfield's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:14 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Christmas Trees

Mayor's Christmas Message 2017

Mayor's Christmas Message 2017

On behalf of the Town Council, I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

It has been an honour to serve you as Town Mayor during 2017. We have achieved a great deal over the last 12 months by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

We successfully purchased Reliance House in Long Street and obtained planning permission to demolish... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Mayors Christmas Message

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