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Press Release: Budget & Services

Press Release: Budget & Services

Dursley Town Council approved the budget for the coming financial year at the end of January and have recently been asked by some residents of the town to confirm the reasons behind the increase.

In 2017 the Town Council obtained planning permission to build a car-park at the vacated Reliance House plot in Long Street. To obtain this planning permission we had to confirm there was a strong community... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:51 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Press Release

Town Centre: Improvements

Town Centre: Improvements

The Town Council's ground staff over the last few weeks have taken advantage of the wet, cold weather to commence with some much needed maintenance of the street furniture in the town centre.

A number of the benches have been removed from site, stripped down, repaired, painted and given a new lease of life. The noticeboard in "the link" has also received essential maintenance ensuring it is now safe... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:41 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Commonwealth Day 2018

Commonwealth Day 2018

Today at 10am the Commonwealth Flag will be flying over the town at St James Church to mark Commonwealth Day.

The Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth initiative, now in its fourth year, is again catching the imagination of thousands of participants from all walks of life, inspiring them to join with others throughout the Commonwealth. As a collective public expression of commitment to the Commonwealth,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Commonwealth Day

High Sheriff Award: PCSO Josh Griffiths

High Sheriff Award: PCSO Josh Griffiths

The Town Council are pleased to announce that our former PCSO Josh Griffiths has been awarded a High Sheriff Award for his excellent efforts while based within the Dursley Neighbourhood Police team.

The role of High Sheriff has evolved over time, but is rooted almost 1,000 years ago in Saxon times. The modern High Sheriff actively lends support to crime prevention agencies, the emergency services and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:12 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, High Sheriff Award

Winter Weather: Thank You

Winter Weather: Thank You

The Town Council would like to thank all the local residents who cleared snow, spread salt to help make paths and roads more accessible in the recent period of snow and ice.

It was great to see the community get together with offers of help to look after vulnerable people and offering uses of 4x4 vehicles.

The majority of people heeded the advice not to travel unless it was essential and this greatly... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Adverse Weather

Winter Weather: Advice

Winter Weather: Advice

It looks like Dursley will be impacted by the winter weather on Thursday and Friday which is currently affecting other areas of the Country.

Don't be put off clearing paths because you're afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Don't believe the myths - it's unlikely you'll be sued or held legally responsible for any injuries... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Adverse Weather

Community Directory & Whats On Diary

Community Directory & Whats On Diary

The Town Council website www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk has a Community Directory for Businesses and Clubs located in the Dursley Area and a local events "What's On" diary.

Community Directory
To have your business or club details added or existing details updated to the Community Directory, please send this information to the Town Clerk:

Business/Club Name
Brief Description
Contact Name, Address, Email,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Community & Business Directory, Whats On Diary

Dursley Pancake Race 2018: The Results

Dursley Pancake Race 2018: The Results

The 2018 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.

The final result were:

1st: Steph Hill (Henlow Court)
2nd = Andy Markham (Old Spot), Rebekah Storey-Young (Henlow Court) & Roger Cowley (Dursley Lions)

The children's race was won by Jay Randall-Smith who proved Superman could run faster than a Lion.

A trophy donated by Dursley Business... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:43 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Pancake Race 2018

We're Watching You

We're Watching You

Dursley Town Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to reduce dog fouling in key problem areas in Dursley.

The campaign sets its sights on irresponsible dog owners, with recent research showing that dog walkers are more responsible and pick up after their dogs, when they think that they are being watched.

Last year Keep Britain Tidy conducted a campaign pilot,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:57 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Keep Britain Tidy

Welcome to Dursley Information Brochure

Welcome to Dursley Information Brochure

Today (6th February) is the launch day for the new "Welcome to Dursley" tourist information brochure, which has been produced by the Dursley Business Inclusive group (DBI) with the support of Dursley Town Council.

The brochure main feature is an easy to read map of the town, highlighting key buildings, facilities and businesses within the town.

The brochure includes information on places of interest,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Welcome to Dursley, Information Brochure

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