Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

Latest News

Election of New Mayor: Cllr Symon Ackroyd

Election of New Mayor: Cllr Symon Ackroyd

At last night's "socially distant" annual meeting of the Town Council meeting, Cllr Symon Ackroyd was unanimously voted as the Town Mayor for the civic year 2021/22.

This was the first "face to face" meeting of the Town Council since March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cllr Ackroyd becomes the 13th Mayor of Dursley, succeeding Cllr Neil Grecian who stepped down from the role after 5 years. Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 11:31 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Mayor 2021/22

Annual Reports 2020/21

Annual Reports 2020/21

Dursley Town Council have published the Annual Town Council report and the Councillor and Community Group Report for 2020/21.

The Annual Town Council report includes an overview from the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian, updates from the committees, projects and the Council's finances.

The Councillor and Community Group Report includes reports from County and District Councillors and a number of community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:00 by John Kay

Tags: Annual Report 2020/21, community groups, council

Leslie D Gale Awards 2021

Leslie D Gale Awards 2021

At last night's online Annual Assembly meeting the 2021 recipients of the Leslie D Gale Awards were announced by Mayor Neil Grecian.

Charlotte Tuckwell
Charlotte is one of the youngest recipients of a LDG Award and is receiving the award in recognition of her helping and supporting her family through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sarah Lancaster
Sarah is receiving this award for her services to Dursley by coordinating... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:27 by John Kay

Tags: Leslie D Gale Award, communication, council

Dursley Town Council: Statement on Recent Event

Dursley Town Council: Statement on Recent Event

Dursley Town Council are shocked and saddened by the recent event where a young person lost their life. The Councillors and staff extend their sincere condolences to the victim's family and friends.

We would ask that any comments, particularly on social media, are respectful to the families involved in this tragic incident and that all residents help support our local young people, in what will be an... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:41 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Statement, The Door Youth Project

Annual Assembly 2021: 27th April at 7pm

Annual Assembly 2021: 27th April at 7pm

The meeting will be available to "attend" online via the Zoom meeting platform www.zoom.us/signin.

The Zoom Meeting ID: 949 6891 5401 and Password: 742687
will be required to access the meeting.

Agenda

To accept the Minutes of the Annual Assembly of Dursley Town meeting held on Tuesday 21st May 2019. No Annual Assembly was held in 2020 due toCovid-19.
2. To consider matters arising from the Minutes.
3. Report... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Agenda, Annual Assembly 2021, Council

Non-Essential Retail/Businesses Re-opening Today

Non-Essential Retail/Businesses Re-opening Today

Dursley Town Council would once again like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today after the end of the lockdown period.

The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have had to close for significant periods of time over the last 12 months.

We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:55 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Covid-19

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

It was with great sadness that Dursley Town Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. The Council extends its heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family.

We remember with gratitude the lifetime of service which His Royal Highness devoted to Her Majesty, to our Nation and to the Commonwealth.

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:33 by John Kay

Tags: Duke of Edinburgh, council

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

In line with the governments "road map" out of lockdown the waiting restrictions at Long Street Car Park will re-commence on Monday 12th April 2021 as our businesses and shops begin to re-open.

Therefore no vehicles will be permitted to park for longer than 23 hours and no vehicle should return within 1 hour of leaving the car park.

Enforcement of the restrictions will commence immediately.

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:55 by John Kay

Tags: Long Street Car Park, communication, council, covid-19

Dursley Town Council Office Re-opening

Dursley Town Council Office Re-opening

Dursley Town Council's office on Castle Street will be re-opening to the public on Monday 12th April.

The opening hours will be our normal 10am to 3pm but only one member of the public will be permitted into the office at any one time. We would request that facemasks are worn and that you use the hand sanitiser provided.

We will continuing to work with a reduced number of staff to allow for social distancing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:43 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Local Government Elections May 2021

Local Government Elections May 2021

Notices of election for Dursley Town Council and Stroud District Council have been published today.

Dursley (Central Ward) (Town Election)
Dursley (Kingshill Ward) (Town Election)
Dursley (Highfields Ward) (Town Election)
Stroud District Council (District Election)

Please see the attached notices below for information and the relevant deadlines.

If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor, please... Read More »



Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 17:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Elections

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