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Town Council Elections - May 2020

Town Council Elections - May 2020

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

Interested persons need to submit nomination papers direct to Stroud District Council between 24th March and 8th April 2020.

Contact the Town Clerk to find out more or to arrange collection of nomination papers.

What do councillors do?... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 09:30 by John Kay

Tags: 2020, Councillor Vacancy, Elections

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice from Public Health England

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice from Public Health England

Public Health England have issued the following information, advice and good practice in relation to the Coronavirus situation.

Coronavirus presents with flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing. The current evidence is that most cases appear to be mild.

The best action we can all take is to ensure we continue to have good personal and hand hygiene, which includes:

·... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:29 by John Kay

Tags: Coronavirus, Health, Public Health England

2020 Pancake Race

2020 Pancake Race

The 2020 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.

The final placings were:

1st: Will Sutton, representing The Old Spot
2nd (joint): Chelsie Winsor, representing Henlow Court and John Kay, representing Dursley Town Council.
4th: Amy Addle, representing The Old Spot.

A trophy donated by Dursley Business Inclusive, in memory of local volunteer... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:04 by John Kay

Tags: Community Event, Pancake Race

Pancake Race Entry & Sponsorship Form 2020

Pancake Race Entry & Sponsorship Form 2020

Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon. Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.

In February 2010, Dursley Town Council resolved to resurrect the annual Pancake Race, and to provide a trophy for the winner.

Each year a local charity... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:39 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Charity, Pancake Race

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

What do councillors do?

Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:11 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Elections 2020

Volunteer Litter Picking

Volunteer Litter Picking

Councillor Peter Hayes led a small group of volunteer litter pickers on Tuesday 4th February. Incredibly they filled 8 bin bags in just two hours.

They cleared litter from Castle Street, The Pulse, Sainsbury's, The Knapp and Rednock Drive. Cllr Hayes will be arranging another volunteer event very soon.

For those of you who want to contribute to cleaning up the town of litter, please contact the Town... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:16 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Litter Picking

Dursley Town Council's Response to the Closure of Lloyds Bank

Dursley Town Council's Response to the Closure of Lloyds Bank

Dursley Town Council are extremely disappointed with the news that the Dursley branch of Lloyds Bank is to close in July 2020. This has come as a surprise as there appears to have been no consultation with local organisations, businesses and customers of the branch.

Dursley Town Council have requested that Lloyds Bank reconsider the decision following a proper consultation exercise.

In the event of the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 11:54 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Lloyds Bank Closure

Leslie D Gale 2020 Nominations NOW OPEN

Leslie D Gale 2020 Nominations NOW OPEN

The Nominations for the 2020 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 28th April 2020 are now OPEN.

The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:43 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Leslie D Gale Awards

Local Plan Review - Dursley Town Council's Response

Local Plan Review - Dursley Town Council's Response

At our Council meeting on Tuesday 21st January 2020, the Councillors approved our response to the latest consultation of the Local Plan review by Stroud District Council.

The Local Plan identifies the housing, employment, retail and community development that is required to meet local needs up until 2031.

Dursley Town Council have produced a comprehensive response looking at many aspects of the plan... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:30 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Local Plan Review January 2020

Dursley Town Council Budget 2020/21

Dursley Town Council Budget 2020/21

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

The Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed to a very modest rise in our share of the Council Tax for the following year to allow for inflation and staffing costs".

The Councillors have agreed to a rise of £4.05 per year which equates to 8p per week... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:38 by John Kay

Tags: 2020/21, Budget, Communication, Council, Precept

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