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Leslie D Gale Awards 2019

Leslie D Gale Awards 2019

The Nominations for the 2019 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 21st May 2018 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 community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Leslie D Gale Awards

Dursley Matters Winter Edition

Dursley Matters Winter Edition

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

This edition includes an update on our 2019/20 budget, the latest news on our car park project, the Local Plan consultation and Festive Dursley.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter by email, please contact admin@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Winter Weather Advice

Winter Weather Advice

The first real snow of the winter is with us this morning, treated roads are passable with care, but we are experiencing problems with estate roads and other non-gritted routes. Long Street has been closed by the police.

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... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:14 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Snow

Zip Wire Damaged

Zip Wire Damaged

The Town Council is asking for all residents and visitors to respect our green spaces in the town.

Unfortunately, we have had to remove the seat on the children's Zip Wire at Highfields Play Area until a replacement can be installed.

The seat and attachments appear to have been chewed by a dog.

Our staff regularly inspect Council owned play spaces and unfortunately routinely see acts of vandalism ranging... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 15:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Highfields Play Area

Dursley Town Council Budget 2019/20

Dursley Town Council Budget 2019/20

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 modest rise in our share of the Council Tax for the following year, this will allow the Town Council to manage the new town centre car park which is scheduled to open at the end of February. The car park will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:20 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Budget 2019/20

Dursley Town Council's Response to Stroud District Council's Emerging Local Plan consultation.

Dursley Town Council's Response to Stroud District Council's  Emerging Local Plan consultation.

Over the last six weeks Dursley Town Council have been reviewing the Local Plan Review Emerging Strategy Paper issued by Stroud District Council.

Councillors have attended workshops, briefings and we have worked closely with the members of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group to formulate our response.

We have been encouraged by the level of local participation at our Planning Committees in December... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council. Planning, Local Plan, Emerging Strategy, Neighbourhood Development Plan

Road Closure: Long Street, Dursley

Road Closure: Long Street, Dursley

The Town Council has been informed that a 200m section of Long Street will be closed to through traffic between Monday 7th and Wednesday 9th January 2019.

This is to allow for resurfacing the new road layout between the new (Victoria Street) junction and the entrance to the Littlecombe housing estate.

Pedestrian and emergency access will be maintained.

Should you have any further queries regarding this... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Whats On Community Event Diary

Whats On Community Event Diary

Please send details of your upcoming 2019 events to be advertised on the "What's On" community event diary located on the Town Council website.

To see what is programmed for the next few months in the Dursley area, including the annual Pancake Day Race event on Tuesday 5th March visit the What's On Diary.

Details of the event including a poster (jpg or png)should be sent to clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Whats On Event Diary

Mayor's Christmas Message 2018

Mayor's Christmas Message 2018

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

It has once again been an honour to serve you as Town Mayor during 2018. We have achieved a great deal over the last 12 months by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

The new long stay car park in Long Street is the biggest ever project undertaken by the Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Mayor's Xmas Message

Office Closure: 21st Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019

Office Closure: 21st Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019

The office will close at 12pm on Friday 21st December and reopen to the public at 10am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

In the event of an emergency the Councillors contact details are available on the Town Council's website.

The Councillors and Staff at the Town Council would like to wish all residents, businesses and visitors to Dursley a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

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