Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

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Lloyds Mobile Banking - Update

Lloyds Mobile Banking - Update

Sadly the Dursley branch of Lloyds Bank permanently closed yesterday resulting in the second bank closure in less than a week, following the decision to also close Dursley's TSB branch.

Lloyds Bank have indicated that their mobile bank will visit Dursley every second Thursday commencing from 8th March. The bank will be situated on "the link" between Castle Street and Parsonage Street and will be operational... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 12:04 by John Kay

Tags: Lloyds Mobile Banking

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Children's Play Area Closed

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Children's Play Area Closed

The children's play area at the War Memorial Recreation Ground has been closed this morning to carry our urgent maintenance works. This includes repairs to the artificial surfaces which require time to set before they can be fully re-opened.

The play area is scheduled to be re-opened to the public on Friday morning.

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:35 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, War Memorial Recreation Ground

Census Day: 21st March 2021

Census Day: 21st March 2021

Households across Dursley will be asked to take part in Census 2021 this spring. The census is a once-in-a-decade survey that gives us the most accurate estimate of all the people and households in England and Wales.

Understanding the needs of the nation helps everyone from central government to organisations, such as councils and health authorities, plan and fund public services across England and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 10:57 by John Kay

Tags: Census 2021

Dursley Town Council: Elections May 2021

Dursley Town Council: Elections May 2021

Local Government Elections are being held across the Country on Thursday 6th May 2021, including all 17 Town Councillor positions in Dursley.

If you are interested in becoming a Town Councillor, please contact the Town Clerk or one of the existing Councillors to find out more.

Nomination packs can be requested via the Stroud District Council website or direct from the Town Clerk.

The deadline for nominations... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 11:35 by John Kay

Tags: Elections 2021

Leslie D Gale Awards 2021

Leslie D Gale Awards 2021

The nominations for the Leslie D Gale awards 2021 are now open.

The awards will be announced at the town's Annual Assembly, subject to Covid restrictions. 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.

This year, in recognition of the amazing work that the community has achieved supporting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 15:02 by John Kay

Tags: LDG Award 2021

Dursley Matters Newsletter Winter Edition, January 2021

Dursley Matters Newsletter Winter Edition, January 2021

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

This edition includes details of the Town Council's budget which has been set for the forth-coming financial year 2021-2022, plus news of the 2021 Census, the 2021 Leslie D Gale Awards and works recently undertaken at Kingshill Cemetery.

The What's On section gives details of a new... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 15:00 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Communications, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

St Mark's Burial Ground, Woodmancote, Dursley

St Mark's Burial Ground, Woodmancote, Dursley

Dursley Town Council maintain the Burial Ground at St Mark's on behalf of the Church under Section 215 of the Local Government Act 1972.

The Burial Ground dates back to the mid 1800's and there are a number of graves which have metal surrounds incorporating metal spikes which have deteriorated over time.

The Council has submitted a faculty application to the Diocese of Gloucester requesting permission... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 13:00 by Ann Lyon

Tags: St Mark's Burial Ground

Dursley Town Council Budget Set for 2021-2022

Dursley Town Council Budget Set for 2021-2022

Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year, recognising the difficulties that the community has faced during the Covid pandemic.

The Mayor, Councillor Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed not to raise our share of the Council Tax for the coming year; we recognise that people and families in our community continue to face difficulties and challenges due to the pandemic and, as... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:08 by John Kay

Tags: Budget, Communication, Council

Pancake Race 2021

Pancake Race 2021

Dursley Town Council have agreed to cancel the 2021 pancake race due to Covid-19 restrictions.

With Shrove Tuesday falling on the 16th February this year it is almost certain that we will continue to be in the current lockdown restrictions and therefore unable to hold the race.

We will look forward to the return of this annual fun event on 1st March 2022.

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:04 by John Kay

Tags: Pancake Race

Town Councillors: Telephone Calls

Town Councillors: Telephone Calls

It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have received telephone calls from someone impersonating Town Councillors.

The calls have been about bank and shop closures in the town. These calls appear to be fraudulent and at no time have the Town Councillors or staff been calling residents in this manner.

We would advise anyone who receives a call to end the conservation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 14:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

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