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Cllr Anja Rowston

Cllr Anja Rowston

The Councillors and Staff of Dursley Town Council were very sad to hear of the sudden death of our colleague, Cllr Anja Rowston.

Anja was elected as a co-opted town councillor in June 2021 and was passionate about helping her community.

John Kay, Town Clerk at Dursley Town Council, said: "Anya was a very friendly character who was very helpful, she will certainly be missed by the councillors and staff... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 10:10 by John Kay

Tags: Anja Rowston

Queens Platinum Jubilee: Picnic in the Park - Thank You.

Queens Platinum Jubilee: Picnic in the Park - Thank You.

Dursley Town Council would like to thank all local residents who turned up in such great numbers at Friday's Picnic in the Park event at the War Memorial Recreation Ground to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

We do hope you enjoyed the event (despite the rain) and we would welcome any comments on whether you would like to see future picnic events on the Rec.

We are grateful for the help provided... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jun 2022 16:23 by John Kay

Tags: Picnic in the Rec, Queens Platinum Jubilee

Office Closure for Jubilee Bank Holiday

Office Closure for Jubilee Bank Holiday

Dursley Town Council's office will close for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee today (Wednesday) at 3pm.

The office will re-open to the public at 10am on Monday 6th June.

We hope to see as many of you as possible at our Picnic on the Rec on Friday afternoon from 2pm.

Posted: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 11:20 by John Kay

Tags: Office Closed

The Queen’s Green Canopy Planting Ceremonies

The Queen’s Green Canopy Planting Ceremonies

As part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations the Gloucestershire Constabulary and OPCC are delighted to be taking part in the Queen's Green Canopy tree planting initiative. Seven trees of varying types will be planted across the estate all of which have been carefully chosen and locally sourced from garden centres and nurseries.

The trees will be planted at Gloucestershire Constabulary Headquarters,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 May 2022 14:00 by John Kay

Tags: Gloucestershire Police Crime Commissioner, Planting Trees

Dursley Town Council Memorial Inspection 2022

Dursley Town Council Memorial Inspection 2022

Dursley Town Council Grounds Staff are currently undertaking a bi-annual memorial safety inspection in Kingshill Cemetery.

During the inspection, a number of memorials have been found to be unsafe and have been laid down, flat to the ground, to ensure the safety of visitors to the Cemetery.

On completion of the inspection we will endeavour to contact the Exclusive Right of Burial Grant Holders, whose... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2022 13:00 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Green Spaces, Memorial inspections

DURSLEY PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

DURSLEY PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

Festive Dursley invites you to come and join in the fun to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on FRIDAY 3rd JUNE from 2pm in the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

This will be a fab, free Community Event for all.

Bring a Picnic!

There will be a full programme of entertainment (see poster for times and details).

Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 13:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Festive Dursley

THE GREAT JUBILEE FLAG PROJECT!

THE GREAT JUBILEE FLAG PROJECT!

THE GREAT JUBILEE FLAG PROJECT!

GL11 and Cam and Dursley Creatives have come together to create a special community project for the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

The Great Jubilee Flag Project!

What is the project?

  • A drawing competition for local school children asked to create images they felt represented the Queen and her reign. We received over 900 entries!
  • Drawings were chosen and put onto 14 silkscreens... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 10:30 by Ann Lyon

Tags: Community Event, Jubilee celebrations, community groups

Cllr Ackroyd re-elected as Town Mayor

Cllr Ackroyd re-elected as Town Mayor

At the Annual Meeting of Council on 3rd May, Cllr Symon Ackroyd was unanimously re-elected for a second term as Town Mayor and Cllr Mandy Woodward was re-elected as Deputy Mayor for a fifth term.

With regard to the Council's committees the following Councillors were elected as the Committee Chairs for 2022/23:

Town Improvements: Cllr Danae Savvidou
Green Spaces: Cllr Alex Stennett
Planning: Cllr Matt Nicholson... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 08:35 by John Kay

Tags: 2022/23, Mayor

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail for Cam & Dursley 30th April 2022 to 12 June 2022

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon Trail for Cam & Dursley 30th April 2022 to 12 June 2022

A unique high street safari, free family experience.

Join us for this historic occasion by taking part in our free, magical augmented reality story-trail (sponsored by Spring Villa, Autotechnik and Leaf and Ground).

Located around Cam & Dursley are seven magical characters on a day trip from Buckingham Palace. Join Sir Barnaby Beacon on the trail as he visits his friends, you'll be able to see them... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 12:00 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

Leslie D Gale Awards 2022

Leslie D Gale Awards 2022

The 2022 Leslie D Gale recipients were announced by the Mayor, Cllr Symon Ackroyd at the town's Annual Assembly meeting last night (Tuesday 26th April).

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... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 09:35 by John Kay

Tags: 2022, Leslie D Gale awards

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