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Castle Street Railings Scheme

Castle Street Railings Scheme

New Railings have been installed in the centre of Dursley as part of a project funded by Dursley Town Council to improve the visual appearance of this prominent part of town. These decorative railings run from the rear of Barclays Bank around the edge of a small grassy area off Castle Street.

It is anticipated that visitors to the town will appreciate this more attractive entrance, via the link, to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 09:24 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Planning, Communication

Road Closure: A38 Bristol Road, Cam - UPDATE

Road Closure: A38 Bristol Road, Cam - UPDATE

Dursley Town Council have just received an update on the night time road closures on the A38 near Cam & Dursley.

Due to unforeseen operational issues, Gloucestershire County Council's contractors need one extra shift to complete the works on the A38 Bristol Road, Cam.

Therefore a night time road closure will now take place on the evening of Tuesday 23rd October between 1900 to 0700 (Wednesday) to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

A by-election will be held on Thursday 15 November in Dursley following the resignation of Stroud District Councillor Alison Hayward.

Notice of Election has been posted today (Thursday, October 11).

It means voters in Dursley will go the polls on Thursday, November 15. The period for potential candidates to submit their nomination papers opens tomorrow (Friday, October 12) and closes at 4.00pm on Friday,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Future Dursley, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum 2018

Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

DURSLEY TOWN COUNCIL

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Highfields Ward of the Town Council of Dursley following the resignation on 13th September 2018 of Councillor Wayne Paice.

Rule 5(6) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:40 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) NDP Edition - October 2018

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) NDP Edition - October 2018

The latest version of the Town Council's newsletter "Dursley Matters" is now available on the website.

This special edition focusses on the upcoming referendum on the Town's Neighbourhood Plan (Future Dursley) which will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018.

All Dursley residents who are registered on the electoral register are eligible to vote and the Town Council would urge that you do so. The NDP... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:24 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum

Thank you to Emily Brown

Thank you to Emily Brown

Throughout the summer the Town Council's ground staff have been busy painting the street furniture in the town centre. This has included the noticeboards, bollards, litter-bins, benches and the Lister engineering items with the aim to improve the appearance of the town centre.

On the noticeboards were intricate town crest signs which required an artists skill to restore them to their former glory. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 09:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Gold for Dursley in Bloom

Gold for Dursley in Bloom

It is another golden day for the volunteers of Dursley in Bloom.

At yesterday's Heart of England award ceremony in Burton-on-Trent, the Dursley in Bloom team retained their Gold accreditation in the Small Town Category.

The awards were presented to Dursley in Bloom Chair, Penny Hyde, Dursley in Bloom volunteers Judi Gardner, Sarah Stephens and the Town Clerk, John Kay.

The Town Council are proud to support... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:51 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Future Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan - Referendum

Future Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan - Referendum

Stroud District Council's Environment Committee has confirmed that the Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan, as modified by the independent Examiner, can now proceed to Referendum.

The Referendum will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018.

If agreed and supported by the majority of Dursley residents (who vote) the Neighbourhood Development Plan will be adopted by Stroud District Council and will be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:42 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Future Dursley

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

DURSLEY UNITED CHARITY

CHARITY NUMBER 248960

Students who live in the parishes of Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley who are in need of financial assistance for Further Education or Training can apply to Dursley United Charity before 30th September 2018.

Application forms can be obtained from:

Mrs A.Gambie c/o 50, Kingshill Park, Dursley, GL11 4DF

Email: anita.gambie28@gmail.com

Clerk to the Trustees

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:56 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

The 2018 Cotswold Hare Trail in Dursley ends on 9th September.

The 2018 Cotswold Hare Trail in Dursley ends on 9th September.

This weekend is the last opportunity for the young people to complete Dursley Mini Hare Trail with the hares being removed on Monday 10th September 2018.

The free to enter challenge is to find all 8 hares in Dursley and record the name of the hare and the unique code – this information is displayed on nearby posters near where the hare is situated.

Entry Forms are available in the Town Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 11:14 by John Kay

Tags: Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018

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