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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

Christmas Card - Charity Collection

Christmas Card - Charity Collection

Dursley Town Council will be accepting used Christmas cards from Thursday 2nd January until Friday 10th January. Everyone is welcome to drop cards at our Jacob's House Office on Castle Street during our normal working hours.

Donated cards will be sorted and upcycled by volunteers into new greetings cards to raise vital funds for the Cobalt Unit charity.

For more information, visit the Cobalt Unit website:... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 11:19 by John Kay

Tags: Christmas Cards, Communication

Mayor's Christmas Message 2019

Mayor's Christmas Message 2019

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 2019. 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 has proved to be a great success since opening... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:48 by John Kay

Tags: Christmas Message, Communication

New Town Councillor

New Town Councillor

Dursley Town Council co-opted local resident and former Councillor Mr John Rubin to Council at our recent December meeting.

Cllr Rubin returns to the Town Council after a break of nearly 10 years, replacing former Cllr Suzi Abraham in the Highfields Ward.

Cllr Rubin has an interest in the development and welfare of the town; notably its identity, maintenance and economy.

The Mayor welcomed Cllr Rubin... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 13:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Festive Dursley Event 2019 - Thank You

Festive Dursley Event 2019 - Thank You

Dursley Town Council would like to thank all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors who helped make Friday's annual Christmas Light Switch On the biggest and best one yet.

Without the help of our supporters, sponsors, volunteers and entertainers it would be impossible to provide this event which was enjoyed by so many. With thanks to (in alphabetical order):

Air Cadets - 649 (Dursley) SQN ATC
Archway... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 14:17 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

Festive Window Competition

Festive Window Competition

The winners of the 2019 Festive were announced on Friday evening at the annual Festive Dursley Switch On event. The theme for this year's competition was "Winter Wonderland"

The winners were the Hummingbird Café; owner Suzi Abraham is pictured along with Carmen Bleaken and Megan Lovett in the winning window.

Daisy Belle Floral Design were second with Belle's Kitchen third. The Old Spot, Cutters... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:12 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

Three days to go until the Dursley Christmas Lights Switch on..

There will be many activities for children to do:

- Collect stickers to complete a trail map and receive a sweet treat;

- View the Winter Garden featuring snow;

- Visit Santa's Grotto;

- Enjoy a Walkabout in Ryan's Winter Garden;

- Have your photo taken in Santa's Sleigh;

- See the Lights being switched on and enjoy a short firework display;... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:58 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

Only four days to go! ...

It all starts at 4:30pm and this is the entertainment lined up for the night:

4:30pm Join Terry Pascoe, your MC for the evening at the Market Place

4:45pm -5:45pm The Disclaimers perform at the Market Place

4:30pm - 5:00pm Wotton Silver Band perform (near Iceland)

5:15pm - 5:45pm Tom Foolery performs his magic tricks for you outside Petshop/Meccanica Bike Shop

6pm Countdown and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:48 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019.

ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NIGHT

The Festivities and Entertainment will start from 4:30pm onwards and will include:

A Winter Wonderland Theme

- Stalls and Late Night Shopping

- A Switch-on countdown at the town's real Christmas tree at 6pm with fireworks

- Children's Entertainment, santa's grotto,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:27 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley, Road Closure

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Are you concerned about what happens in your local area?

Do you feel you could represent the views of your neighbourhood?

If you answered 'yes' have you ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?

Dursley Town Council has a Councillor Vacancy following the recent resignation of Councillor Suzi Abraham.

If you would like to find out more about the rewarding... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Town Councillor Vacancy

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