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Dursley Mini Hare Trail

Dursley Mini Hare Trail

Now the school summer holidays are here, it's a perfect time for the young people to complete Dursley Mini Hare Trail

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 office, some host venues or you can... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:03 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018, Dursley Mini Trail

On the road with the Police and Crime Commissioner

On the road with the Police and Crime Commissioner

Dursley Town Council would like to highlight this important public engagement exercise and unique opportunity for all members of the local community in Dursley and Cam to chat to Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Mr Martin Surl. The mobile police unit will be located near Sainsbury's in Castle Street, Dursley on TUESDAY 31ST JULY 2018.

Members of the public will be able to meet local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:50 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Gloucestershire Police

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) - Summer 2018 Edition

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) - Summer 2018 Edition

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

This edition includes an update on the demolition of Reliance House, an overview of the town Annual Assembly meeting and the LDG awards.

There is also information on the appointment of the annual visit by the "in Bloom" judges, Community Speedwatch and the Dursley Mini Hare Trail.

If you would like... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:46 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

Dursley In Bloom 2018

Dursley In Bloom 2018

The Heart of England In Bloom judges visited Dursley on the 17th July and were greeted by Penny Hyde, Chair of Dursley In Bloom. The judges, Roger Bach and Mark Wiltshire met with members of the Dursley in Bloom, Dursley Town Council and many of the volunteers and other organisations who supported this year's efforts.

The judges had a short tour of Dursley, visiting the community allotments at the Vale... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:57 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Reliance House: Demolition Completed

Reliance House: Demolition Completed

The demolition of Reliance House has been completed a week ahead of schedule by our contractor Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd.

The site will remain closed to the public until the car-park is officially opened in October 2018. We would ask people not to try to access the site during this period.

The Town Council are now reviewing the tender documents returned by potential contractors for the construction of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

Dursley Town Council 'Open House' Event

Dursley Town Council 'Open House' Event

Dursley Town Council will be opening up its office, Jacob's House, to the public on Saturday 14th July for the morning. Everyone is welcome and can drop in anytime between 9am and 1pm.

It's a great opportunity for people to come along and find out more about the Council, the work we do here in the office and our plans for the future, including the new car park in Long Street. It's also an opportunity... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Council, Town Festival, Festive Dursley

Reliance House: Demolition Ongoing

Reliance House: Demolition Ongoing

The demolition of Reliance House has reached week two and progress is now quite noticeable. Most of week one was limited to works to the inside of the building with asbestos being safely removed from site and the building being stripped of any reusable materials.

The actual demolition of the building is now underway, the materials will then be crushed on site and the majority will be used to form the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:54 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Reliance House

Stroud District Car Park (Charging) Review

Stroud District Car Park (Charging) Review

At the monthly meeting of Council, on 3rd July the Town Council considered the review of car parks in Stroud District, this includes the proposal to introduce charging at the public car-parks in Dursley.

The consultation is currently open and the Town Councillors would like to encourage all residents, business owners and visitors to contribute by submitting your comments to the consultation. This must... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:24 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

New Sponsor Announced for our Costwold Hare "Celeste"

New Sponsor Announced for our Costwold Hare "Celeste"

Dursley Town Council are please to confirm that The Lions Club of Dursley have generously agreed to sponsor the Cotswold Hare located in Dursley Library.

"Celeste" hare is a Springer model painted by Susannah King and can be viewed during the libraries opening hours.

The Dursley Lions have joined our existing sponsors: St Modwen, Futura Foods, Ashen Plains Campsite, Kingshill House and Hunters Estate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:42 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018, Dursley Mini Trail

Reliance House: Demolition Starts on 2nd July 2018

Reliance House: Demolition Starts on 2nd July 2018

The next phase of our car park project in Long Street will commence next week with the demolition works starting on Monday 2nd July 2018.

The Town Council have appointed Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd as the demolition contractor for the above site who envisage the work will take no longer than 4 weeks and aim to complete the work with as little disruption as possible.

Site hours will 7.30am till 5pm each week... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:08 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

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