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Dursley Matters Spring 2019 Edition

Dursley Matters Spring 2019 Edition

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

This edition includes the latest news on our Long Street Car Park project, Fixed Penalty Notices for dog fouling offences, Dursley in Bloom and the forthcoming Dursley Annual Assembly meeting on 21st May.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter by email, please contact admin@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Newsletter, Dursley Matters

Office Closure - Easter Bank Holiday

Office Closure - Easter Bank Holiday

Please note the Town Council office will be closed to the public for the Easter Holiday on Friday 19th April and Monday 22nd April.

Please note this will include vehicular access to Kingshill Cemetery throughout the long weekend (Friday/Saturday/Sunday & Monday), pedestrian access is available as normal on these days.

The office and vehicular access to the cemetery will re-open to the public on Tuesday... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Council

European Election Notice of Election

European Election Notice of Election

As you may be aware, the UK will be taking part in the European Parliamentary Election on the 23 May. Dursley Town Council have been asked to publish the Notice of Election.

Stroud District Council will also be recruiting staff for polling stations for these elections, if there are any residents who may be interested in applying for these roles then I would advise you to contact the Elections Team at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:43 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Elections

Dursley United Charity (Charity number 248960)

Dursley United Charity (Charity number 248960)

Charitable organisations in Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley who assist persons in need can apply for financial assistance to Dursley United Charity.

Applications with a copy of the latest accounts should be sent before 30th April 2019 to Mrs A Gambie, Clerk, Dursley United Charity, c/o 50, Kingshill Park, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4DF or email to: dursleyunitedcharity@gmail.com

Posted: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:37 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Grant Funding

2019 Pancake Race - Sponsorship

2019 Pancake Race - Sponsorship

Following the recent successful Pancake Race on the 5th March 2019, the Mayor Cllr Neil Grecian and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mandy Woodward visited Henlow Court this morning to hand over a cheque for £200. This sum was raised through race entry fees and sponsorship of this year's runners.

Henlow Court is one of 70 care homes provided by The Order of St John's Care Trust. The OSJCT are the second largest... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:35 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Pancake Race 2019

Long Street Car Park

Long Street Car Park

At the Car Park Committee on 26th March 2019 the Councillors agreed that the new car park will be called the Long Street Car Park. This new car park will be free to use and is considered a long stay facility with a maximum waiting time of 23 hours in a 24-hour period. This is a similar restriction to the other long stay car park in the town.

At the Council meeting on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 the Council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:01 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Street Car Park

Leslie D Gale Awards 2019

Leslie D Gale Awards 2019

It is the last chance to nominate a candidate for the 2019 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 21st May 2019. Nominations must be received on or before Friday 5th April 2019.

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... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:07 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Leslie D Gale Awards

Heart of England In Bloom - Spring Seminar

Heart of England In Bloom - Spring Seminar

Dursley Town Council today facilitated the annual Spring Seminar for the Heart of England In Bloom organisation. Approximately 100 volunteers from central and south west England attended the seminar to find out more about the 2019 "In Bloom" competition.

The Dursley in Bloom team were represented and are once again aiming for gold in this year's competition. If you would like to find out more about... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

The Dursley Annual Assembly 2019

The Dursley Annual Assembly 2019

The Annual Assembly is a "meeting of the town" which is facilitated by the Town Council. This year's guest speaker is Mr Robin Smith, Technical Director for St Modwen Homes.

This meeting provides the residents of the town the opportunity to raise matters of concern with the Mayor and Councillors from the Town, Stroud District and Gloucestershire County Council's.

Annual Reports from the Town Council... Read More »


Posted: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Annual Assembly

Road works in Castle Street

Road works in Castle Street

Severn Trent have commenced with three days of road works in Castle Street, near the Methodist Church this morning.

The new service connection works require temporary traffic signals, so delays are to be expected particularly during the peak hours.

Gloucestershire County Council are responsible for the co-ordination of roadworks and have an interactive map on their website where information is available.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:40 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Roadworks, Gloucestershire County Council

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