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Dursley Remembrance Day Parade 11th November 2018

Schedule of events

14:15 Assemble at the bus station, May Lane

14:30 Parade leaves the bus station and marches via May Lane, Castle Street and Silver Street to St James' Church

15:00 Church Service starts

Between 15:30-15:45 Church service ends. Wreath laying party assembles in front of War Memorial gates for Act of Remembrance.

Between 15:45-16:00 Parade forms up in Long Street and marches into Parsonage... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Road Closure, Police

DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas light switch-on event will take place on Friday 30th November 2018.

We are busy making the arrangements for the following:

A Winter Wonderland theme

Stalls and late night shopping (from 4:30pm) onwards

A switch on count down at the town's real Christmas Tree at 6:00pm (fireworks backdrop set off from War Memorial Recreation Ground)

Children's entertainment,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:37 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Dursley Matters

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Highfields Ward following the resignation of Cllr Wayne Paice.

This vacancy can now be filled by co-opting a member of the public to the Council. Any interested persons are invited to write to the Town Clerk to confirm their eligibility and why they would like to join the Council.

Full details of who is eligible to apply are available on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Vacancy

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

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