Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that we have appointed our contractor who will construct and complete our car park project. Following a competitive tender process, the Council have appointed experienced Civil Engineering contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd.
Regrettably, the project is not going to be completed in October and the new car park is not going to be available for this... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:18 by John Kay
Grant Funding 2018/19
Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations that specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations that operate in the town.
Applications for the 2018/19 round of funding must be received before Friday 31st August 2018.
The Grant Policy and Application... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:39 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that a new CCTV system is now up and running in the town centre to help combat crime and anti-social behaviour.
The new system, commissioned by the Town Council, provides quality, high definition images and is in addition to the existing Stroud CCTV system that has been operating in the town for many years.
The position of the 12 new cameras has been agreed... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings
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
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
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
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
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
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