Gloucestershire County Council have informed the Town Council that Pyke Quarry Household Recycling Centre, near Horsley, will be temporarily closed from Monday June 4 to Friday 22 June inclusive. During the closure, the county council will be carrying out important improvement work at the site.
The work includes:-
· Changing the method used to compact some types of waste and recycling materials.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 May 2018 11:33 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council and members from Dursley Business Inclusive joined together last night (Thursday) to say thank-you to one of our longest serving Police Community Support Officers, Oli Clarke.
Oli has spent 5 years based in the Dursley Neighbourhood Police team and is moving on to the next step in his career with Gloucestershire Constabulary by starting a 18 week initial training programme to become... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 14:03 by John Kay
The Town Council hosted the Annual Meeting of Council last night (Tuesday) and the first order of business was to appoint a Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Cllr Neil Grecian was unanimously voted to continue as Mayor for a third civic year.
Following the decision by Cllr Suzi Abraham to step down as Deputy Mayor due to work commitments, I am pleased to report that Cllr Mandy Woodward was voted as the new Deputy... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 May 2018 09:03 by John Kay
On Saturday 5th May; family, friends and former Council colleagues met at Twinberrow Woods to unveil a new memorial bench for our former Cllr Brian Marsh.
Brain sadly passed away in November 2016. The Councillors and his family agreed that he would like to be remembered in this way. Brian was vary passionate about preserving and looking after local woodlands.
The Deputy Mayor, Suzi Abraham thanked those... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 May 2018 14:04 by John Kay
The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter is available to download from the Town Council's website.
This edition includes an update on town centre improvements and Future Dursley, information on the new 'Welcome to Dursley' information brochure and the 'We're Watching You' campaign to tackle dog fouling.
There is also information on the appointment of new district youth work staff and a savings... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 15:00 by Leah Wellings
Dursley Town Council was represented in the recent London Marathon by two of our Councillors. Deputy Mayor Suzi Abraham and our newest Councillor, Adrian Whitwell were both competing in their first marathon.
Suzi represented the charity; Sense and raised over £2,100. Sense are a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs, including those who are deafblind,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 11:10 by John Kay
The Town Council will soon be hosting the Annual Town Council meeting and the Annual Assembly of the Town.
The Annual Town Council meeting is effectively the Town Council's AGM; the agenda includes the appointment of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months and as well as the normal Council business. Also to be confirmed is the membership of the Council's Committees, Working Groups and Council's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:32 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that we have been approached by the Cotswold AONB for Dursley to host some of the hares for the 2018 Hare Trail.
As in previous years, scores of spring hare sculptures and leverets will be dotted throughout the Cotswolds in a unique art installation for all to enjoy for almost four and a half months (May 22nd – September 9th 2018)
At the end of the trail,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:13 by John Kay
At the most recent meeting of Dursley Business Inclusive (DBI), the group invited PC Peter Lay to provide an update on the recent antisocial behaviour in the town. PC Lay has been leading the neighbourhood policing response to these recent incidents.
PC Lay provided information on the ongoing investigations and the status of several incidents reported by members of DBI. PC Lay has been very impressed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:53 by John Kay
The unveiling of a plaque to commemorate R A Lister took place on Saturday 7th April at The Priory in Long Street. The plaque is situated on the former office building of the world renowned engineering firm, founded by Sir Robert Ashton Lister in Dursley during 1867.
Approximately 100 people witnessed Mayor Neil Grecian unveil the plaque, the crowd included many ex-employees of the company and members... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:54 by John Kay