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Dursley Town Council Budget 2019/20

Dursley Town Council Budget 2019/20

Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year and will continue to invest in a range of projects to benefit Dursley.

The Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian said "we have agreed to a modest rise in our share of the Council Tax for the following year, this will allow the Town Council to manage the new town centre car park which is scheduled to open at the end of February. The car park will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:20 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Budget 2019/20

Dursley Town Council's Response to Stroud District Council's Emerging Local Plan consultation.

Dursley Town Council's Response to Stroud District Council's  Emerging Local Plan consultation.

Over the last six weeks Dursley Town Council have been reviewing the Local Plan Review Emerging Strategy Paper issued by Stroud District Council.

Councillors have attended workshops, briefings and we have worked closely with the members of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group to formulate our response.

We have been encouraged by the level of local participation at our Planning Committees in December... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council. Planning, Local Plan, Emerging Strategy, Neighbourhood Development Plan

Road Closure: Long Street, Dursley

Road Closure: Long Street, Dursley

The Town Council has been informed that a 200m section of Long Street will be closed to through traffic between Monday 7th and Wednesday 9th January 2019.

This is to allow for resurfacing the new road layout between the new (Victoria Street) junction and the entrance to the Littlecombe housing estate.

Pedestrian and emergency access will be maintained.

Should you have any further queries regarding this... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Whats On Community Event Diary

Whats On Community Event Diary

Please send details of your upcoming 2019 events to be advertised on the "What's On" community event diary located on the Town Council website.

To see what is programmed for the next few months in the Dursley area, including the annual Pancake Day Race event on Tuesday 5th March visit the What's On Diary.

Details of the event including a poster (jpg or png)should be sent to clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Whats On Event Diary

Mayor's Christmas Message 2018

Mayor's Christmas Message 2018

On behalf of the Town Council, I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

It has once again been an honour to serve you as Town Mayor during 2018. We have achieved a great deal over the last 12 months by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

The new long stay car park in Long Street is the biggest ever project undertaken by the Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Mayor's Xmas Message

Office Closure: 21st Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019

Office Closure: 21st Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019

The office will close at 12pm on Friday 21st December and reopen to the public at 10am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

In the event of an emergency the Councillors contact details are available on the Town Council's website.

The Councillors and Staff at the Town Council would like to wish all residents, businesses and visitors to Dursley a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Public Consultation

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Public Consultation

Stroud District Council are holding a public exhibition at the Methodist Church, Castle Street, Dursley today (Tuesday 11th December) between 2.30pm and 6.30pm.

The public consultation on the emerging strategy will run for 9 weeks from 16 November 2018 to 18 January 2019.

The emerging Strategy Paper is available to view and download at www.stroud.gov.uk/localplanreview.

Hard copies of the documentation... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:52 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Stroud District Council, Local Plan

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Annual Meeting - 12th December 2018, 7pm at Cattle Country

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Annual Meeting - 12th December 2018, 7pm at Cattle Country

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network's Annual Meeting this year will focus on how the area can access the millions of potential customers across the UK and continental Europe.

The meeting will be hosted by Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park in 'The Barn at Berkeley' on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 7pm. With mince pies and refreshments on offer.

It's not too late to book a place.

The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Tourism, Communication, Town Improvements

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Public Consultation

Stroud District Local Plan Review: Emerging Strategy Public Consultation

The Stroud District Local Plan was adopted in November 2015 and sets out a planning strategy for distributing development within the District and policies for protecting and conserving the natural and built environment. The current plan covers the period to 2031.

Stroud District Council started the process of reviewing the current Local Plan in 2017 to cover the period to 2040. It is important that... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:32 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Stroud District Council, Local Plan

Festive Window Display 2018

Festive Window Display 2018

At Friday's successful Festive Dursley event, the Mayor Neil Grecian presented the awards to the winners of the 2018 Festive Window Display.

The entries were judged by the Mayor, Cllr Tom Arnold (Festive Dursley), Kathleen Hanbury (The Door Youth Project) and some members of the Vibe Youth Sessions.

Mayor Grecian said "it is getting more difficult to judge this event each year, with more entries and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:30 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

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