Charitable organisations in Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley who support and assist persons in need can apply for financial assistance to Dursley United Charirty.
Applications with a copy of the latest accounts should be sent before 30th April 2018 to Mrs A Gambie, The Clerk, Dursley United Charity, c/o 50, Kingshill Park, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 4DF or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:32 by Anita Gambie
The Town Council offices will be closed to the public for the Easter Holiday on Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April.
Please note this will include vehicular access to the 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 3rd April.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:29 by John Kay
It is doubtful that there is a single person in Dursley who is not aware of Lister's. The iconic engineering company, founded by Robert Ashton Lister (later Sir Robert) in 1867, was a major employer in the town for many years. There is little tangible evidence remaining of the massive works and the Lister family, apart from The Towers, The Chantry Centre (previously Lister Hall) and the Priory in Long... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:02 by John Kay
The Town Council would like to make a plea to all visitors of the Kingshill Cemetery not to move or reset any "laid down" grave memorials.
These memorials have been laid down flat on the ground due to the fact they have become loose or deemed hazardous to the public visiting the Cemetery during routine inspections by Council staff.
It is highly dangerous to the individual and visitors to the Cemetery... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:11 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council approved the budget for the coming financial year at the end of January and have recently been asked by some residents of the town to confirm the reasons behind the increase.
In 2017 the Town Council obtained planning permission to build a car-park at the vacated Reliance House plot in Long Street. To obtain this planning permission we had to confirm there was a strong community... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:51 by John Kay
The Town Council's ground staff over the last few weeks have taken advantage of the wet, cold weather to commence with some much needed maintenance of the street furniture in the town centre.
A number of the benches have been removed from site, stripped down, repaired, painted and given a new lease of life. The noticeboard in "the link" has also received essential maintenance ensuring it is now safe... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:41 by John Kay
Today at 10am the Commonwealth Flag will be flying over the town at St James Church to mark Commonwealth Day.
The Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth initiative, now in its fourth year, is again catching the imagination of thousands of participants from all walks of life, inspiring them to join with others throughout the Commonwealth. As a collective public expression of commitment to the Commonwealth,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:00 by John Kay
The Town Council are pleased to announce that our former PCSO Josh Griffiths has been awarded a High Sheriff Award for his excellent efforts while based within the Dursley Neighbourhood Police team.
The role of High Sheriff has evolved over time, but is rooted almost 1,000 years ago in Saxon times. The modern High Sheriff actively lends support to crime prevention agencies, the emergency services and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:12 by John Kay
The Town Council would like to thank all the local residents who cleared snow, spread salt to help make paths and roads more accessible in the recent period of snow and ice.
It was great to see the community get together with offers of help to look after vulnerable people and offering uses of 4x4 vehicles.
The majority of people heeded the advice not to travel unless it was essential and this greatly... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:59 by John Kay
It looks like Dursley will be impacted by the winter weather on Thursday and Friday which is currently affecting other areas of the Country.
Don't be put off clearing paths because you're afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Don't believe the myths - it's unlikely you'll be sued or held legally responsible for any injuries... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:33 by John Kay