Dursley Town Council and our car park management company, District Enforcement Ltd have agreed to reinstate the 23 hour time limit in the Long Street Car Park from Saturday 1st August 2020.
This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time allowed local residents to park their vehicles for longer periods during the lockdown.
This decision has been taken as lockdown restrictions have been relaxed, more... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:37 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council are supporting a new campaign by Stroud District Council by getting behind shops and businesses with its Shop Local campaign, as lockdown eases.
The Shop Local campaign is simple - we want shoppers to be able to shop and eat safely, and businesses to trade profitably and safely, to help restart the local economy.
The council is calling on shoppers to tag their favourite stores and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:19 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council will re-open the playgrounds and gym equipment at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields and Kingshill from 4th July in line with the governments recent announcement.
It is impossible to fully negate all risks of contracting the Covid-19 virus (or other infection) at a place like a playground, which can be frequented by large numbers of people, who may have differing views... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:53 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to say a big thank you to the 21 volunteers who spent a few hours picking up litter and removing weeds on Father's Day.
The volunteers managed to fill 43 black bags which has made such a difference to The Slade, part of May Lane, Boulton Lane and Henlow Drive. They also uncovered many hidden and blocked drains, details of which have been passed to GCC Highways to clear.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:39 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council have been informed of the following URGENT closure by Gloucestershire County Council.
The Broadway, Dursley
This road has been closed (as per the attached plan) to allow for the repairs to a collapsed retaining wall.
Works could take up to six weeks to complete.
Emergency access will be maintained.
If you require any further information regarding this closure please email email@example.com... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:55 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today and those who have plans in place to re-open over the next few weeks.
The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have not been able to trade since March.
We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise all those visiting... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:36 by John Kay
Gloucestershire County Council have informed the Town Council that there are planned surface dressing works on Uley Road, Dursley, currently due to happen on 9th to 10th June between 0700 and 1900.
Surface dressing treatment is very weather dependent therefore dates may change at short notice; we will however publish any changes on our website www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/surfacedressing and will regularly... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:34 by John Kay
The Festive Dursley working group are sorry to announce that this year's Summer Festival, due to take place on Saturday 11th July has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation.
Festive Dursley will keep you updated on future events, including the Xmas Light Switch on event scheduled for 27th November 2020. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact the Town Clerk.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 14:09 by John Kay
The Annual Reports for Dursley Town Council, Councillors (GCC & SDC) and Community Groups are normally released at the town's Annual Assembly meeting in May.
Due to the current social distancing restrictions this year's Annual Assembly will not be held. However the annual report's are now available to view online.
Paper copies of the reports will be available in Dursley library and Jacob's House... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 10:27 by John Kay
Following the Government's announcement on 10th May 2020, the tennis courts on the War Memorial Recreation Ground have reopened for public use today (Wed 13th May).
Due to the closure of The Pulse Leisure Centre the courts will remain unlocked and no key/deposit is required. This will be reviewed if there are any instances of anti-social behaviour on the courts.
Players must adhere to the government... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:20 by John Kay