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Only a few days to go until 2018 Festive Dursley event on Friday 30th November...


Our lights will be switched on at 6pm by our Town Mayor Neil Grecian, and Celebrity Guest Ben Nelmes from the Jersey Four.

Characters from Robin Hood will also be making an appearance!


Parsonage Street will be closed to all vehicles from 2pm

Castle Street (one hour) will be... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:48 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley

Long Stay Car Park Update (November 2018)

Long Stay Car Park Update (November 2018)

Dursley Town Council can now confirm that our Civil Engineering contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd will commence work on the car park construction on the week commencing Monday 26th November 2018.

The scheme had been delayed due to the requirement for a planning amendment permission and a legal agreement for a new retaining wall which had not been part of the original design. These permissions... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:29 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Stay Car Park

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) Approved

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) Approved

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that following the referendum held on Thursday 15th November the Future Dursley - Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) was approved.

The turnout for the election was 31.7% with 85.5% voting for the plan to be approved. The Future Dursley NDP will now be used to determine planning applications in the local Dursley area.

Dursley prepared the Neighbourhood Development... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:35 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) - Referendum

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) - Referendum

Today (Thursday 15th November) is polling day for the referendum on "Future Dursley" our proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP).

All Dursley residents who are registered on the electoral register are eligible to vote and the Town Council would urge that you do so.

The NDP will require a positive response from over 50% of those who cast their vote to become an official document in the planning... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:25 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Future Dursley, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum 2018

New Town Councillor: Tom Arnold

New Town Councillor: Tom Arnold

At November's meeting of Council the Councillors co-opted local resident Tom Arnold to fill the vacant Councillor position for the Highfields Ward.

Since moving to Dursley, Cllr Arnold has been an active member of the Festive Dursley committee, including organising the street party to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry & Megan Markle.

Tom said "I'd like to increase my contribution to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, New Councillor

Long Street/Bymacks Lane: Proposed Waiting and One Way Restrictions

Long Street/Bymacks Lane: Proposed Waiting and One Way Restrictions

Gloucestershire County Council are looking for views on proposals for additional no waiting at any time restrictions and a short section of one-way leading to Bymacks Lane at the new road layout on Long Street.

The consultation is now open and views should be submitted to GCC on or before 30th November 2018.

Anyone who wishes to formally comment, either for or against the proposals will need to write... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Gloucestershire County Council, Highways

Dursley Remembrance Day Parade 11th November 2018

Schedule of events

14:15 Assemble at the bus station, May Lane

14:30 Parade leaves the bus station and marches via May Lane, Castle Street and Silver Street to St James' Church

15:00 Church Service starts

Between 15:30-15:45 Church service ends. Wreath laying party assembles in front of War Memorial gates for Act of Remembrance.

Between 15:45-16:00 Parade forms up in Long Street and marches into Parsonage... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:45 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Road Closure, Police



This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas light switch-on event will take place on Friday 30th November 2018.

We are busy making the arrangements for the following:

A Winter Wonderland theme

Stalls and late night shopping (from 4:30pm) onwards

A switch on count down at the town's real Christmas Tree at 6:00pm (fireworks backdrop set off from War Memorial Recreation Ground)

Children's entertainment,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:37 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Dursley Matters

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Highfields Ward following the resignation of Cllr Wayne Paice.

This vacancy can now be filled by co-opting a member of the public to the Council. Any interested persons are invited to write to the Town Clerk to confirm their eligibility and why they would like to join the Council.

Full details of who is eligible to apply are available on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Vacancy

Castle Street Railings Scheme

Castle Street Railings Scheme

New Railings have been installed in the centre of Dursley as part of a project funded by Dursley Town Council to improve the visual appearance of this prominent part of town. These decorative railings run from the rear of Barclays Bank around the edge of a small grassy area off Castle Street.

It is anticipated that visitors to the town will appreciate this more attractive entrance, via the link, to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 09:24 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Planning, Communication

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