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Dursley Mini Hare Trail: Now Open

Dursley Mini Hare Trail: Now Open

The Town Mayor officially launched the Dursley Mini Hare Trail this morning (Friday) to an audience of sponsors and hosts for our eight Cotswold Hares located in the Dursley area.

Mayor Grecian said "the hares will be residents in the town until 9th September 2018 when they will become available to buy at a charity auction hosted by the Cotswold AONB. There are lots of information for the event on both... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 12:09 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018, Dursley Mini Trail

Dursley Mini Hare Trail

Dursley Mini Hare Trail

We now have eight Cotswold Hares located in Dursley as part of Cotswold AONB's 2018 Hare Trail; making a fun mini trial in the local area.

Our most recent addition "Cotswold Hare" can be viewed at Hunters, Estate Agent. Mr Richard Mace, Director commented "We are pleased to sponsor the Cotswold AONB Hare Trail as this combines a fun activity for children with the proceeds go to good causes in the area.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 15:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018, Dursley Mini Trail

Annual Assembly 2018

Annual Assembly 2018

The Annual Assembly meeting was held last night in the Chantry Centre. The meeting was chaired by the Town Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian who opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.

Cllr Grecian provided a verbal report on the Town Council's achievements over the last year including; new play equipment in Highfields, the purchase of the Reliance House site for as new long stay car park and our... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 10:34 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Annual Assembly, Leslie D Gale Awards

Cotswold Hares are coming to Dursley

Cotswold Hares are coming to Dursley

Cotswold Hares are coming to Dursley as part of Cotswold AONB's 2018 Hare Trail. The Town Council are pleased to confirm that currently seven hare sculptures will be located in Dursley.

A "large" five-foot hare sculpture called "Hareloom along the Cotswold Way" will be located under the Town Hall. This hare, the centre point of the trail in Dursley, has been kindly sponsored by housing developer St... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 May 2018 14:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018

Annual Assembly (Meeting of the Town)

Annual Assembly (Meeting of the Town)

The Annual Assembly is a "meeting of the town" which is facilitated by the Town Council. This year's guest speaker is Mr David Hagg, Chief Executive of Stroud District Council.

This meeting provides the residents of the town the opportunity to raise matters of concern with the Mayor and Councillors from the Town, Stroud District and Gloucestershire County Council's.

Annual Reports from the Town Council... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 09:46 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Annual Assembly

Road Closure: Long Street

Road Closure: Long Street

The Town Council has been notified by Gloucestershire County Council that Long Street is to be closed between 4th June and 16th September to allow for road realignment works to be completed.

This work will connect the new Littlecombe development to the existing road network and realign the Drake Lane/Long Street/Bymacks Lane/Lister Street (Victoria Close) junctions at the bottom of Long Street.

The Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 May 2018 10:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Temporary Closure of Pyke Quarry Household Recycling Centre, Horsley

Temporary Closure of Pyke Quarry Household Recycling Centre, Horsley

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

Tags: Communication, Council, GCC, Horsley Recycling Centre

PCSO Oli Clark

PCSO Oli Clark

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

Tags: Communication, Council, Police

Council Appoint a New Deputy Mayor

Council Appoint a New Deputy Mayor

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

Tags: Communication, Council

A Memorial to Brian Marsh

A Memorial to Brian Marsh

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

Tags: Communication, Council, Brian Marsh

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