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Dursley Matters Spring 2018

Dursley Matters Spring 2018

The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter is available to download from the Town Council's website.

This edition includes an update on town centre improvements and Future Dursley, information on the new 'Welcome to Dursley' information brochure and the 'We're Watching You' campaign to tackle dog fouling.

There is also information on the appointment of new district youth work staff and a savings... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 15:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters, Council

Dursley Town Councillors in the London Marathon

Dursley Town Councillors in the London Marathon

Dursley Town Council was represented in the recent London Marathon by two of our Councillors. Deputy Mayor Suzi Abraham and our newest Councillor, Adrian Whitwell were both competing in their first marathon.

Suzi represented the charity; Sense and raised over £2,100. Sense are a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs, including those who are deafblind,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 May 2018 11:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, London Marathon

Annual Meetings in May 2018

Annual Meetings in May 2018

The Town Council will soon be hosting the Annual Town Council meeting and the Annual Assembly of the Town.

The Annual Town Council meeting is effectively the Town Council's AGM; the agenda includes the appointment of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months and as well as the normal Council business. Also to be confirmed is the membership of the Council's Committees, Working Groups and Council's... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:32 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Annual Assembly, Annual Town Council Meeting

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail 2018

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail 2018

Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that we have been approached by the Cotswold AONB for Dursley to host some of the hares for the 2018 Hare Trail.

As in previous years, scores of spring hare sculptures and leverets will be dotted throughout the Cotswolds in a unique art installation for all to enjoy for almost four and a half months (May 22nd – September 9th 2018)

At the end of the trail,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:13 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Cotswold AONB Hare Trail 2018

Update on ongoing Antisocial Behaviour in Dursley

Update on ongoing Antisocial Behaviour in Dursley

At the most recent meeting of Dursley Business Inclusive (DBI), the group invited PC Peter Lay to provide an update on the recent antisocial behaviour in the town. PC Lay has been leading the neighbourhood policing response to these recent incidents.

PC Lay provided information on the ongoing investigations and the status of several incidents reported by members of DBI. PC Lay has been very impressed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:53 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Listers Plaque Unveiling Event

Listers Plaque Unveiling Event

The unveiling of a plaque to commemorate R A Lister took place on Saturday 7th April at The Priory in Long Street. The plaque is situated on the former office building of the world renowned engineering firm, founded by Sir Robert Ashton Lister in Dursley during 1867.

Approximately 100 people witnessed Mayor Neil Grecian unveil the plaque, the crowd included many ex-employees of the company and members... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:54 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Dursley United Charity (Charity number 248960)

Dursley United Charity (Charity number 248960)

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: anita.gambie28@gmail.com

Posted: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:32 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Annual Town Council Meeting

Office Closures: April

Office Closures: April

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

Tags: Communication, Council, Office Opening Hours

Listers Plaque Unveiling Event

Listers Plaque Unveiling Event

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

Tags: Communication, The Dursley & Cam Society

Kingshill Cemetery – A Plea to Visitors

Kingshill Cemetery – A Plea to Visitors

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

Tags: Communication, Council, Kingshill Cemetery

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