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Community Engagement Vehicle visiting Dursley

Community Engagement Vehicle visiting Dursley

The Community Engagement Vehicle is visiting Dursley on Saturday 27th January and will be situated in the link (between Parsonage Street and Castle Street) between 8am and 4pm.

Our local PCSO Oli Clark will be accompanied by a police officer and will be able to advise you on signing up for community alerts and the Neighbourhood Policing plan.

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Police, Communication

Ms Joan Kingham MBE: Memorial Service

Ms Joan Kingham MBE: Memorial Service

A memorial service giving thanks for her life and service will take place at Dursley Tabernacle Church on Saturday, January 13 at 12pm.

A former primary school teacher, Ms Kingham MBE, a well-known and much-loved Dursley figure passed away on Saturday 9th December 2017, at Henlow Court, Dursley.

In 1997 she was recognised locally by being presented with the Leslie D Gale award for "many hours willingly... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jan 2018 09:21 by John Kay

Tags: Communication

New Grit Bins

New Grit Bins

At the most recent meeting of the Town Improvements Committee meeting the Councillors agreed to purchase three new grit bins for the town.

The new locations have been approved by Amey, who are the highways contractor appointed by Gloucestershire County Council. GCC/Amey will only supply the grit for new grit bins if they meet the criteria.

GCC policy states "Grit Bins shall only be located at strategic... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:36 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grit Bins, Amey, GCC

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Central Ward following the resignation of Cllr Fiona Firth.

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 Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan 2017 -2031

Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan 2017 -2031

Statutory Regulation 14 Consultation

Public Consultation - Sainsbury's Foyer - Saturday 6th January 2018.

9.30am - 12.30pm

See what it's all about, whether you are a resident, visitor or local business.

Environment, Housing, Economy, Character & Design, Services & Amenities, Traffic & Transport.

They all matter to someone, come and tell us what matters to you.

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:13 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Future Dursley, Planning

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

Dursley Town Council have received the following information on recycling your Christmas tree from Stroud District Council.

Recycling your old Christmas tree can help a Gloucestershire charity support people with life limiting illnesses, thanks to a doorstep collection scheme.

This year, instead of providing skips for Christmas trees, Stroud District Council is asking its residents to take part in Longfield's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:14 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Christmas Trees

Mayor's Christmas Message 2017

Mayor's Christmas Message 2017

On behalf of the Town Council, I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

It has been an honour to serve you as Town Mayor during 2017. We have achieved a great deal over the last 12 months by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

We successfully purchased Reliance House in Long Street and obtained planning permission to demolish... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Mayors Christmas Message

Office Hours - December 2017

Office Hours - December 2017

The Town Council Office will close to the public at 3pm on Friday 15th December.

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd December
The Town Council staff will be archiving our historic files and records on these dates and will only deal with urgent enquiries from the public during this time.

Non urgent matters should be emailed to the Town Clerk: clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk or brought to our attention following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Xmas Opening Hours

Dursley is Open on Xmas Eve

Dursley is Open on Xmas Eve

Many of the shops will be open in Dursley on Christmas Eve.

Please show your support for the local shops and take advantage of this opportunity to get those important last minute things.

Please check with the individual shops for opening times.

Posted: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:22 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Dursley Traders

Proposed New Long Stay Car Park (Reliance House, Long Street)

Proposed New Long Stay Car Park (Reliance House, Long Street)

Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that we completed the purchase of Reliance House (former newspaper office) site in Long Street, Dursley. The Town Council bought the site for £475,000, a sum that was significantly below the asking price.

The Town Council's aim is to use this prominent town centre location for a long stay car-park, which will benefit visitors, walkers, business owners,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:27 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Car-parking

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