Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

Latest News

Committee Meetings Cancelled

Committee Meetings Cancelled

Dursley Town Council have taken the decision to cancel all Committee Meetings until further notice due to the ongoing Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

This includes tonight's (Tuesday 17th March) meetings of Green Spaces and Planning Committee meetings.

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 09:26 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Meetings

FESTIVE DURSLEY COMMUNITY MEETING - POSTPONED

The Festive Dursley Community Group is hosting an open meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at Dursley Community Centre.

This will be a chance to celebrate achievements, find out about 2020 events, volunteer to get involved and plan for the future.

THIS EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 09:06 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

Town Council Elections - May 2020

Town Council Elections - May 2020

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

Interested persons need to submit nomination papers direct to Stroud District Council between 24th March and 8th April 2020.

Contact the Town Clerk to find out more or to arrange collection of nomination papers.

What do councillors do?... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 09:30 by John Kay

Tags: 2020, Councillor Vacancy, Elections

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice from Public Health England

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice from Public Health England

Public Health England have issued the following information, advice and good practice in relation to the Coronavirus situation.

Coronavirus presents with flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing. The current evidence is that most cases appear to be mild.

The best action we can all take is to ensure we continue to have good personal and hand hygiene, which includes:

·... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:29 by John Kay

Tags: Coronavirus, Health, Public Health England

2020 Pancake Race

2020 Pancake Race

The 2020 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.

The final placings were:

1st: Will Sutton, representing The Old Spot
2nd (joint): Chelsie Winsor, representing Henlow Court and John Kay, representing Dursley Town Council.
4th: Amy Addle, representing The Old Spot.

A trophy donated by Dursley Business Inclusive, in memory of local volunteer... Read More »


Posted: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 13:04 by John Kay

Tags: Community Event, Pancake Race

Pancake Race Entry & Sponsorship Form 2020

Pancake Race Entry & Sponsorship Form 2020

Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon. Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.

In February 2010, Dursley Town Council resolved to resurrect the annual Pancake Race, and to provide a trophy for the winner.

Each year a local charity... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:39 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Charity, Pancake Race

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

MAKE A CHANGE, BECOME A TOWN COUNCILLOR

Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.

What do councillors do?

Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:11 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Elections 2020

Volunteer Litter Picking

Volunteer Litter Picking

Councillor Peter Hayes led a small group of volunteer litter pickers on Tuesday 4th February. Incredibly they filled 8 bin bags in just two hours.

They cleared litter from Castle Street, The Pulse, Sainsbury's, The Knapp and Rednock Drive. Cllr Hayes will be arranging another volunteer event very soon.

For those of you who want to contribute to cleaning up the town of litter, please contact the Town... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:16 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Litter Picking

Dursley Town Council's Response to the Closure of Lloyds Bank

Dursley Town Council's Response to the Closure of Lloyds Bank

Dursley Town Council are extremely disappointed with the news that the Dursley branch of Lloyds Bank is to close in July 2020. This has come as a surprise as there appears to have been no consultation with local organisations, businesses and customers of the branch.

Dursley Town Council have requested that Lloyds Bank reconsider the decision following a proper consultation exercise.

In the event of the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 11:54 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Lloyds Bank Closure

Leslie D Gale 2020 Nominations NOW OPEN

Leslie D Gale 2020 Nominations NOW OPEN

The Nominations for the 2020 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 28th April 2020 are now OPEN.

The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:43 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Leslie D Gale Awards

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