The Town Council are pleased to announce that our former PCSO Josh Griffiths has been awarded a High Sheriff Award for his excellent efforts while based within the Dursley Neighbourhood Police team.
The role of High Sheriff has evolved over time, but is rooted almost 1,000 years ago in Saxon times. The modern High Sheriff actively lends support to crime prevention agencies, the emergency services and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:12 by John Kay
The Town Council would like to thank all the local residents who cleared snow, spread salt to help make paths and roads more accessible in the recent period of snow and ice.
It was great to see the community get together with offers of help to look after vulnerable people and offering uses of 4x4 vehicles.
The majority of people heeded the advice not to travel unless it was essential and this greatly... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:59 by John Kay
It looks like Dursley will be impacted by the winter weather on Thursday and Friday which is currently affecting other areas of the Country.
Don't be put off clearing paths because you're afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Don't believe the myths - it's unlikely you'll be sued or held legally responsible for any injuries... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:33 by John Kay
The Town Council website www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk has a Community Directory for Businesses and Clubs located in the Dursley Area and a local events "What's On" diary.
Contact Name, Address, Email,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:37 by John Kay
The 2018 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.
The final result were:
1st: Steph Hill (Henlow Court)
2nd = Andy Markham (Old Spot), Rebekah Storey-Young (Henlow Court) & Roger Cowley (Dursley Lions)
The children's race was won by Jay Randall-Smith who proved Superman could run faster than a Lion.
A trophy donated by Dursley Business... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:43 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy in a bid to reduce dog fouling in key problem areas in Dursley.
The campaign sets its sights on irresponsible dog owners, with recent research showing that dog walkers are more responsible and pick up after their dogs, when they think that they are being watched.
Last year Keep Britain Tidy conducted a campaign pilot,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:57 by John Kay
Today (6th February) is the launch day for the new "Welcome to Dursley" tourist information brochure, which has been produced by the Dursley Business Inclusive group (DBI) with the support of Dursley Town Council.
The brochure main feature is an easy to read map of the town, highlighting key buildings, facilities and businesses within the town.
The brochure includes information on places of interest,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:04 by John Kay
The Nominations for the 2018 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 22nd May 2018 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 community... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:33 by John Kay
The Vibe Youth Centre celebrates its third anniversary today (30th January) and has been successfully hosting a wide variety of youth sessions over this three-year period.
In September 2015, the Town Council appointed The Door Youth Project to facilitate four weekly youth sessions in The Vibe. The sessions are currently held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon/evenings and regularly attract... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:13 by John Kay