Author: John Kay
The Dursley Town shops, businesses and traders are taking part in a campaign to support local independent businesses.
The JUST A CARD campaign aims to encourage people to buy from Designer/Makers and Independent Galleries and Shops by reinforcing the message that all purchases, however small, even 'just a card' are so vital to the prosperity and survival of small businesses.
The campaign came about when... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:18 by John Kay
DURSLEY TOWN COUNCIL
NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Highfields Ward of the Town Council of Dursley following the resignation on 4th June 2019 of Councillor Tom Arnold.
Rule 5(6) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The casual... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:49 by John Kay
Dursley was visited today by 10 Pedersen Bike enthusiasts who are coming to the end of a 8 day bike trip which stated in Harwich, South-East England. Over the last week the group of German and Dutch nationals have travelled over 200 miles to visit Dursley.
They were greeted by the Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian with coffee and cakes served in the Town Hall. This afternoon they are visiting the Heritage Centre... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:15 by John Kay
This afternoon our Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mandy Woodward presented Leslie D Gale "Unsung Hero" awards to Doris Holbrook and Gwyneth Peglar.
Doris and Gwen have been nominated for running the Friendship Club which meets each month in the Parish Centre over the last 17 years. They provide entertainment, a hot drink, chat and most importantly friendship for those who attend.
Coach trips and meals out are regularly... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:14 by John Kay
Sadly and not for the first time this summer the planters in the town centre have been targeted by mindless vandals.
The planters are sponsored by a number of organisations with the plants supplied by volunteers and the Dursley in Bloom group who put in so much effort for our town to look its best throughout the year.
Sunday's incident saw five individuals tip one of the large "chest" style planters... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:08 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council are asking local residents for one suggestion on "How they would improve the town?"
The Residents Suggestion will be launched at the 2019 Dursley Annual Assembly on the 21st May 2019. All attendees to the Annual Assembly will be provided with a suggestion slip and invited to submit their idea into our suggestion box.
Suggestions can be anonymous, but residents can supply their contact... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 13:35 by John Kay
The recipients of the 2019 Leslie D Gale awards were announced by the Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian at the Dursley Annual Assembly.
The Leslie D Gale Award for service to the community, first awarded in 1994, was presented to Mike Doughty and David Durden.
Mike was presented the award for many year of volunteering with a range of groups in the town, including the Town Trust, Dursley Welcomes Walkers, Vale... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:31 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to thank all of the local residents who attended last nights Annual Assembly with over 60 people in attendance. This was a greater attendance than recent years and apologies for those who had to stand during the meeting.
The Mayor opened the meeting, welcoming those who were in attendance and providing a report on the previous year activities and achievements by the Town... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:19 by John Kay
The Annual Assembly is a "meeting of the town" which is facilitated by the Town Council. This year's guest speaker is Mr Robin Smith, Technical Director for St Modwen Homes.
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, 01 May 2019 14:23 by John Kay
The Town Council would like to thank the Dursley Lion and Lioness volunteers who collected 10 bags of litter on Wednesday 23rd April.
The volunteers cleared litter from Long Street, Water Street, Lister Drive, Highfields Play Area, Cam Pitch and Fairmead.
The Town Council have a small supply of litter pickers and bags should there be any other volunteers who would like to keep our town clean and tidy.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:37 by John Kay