Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

Author: Leah Wellings

Office Closure - Easter Bank Holiday

Office Closure - Easter Bank Holiday

Please note the Town Council office will be closed to the public for the Easter Holiday on Friday 19th April and Monday 22nd April.

Please note this will include vehicular access to Kingshill 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... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Council

Replacement Swing

Replacement Swing

On Thursday 14th March, Playdale contractors will start work on site to replace the children's swing at Kingshill Play Park. The existing wooden framed swing has reached the end of its life and will be replaced with a new stainless steel one.

Although the work is only expected to take a couple of days, the item will be fenced off and out of use for a few weeks to allow the new surface to settle.

More... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 11:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication Kingshill Play Park

Dursley Town Council is Appealing for Witnesses

Dursley Town Council is Appealing for Witnesses

Unfortunately, the children's Zip Wire at Highfields Play Area has had to be taken out of use again, for the second time in the last month.

The new seat, which cost the Council over £300 to replace, was installed for less than a week before being chewed by a dog. It has had to be removed until further notice.

The first seat was removed because of similar damage. From local reports, it appears that... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 13:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Highfields Play Area, Dursley Matters

Dursley Matters Winter Edition

Dursley Matters Winter Edition

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

This edition includes an update on our 2019/20 budget, the latest news on our car park project, the Local Plan consultation and Festive Dursley.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter by email, please contact admin@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 15:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Zip Wire Damaged

Zip Wire Damaged

The Town Council is asking for all residents and visitors to respect our green spaces in the town.

Unfortunately, we have had to remove the seat on the children's Zip Wire at Highfields Play Area until a replacement can be installed.

The seat and attachments appear to have been chewed by a dog.

Our staff regularly inspect Council owned play spaces and unfortunately routinely see acts of vandalism ranging... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 15:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Highfields Play Area

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Annual Meeting - 12th December 2018, 7pm at Cattle Country

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network Annual Meeting - 12th December 2018, 7pm at Cattle Country

The Cotswold Edge & Severn Vale Tourism Network's Annual Meeting this year will focus on how the area can access the millions of potential customers across the UK and continental Europe.

The meeting will be hosted by Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park in 'The Barn at Berkeley' on Wednesday 12th December 2018 at 7pm. With mince pies and refreshments on offer.

It's not too late to book a place.

The... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Tourism, Communication, Town Improvements

New CCTV System

New CCTV System

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that a new CCTV system is now up and running in the town centre to help combat crime and anti-social behaviour.

The new system, commissioned by the Town Council, provides quality, high definition images and is in addition to the existing Stroud CCTV system that has been operating in the town for many years.

The position of the 12 new cameras has been agreed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: CCTV, Policy, Council

Dursley Town Council 'Open House' Event

Dursley Town Council 'Open House' Event

Dursley Town Council will be opening up its office, Jacob's House, to the public on Saturday 14th July for the morning. Everyone is welcome and can drop in anytime between 9am and 1pm.

It's a great opportunity for people to come along and find out more about the Council, the work we do here in the office and our plans for the future, including the new car park in Long Street. It's also an opportunity... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Council, Town Festival, Festive Dursley

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

Remembrance Day Parade 2017 & Road Closures

Remembrance Day Parade 2017 & Road Closures

The Remembrance Day Parade will be held on Sunday 12th November 2017 in Dursley. The parade starts at 2:30pm, muster at the Bus Station, May Lane at 2:15pm. This will be followed by a Church Service and act of remembrance at the War Memorial gates at St James The Great Church, Dursley.

Traffic will be managed during the parade, expect delays.

The following road closures will be in place.

Top of Long Street,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Events, Remembrance