Author: Leah Wellings

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

Dursley Matters: Autumn Edition 2017

Dursley Matters: Autumn Edition 2017

The autumn edition of the town's newsletter 'Dursley Matters' is now available to download from the Town Council's website.

Inside this edition you can read the latest on our car park plans, Dursley in Bloom success and recent improvements to Highfields Play Area.

There is also information on our grant awards for 2017 and Festive Dursley plans for the 24th November Christmas Lights Switch-on event.

Copies... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters, Newsletter, Council

A4135 Bull Pitch, Dursley - Road Closure 2nd-3rd September from 0730-1730 daily

A4135 Bull Pitch, Dursley - Road Closure 2nd-3rd September from 0730-1730 daily

Dursley Town Council have been notified by Gloucestershire County Council and Amey that the A4135 Bull Pitch will be closed for carriageway resurfacing from the 2nd to the 3rd September, 0730 to 1730 daily.

The notification states that Amey will not be able to guarantee access for vehicles in or out of the work area (solid red line on map shown) except in emergencies. If you normally drive into or out... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Road Closure, Amey

Presentation for PCSO Joshua Griffiths

Presentation for PCSO Joshua Griffiths

On Monday 14th August the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Suzi Abraham, presented PCSO Joshua Griffiths with an award on behalf of the Town Council in recognition of his hard work and excellent service to the community of Dursley.

After nine and a half years with Dursley Police, he will be moving to continue his career in the Forest of Dean later this month.

The leaving event was held at Dursley Methodist Church... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Community Speedwatch, Community Safety