Dursley Town Council would like to thank all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors who helped make Friday's annual Christmas Light Switch On the biggest and best one yet.
Without the help of our supporters, sponsors, volunteers and entertainers it would be impossible to provide this event which was enjoyed by so many. With thanks to (in alphabetical order):
Air Cadets - 649 (Dursley) SQN ATC
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Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 14:17 by John Kay
The winners of the 2019 Festive were announced on Friday evening at the annual Festive Dursley Switch On event. The theme for this year's competition was "Winter Wonderland"
The winners were the Hummingbird Café; owner Suzi Abraham is pictured along with Carmen Bleaken and Megan Lovett in the winning window.
Daisy Belle Floral Design were second with Belle's Kitchen third. The Old Spot, Cutters... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:12 by John Kay
Three days to go until the Dursley Christmas Lights Switch on..
There will be many activities for children to do:
- Collect stickers to complete a trail map and receive a sweet treat;
- View the Winter Garden featuring snow;
- Visit Santa's Grotto;
- Enjoy a Walkabout in Ryan's Winter Garden;
- Have your photo taken in Santa's Sleigh;
- See the Lights being switched on and enjoy a short firework display;... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:58 by Anita Gambie
Only four days to go! ...
It all starts at 4:30pm and this is the entertainment lined up for the night:
4:30pm Join Terry Pascoe, your MC for the evening at the Market Place
4:45pm -5:45pm The Disclaimers perform at the Market Place
4:30pm - 5:00pm Wotton Silver Band perform (near Iceland)
5:15pm - 5:45pm Tom Foolery performs his magic tricks for you outside Petshop/Meccanica Bike Shop
6pm Countdown and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:48 by Anita Gambie
This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019.
ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NIGHT
The Festivities and Entertainment will start from 4:30pm onwards and will include:
A Winter Wonderland Theme
- Stalls and Late Night Shopping
- A Switch-on countdown at the town's real Christmas tree at 6pm with fireworks
- Children's Entertainment, santa's grotto,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:27 by Anita Gambie
Do you want to make a difference in your community?
Are you concerned about what happens in your local area?
Do you feel you could represent the views of your neighbourhood?
If you answered 'yes' have you ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?
Dursley Town Council has a Councillor Vacancy following the recent resignation of Councillor Suzi Abraham.
If you would like to find out more about the rewarding... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:49 by John Kay
In addition to the normal Remembrance Sunday parade in the town centre on Sunday 10th November 2019 (schedule listed below) the Town Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian will be laying a wreath at the World War 2 memorial.
The World War 2 memorial is located at the pavilion on the War Memorial Recreation Ground. The wreath will be laid by the Mayor at 11am on Monday 11th November 2019.
Schedule (Sunday 10th November)... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 15:28 by John Kay
The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter is available to download from the Town Council's website.
This edition includes the latest news on our new Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, new Town Councillors, fly tipping in the town, the forthcoming Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on event on 29th November and more.
If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 17:00 by Leah Wellings
We are pleased to announce that the installation of a Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground is complete. The court was officially opened by the Mayor on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.
The facility is free to use and will be run on a turn up and play basis. If required, players can borrow Boules from 'The Pulse' in return for a refundable deposit.
The court was installed with the help of a... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:05 by John Kay
In September, our CCTV cameras captured clear images of a fly tipper dumping waste in the War Memorial Recreation Ground.
Working with Stroud District Council, the offender was successfully identified and issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice for £150, which was subsequently paid.
Councillor Alex Stennett, Chair of the Council Green Spaces Committee, said "fly tipping is an unnecessary and unpleasant... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:33 by John Kay