Tags: Communication

Covid-19: Office Closed to the Public

Covid-19: Office Closed to the Public

Dursley Town Council have taken the decision to close the office to the public for the remaining duration of the current lockdown.

This decision has been taken in response to the high Covid-19 infection rate in the Dursley area and to protect both staff and visitors to our Jacob's House office.

The staff can still be contacted by telephoning 01453 547758 during normal working hours and by emailing clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 11:07 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment (UPDATE)

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment (UPDATE)

Dursley Town Council have received further guidance from government on the the access to play and leisure facilities during the lockdown and have taken the decision to close the play areas with immediate effect.

This includes all play equipment located at the War Memorial Recreation Ground (WMRG), Highfields Play Area and Kingshill Play Area.

The use of the tennis courts and gym equipment at the WMRG... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:47 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

The Wonder Wander - Nativity Drawing Competition

The Wonder Wander - Nativity Drawing Competition

Cam and Dursley needs you! Help us by drawing one of the characters from The Nativity! Winning entries will be printed life size and form The Wonder Wander trail during Advent. Quick! Down load an entry form belwo or pick one up from Cam, Dursley and Uley Post Office or Dursley Town Council office. Return to the post offices or Dursley Town Council office by Monday 9th November. FREE for all ages 0-100... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 14:44 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

New National Restrictions from 5 November - Stay at Home

New National Restrictions from 5 November - Stay at Home

COVID-19 case numbers are rising rapidly across the whole of the UK and in other countries. The Government have said we must act now to control the spread of the virus. The single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to stay at home, to protect the NHS and save lives.

This means you must not leave or be outside of your home except for specific purposes (from 5th November).... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 08:08 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Dog Thefts

Dog Thefts

Dog thefts across the county are on the increase. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on the price of puppies; with many people feeling it's a good time to buy or adopt a new puppy and subsequently the average price of a pedigree pup has rocketed to around £3k.

To help prtoect your dog:

• Keep an ID tag on your dog at all times (your surname, mobile number and address only)
• Secure... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 09:07 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dog Thefts

Improvements to Garden of Rest (Remembrance) Areas at Kingshill Cemetery

Improvements to Garden of Rest (Remembrance) Areas at Kingshill Cemetery

Landscape improvement works will start in late November on the existing garden of rest areas (also known as the Garden of Remembrance) in Kingshill Cemetery. It is anticipated that this work will take approximately one week to complete and access to these areas will be restricted during this time. The attached drawing provides an illustration of the enhancements which will take place.

These areas, located... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:18 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Cemetery, Communication, Community Facility, Council

Covid 19 - A Six Point Plan

Covid 19 - A Six Point Plan

Gloucestershire County Council six-step action plan is now in place across the county, as local action continues to slow the spread of Covid-19. The measures will support the Government's new three-tier system, announced last week.

Whilst, thankfully, cases of Covid remain lower than many other parts of the country - they are rising. The six steps for Gloucestershire will focus on protecting our most... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Refurbished bus shelter on Uley Road looks as good as new!

Refurbished bus shelter on Uley Road looks as good as new!

Dursley Town Council has been working in partnership with the Integrated Transport Unit at Gloucestershire County Council to fund the refurbishment of a bus shelter on the Uley Road in town. Additionally, a seat has been installed and the hard standing in front of the bus shelter has been resurfaced. Prior to the revamp the shelter looked neglected and the transparent panels had become opaque with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 11:38 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Gloucestershire County Council, l

Town Councillors - An Update

Town Councillors - An Update

Dursley Town Council have two new Town Councillors and said goodbye to one of our existing Councillors.

Councillor Jan Burdge has resigned from Council following the decision to move to Somerset. Jan, who was in her second spell as Town Councillor will be missed by her fellow Councillors and staff, but we all wish her well in her upcoming move.

The Town Council have co-opted two new persons to Council.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 11:45 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council Vacancies

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

Dursley United Charity: Student Funding Opportunity

DURSLEY UNITED CHARITY

CHARITY NUMBER 248960

Students who live in the parishes of Dursley, Cam, Stinchcombe and Uley who are in need of financial assistance for Further Education or Training can apply to Dursley United Charity before 30 September 2020.

Application forms can be obtained from

Mrs A Gambie, DUC c/o Dursley Town Council, Jacob's House, Castle Street, Dursley GL11 4DF. or Email: dursleyunitedcharity@gmail.com... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:07 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication