Tags: Communication

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire's Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Ranger activities take place outdoors in all weather and are open access. This means there is no registration, children are free to come and go as they please.

The last Dursley session takes place on Thursday 15th August at Highfields Play Area.

Under 7's are welcome and should be accompanied by a parent or carer.

All Sessions: 10am to 4pm.

For... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:35 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Communication, Play Rangers

Three New Dursley Town Councillors

Three New Dursley Town Councillors

At the meeting of Dursley Town Council on Tuesday 6th August, three new residents were co-opted onto Council filling all the vacant Town Councillor positions.

Local residents, Kate Reynolds, Joanne Smee and Denver Thirwell were unanimously voted onto Council by the existing Town Councillors.

Mayor Neil Grecian welcomed the new Councillors and said "it is great to have three new volunteers and bring the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:09 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, New Councillors

Grant Funding 2019/20: NOW OPEN

Grant Funding 2019/20: NOW OPEN

Grant Funding 2019/20

Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations who specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations who operate in the town.

Applications for small and revenue grants are now OPEN, they must be received by the Town Council on or before Friday 30th August... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Dursley Town Council was recently contacted by a local resident who had raised money from the local community to commemorate a local celebrity "Roundabout Cat" aka Ginger who sadly had died a few weeks ago.

Ginger was regularly seen crossing the roundabout at the Bull Pitch/Woodmancote junction.

When asked if the Town Council would agree to a memorial plaque on the nearby bench, the Chair of Town Improvements,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Free Summer Play Days in Coaley, Dursley, Leonard Stanley and Uley.

Play Ranger activities take place outdoors in all weather and are open access. This means there is no registration, children are free to come and go as they please.

Under 7's are welcome and should be accompanied by a parent or carer.

All Sessions: 10am to 4pm.

Dursley Sessions - Thursday 1st August at the War Memorial Recreation Ground... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:46 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Play Gloucestershire

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

As part of this year's Summer Festival on Saturday 13th July; the Town Council's office "Jacob's House" will be open to the public from 10am.

Both Councillors and Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about Dursley Town Council.

Visitors will be able to submit their suggestions on how they "would improve Dursley" and it will be an opportunity for any interested person to find out about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Summer Festival 2019

Dursley In Bloom: Judging Day 2019

Dursley In Bloom: Judging Day 2019

The Heart of England In Bloom judges will visit Dursley tomorrow (10th July 2019) and will be greeted by Penny Hyde, Chair of Dursley In Bloom and Mayor Neil Grecian.

The judges will have a short tour of Dursley town centre, including the Heritage Centre, the Broadwell, Henlow Court, Highfields School, the Town Green (Long Street), Chantry Centre and the Tabernacle Church. The visit will be concluded... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:23 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Official Opening of Long Street Car Park

Official Opening of Long Street Car Park

Mayor Neil Grecian officially opening the new Long Street Car Park on 2nd July 2019.

The 46 space car park is a new free long stay facility located on the old Reliance House site in Long Street, Dursley. The car park includes disabled bays, motorcycle bays and a cycle stand.

The car park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week which will benefit visitors, walkers, business owners, traders, employees and local... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 11:34 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Street Car Park

Litter Picking & Weeding - Thank you.

Litter Picking & Weeding  - Thank you.

Dursley Town Council would like to thank the local residents who volunteered to give up their time on Sunday 30th June.

The volunteers filled an incredible 52 bin-bags of litter and weeds in just two hours at various locations throughout the town centre. This Community Action was organised by Dursley In Bloom in preparation for the annual "In Bloom" judging. The Heart of England judges will visit Dursley... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 12:28 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Long Street Car Park: Now Open

Long Street Car Park: Now Open

Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that the new Long Stay car park at Long Street is now open for the public to use.

This new car park will be free to use and is considered a long stay facility with a maximum waiting time of 23 hours in a 24-hour period. This is a similar restriction to the other long stay car park in the town. The enforcement will be controlled by an automatic number plate... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:52 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council