Dursley Town Council and our car park management company, District Enforcement Ltd have agreed to reinstate the 23 hour time limit in the Long Street Car Park from Saturday 1st August 2020.
This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time allowed local residents to park their vehicles for longer periods during the lockdown.
This decision has been taken as lockdown restrictions have been relaxed, more... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:37 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council are supporting a new campaign by Stroud District Council by getting behind shops and businesses with its Shop Local campaign, as lockdown eases.
The Shop Local campaign is simple - we want shoppers to be able to shop and eat safely, and businesses to trade profitably and safely, to help restart the local economy.
The council is calling on shoppers to tag their favourite stores and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 13:19 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council will re-open the playgrounds and gym equipment at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields and Kingshill from 4th July in line with the governments recent announcement.
It is impossible to fully negate all risks of contracting the Covid-19 virus (or other infection) at a place like a playground, which can be frequented by large numbers of people, who may have differing views... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:53 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today and those who have plans in place to re-open over the next few weeks.
The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have not been able to trade since March.
We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise all those visiting... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:36 by John Kay
The Annual Reports for Dursley Town Council, Councillors (GCC & SDC) and Community Groups are normally released at the town's Annual Assembly meeting in May.
Due to the current social distancing restrictions this year's Annual Assembly will not be held. However the annual report's are now available to view online.
Paper copies of the reports will be available in Dursley library and Jacob's House... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 10:27 by John Kay
Following the Government's announcement on 10th May 2020, the tennis courts on the War Memorial Recreation Ground have reopened for public use today (Wed 13th May).
Due to the closure of The Pulse Leisure Centre the courts will remain unlocked and no key/deposit is required. This will be reviewed if there are any instances of anti-social behaviour on the courts.
Players must adhere to the government... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 09:20 by John Kay
There are two vacancies on Council due the recent resignations of Cllrs Reynolds and Thirlwell.
The vacancies are for the Central and Highfields wards of the Council.
If you are interested in filling one of the vacant positions please contact the Town Clerk or any current Councillor to find out more about this important community role.
Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 14:48 by John Kay
The Royal British Legion has announced a programme of activities to mark the 75th Anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8th May 2020.
No longer able to attend the planned VE Day 75 events, the Royal British Legion is calling on the nation to get involved from the safety of their homes in a programme of events to pay tribute to the entire Second World War generation from British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 09:10 by John Kay
Last night (21st April) saw Dursley Town Council host their first ever "online" meeting.
Following the government's lockdown restrictions to combat the Covid-19 pandemic it was not possible for Town Council to host a public meeting. This resulted in the cancellation of the scheduled meetings in April until last night's Planning Committee meeting.
Legislation approved by Parliament now permits Town/Parish... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 09:29 by John Kay
Following yesterday's extension to the lockdown period for a further three weeks, the single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to remain staying at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.
The restrictions in place remain:
1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:59 by John Kay