Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

Tags: Communication

Thank you to Emily Brown

Thank you to Emily Brown

Throughout the summer the Town Council's ground staff have been busy painting the street furniture in the town centre. This has included the noticeboards, bollards, litter-bins, benches and the Lister engineering items with the aim to improve the appearance of the town centre.

On the noticeboards were intricate town crest signs which required an artists skill to restore them to their former glory. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 09:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Gold for Dursley in Bloom

Gold for Dursley in Bloom

It is another golden day for the volunteers of Dursley in Bloom.

At yesterday's Heart of England award ceremony in Burton-on-Trent, the Dursley in Bloom team retained their Gold accreditation in the Small Town Category.

The awards were presented to Dursley in Bloom Chair, Penny Hyde, Dursley in Bloom volunteers Judi Gardner, Sarah Stephens and the Town Clerk, John Kay.

The Town Council are proud to support... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:51 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

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 30th September 2018.

Application forms can be obtained from:

Mrs A.Gambie c/o 50, Kingshill Park, Dursley, GL11 4DF

Email: anita.gambie28@gmail.com

Clerk to the Trustees

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 11:56 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication

Press Release – Long Stay Car Park Update (August 2018)

Press Release – Long Stay Car Park Update (August 2018)

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that we have appointed our contractor who will construct and complete our car park project. Following a competitive tender process, the Council have appointed experienced Civil Engineering contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd.

Regrettably, the project is not going to be completed in October and the new car park is not going to be available for this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Stay Car Park

Grant Funding 2018/19: 10 days till deadline

Grant Funding 2018/19: 10 days till deadline

Grant Funding 2018/19

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

Applications for the 2018/19 round of funding must be received before Friday 31st August 2018.

The Grant Policy and Application... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:39 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant Funding

On the road with the Police and Crime Commissioner

On the road with the Police and Crime Commissioner

Dursley Town Council would like to highlight this important public engagement exercise and unique opportunity for all members of the local community in Dursley and Cam to chat to Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Mr Martin Surl. The mobile police unit will be located near Sainsbury's in Castle Street, Dursley on TUESDAY 31ST JULY 2018.

Members of the public will be able to meet local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:50 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Gloucestershire Police

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) - Summer 2018 Edition

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) - Summer 2018 Edition

The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter is available to download from the Town Council's website.

This edition includes an update on the demolition of Reliance House, an overview of the town Annual Assembly meeting and the LDG awards.

There is also information on the appointment of the annual visit by the "in Bloom" judges, Community Speedwatch and the Dursley Mini Hare Trail.

If you would like... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:46 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

Dursley In Bloom 2018

Dursley In Bloom 2018

The Heart of England In Bloom judges visited Dursley on the 17th July and were greeted by Penny Hyde, Chair of Dursley In Bloom. The judges, Roger Bach and Mark Wiltshire met with members of the Dursley in Bloom, Dursley Town Council and many of the volunteers and other organisations who supported this year's efforts.

The judges had a short tour of Dursley, visiting the community allotments at the Vale... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:57 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Reliance House: Demolition Completed

Reliance House: Demolition Completed

The demolition of Reliance House has been completed a week ahead of schedule by our contractor Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd.

The site will remain closed to the public until the car-park is officially opened in October 2018. We would ask people not to try to access the site during this period.

The Town Council are now reviewing the tender documents returned by potential contractors for the construction of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:49 by John Kay

Tags: Car-parking, Communication, 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, Festive Dursley, Town Festival