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

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

Doorstep Selling in Dursley

Doorstep Selling in Dursley

It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have been visited by a person selling educational books. The seller claims to have permission from the Dursley Town Council, this is not the case.

Dursley Town Council would not endorse any type of product in this way and we would never encourage "cold calling" on our residents.

We have contacted the seller to ensure they are... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:01 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Dursley Matters Newsletter Summer 2020 Edition

Dursley Matters Newsletter Summer 2020 Edition

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

This edition includes a special message from the Town Mayor and the latest news on the recipients of this year's Leslie D Gale awards, playground improvements, a new 'Shop Local' campaign and more.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter by email, please contact admin@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:25 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Leslie D Gale Awards 2020

Leslie D Gale Awards 2020

The recipients of this year's Leslie D Gale awards have been announced. They are Caroline Marrow, Marisa Dexter and Aaron Harris.

The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley. The award not only recognises longevity of service to the community but also impact. The recipients all received... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 08:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, LDG Award 2020

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

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

Tags: Communication, Long Street Car Park

Shop Local – support your Town Centre safely and tell us about your favourite businesses

Shop Local – support your Town Centre safely and tell us about your favourite businesses

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

Tags: Communication, Shop Local

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment Re-open on 4th July

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment Re-open on 4th July

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

Tags: Communication, Re-opening of Playgrounds