Dursley Town Council would like to share the following message on bonfires from Stroud District Council.
Bonfire smoke may cause particular problems for people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and heart conditions. We all now know that Covid-19 is a respiratory disease. During the pandemic, more people than normal are at home, working, caring for their family and/or self-isolating.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 09:42 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to remind all visitors to the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields Play Area and Kingshill Play Area that the play and gym equipment should not be used under any circumstance at the current time.
This is part of the government's guidance on green space areas and to reduce the risk of catching the Covid-19 virus.
Signage has been placed at each location but we are... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:04 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council and our car park management company, District Enforcement Ltd have agreed to temporarily waive the 23 hour time limit in the Long Street Car Park.
This temporary removal of the maximum waiting time follows requests from local residents who were leaving their homes to move their vehicles contravening the government guidance to stay at home.
This decision will be reviewed as government... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:19 by John Kay
The Festive Dursley Community Group is hosting an open meeting at 7pm on Wednesday 18th March 2020 at Dursley Community Centre.
This will be a chance to celebrate achievements, find out about 2020 events, volunteer to get involved and plan for the future.
THIS EVENT IS NOW POSTPONED
Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 09:06 by Anita Gambie
Dursley Town Council is calling on residents, passionate about their community to stand in the local elections in 2020. The election will take place on the 7th May 2020.
What do councillors do?
Councillors are the champions of their community and give residents a voice on the decisions the council makes. Becoming a councillor will allow you to make a real difference in your community by engaging with... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 14:11 by John Kay
Councillor Peter Hayes led a small group of volunteer litter pickers on Tuesday 4th February. Incredibly they filled 8 bin bags in just two hours.
They cleared litter from Castle Street, The Pulse, Sainsbury's, The Knapp and Rednock Drive. Cllr Hayes will be arranging another volunteer event very soon.
For those of you who want to contribute to cleaning up the town of litter, please contact the Town... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:16 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council are extremely disappointed with the news that the Dursley branch of Lloyds Bank is to close in July 2020. This has come as a surprise as there appears to have been no consultation with local organisations, businesses and customers of the branch.
Dursley Town Council have requested that Lloyds Bank reconsider the decision following a proper consultation exercise.
In the event of the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 11:54 by John Kay
The Nominations for the 2020 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 28th April 2020 are now OPEN.
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, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:43 by John Kay
At our Council meeting on Tuesday 21st January 2020, the Councillors approved our response to the latest consultation of the Local Plan review by Stroud District Council.
The Local Plan identifies the housing, employment, retail and community development that is required to meet local needs up until 2031.
Dursley Town Council have produced a comprehensive response looking at many aspects of the plan... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:30 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year and will continue to invest in a range of projects to benefit Dursley.
The Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed to a very modest rise in our share of the Council Tax for the following year to allow for inflation and staffing costs".
The Councillors have agreed to a rise of £4.05 per year which equates to 8p per week... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 11:38 by John Kay