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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dursley Summer Festival will take place on Saturday 13 July 2019 between 9:00am -2:00pm in the Town Centre.
The Festive Dursley group have been busy organising the event this year with Dursley Town Council.
Attractions include a
-Display and parade of Classic Cars
- Stalls in Parsonage Street
- Magicians and Face painters
- Music from Rednock Swing Bank
- Games on St James Church... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:04 by John Kay
The Dursley Town shops, businesses and traders are taking part in a campaign to support local independent businesses.
The JUST A CARD campaign aims to encourage people to buy from Designer/Makers and Independent Galleries and Shops by reinforcing the message that all purchases, however small, even 'just a card' are so vital to the prosperity and survival of small businesses.
The campaign came about when... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:18 by John Kay
DURSLEY TOWN COUNCIL
NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Highfields Ward of the Town Council of Dursley following the resignation on 4th June 2019 of Councillor Tom Arnold.
Rule 5(6) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.
The casual... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:49 by John Kay