The Council will be undertaking routine maintenance and repair work to the safety surfaces within the play park areas at the War Memorial Recreation Ground and at Highfields Play Area. The work is expected to take place during Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February 2023.
Please be aware that the areas may be closed off to allow the work to take place. We will keep closure times to a minimum and apologise... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 15:00 by Leah Wellings
Kingshill Play Park upgrade work to start on 16th January 2023 & more play area investment on the way!
The playground contractor HAGS will be arriving at Kingshill Play Park on 16th January to replace the wooden climbing frame and toddler unit.
The work was agreed at our October 2022 Green Spaces Committee meeting. Unfortunately, the wooden play equipment items have reached the end of their life and need to be removed.
In their place HAGS will install a new 'Angel Cascade' climbing unit and 'Ganymede'... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 16:00 by Leah Wellings
Scam email alert
It has come to our attention that emails have been sent out in the name of Councillor Symon Ackroyd, our Town Mayor, requesting the recipient to purchase gift cards and email details of the cards to Cllr Ackroyd.
Please be aware that these emails are a scam and are NOT from Cllr Ackroyd.
Please do not respond to these emails or any similar ones received in the name of town councillors.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 16:35 by Ann Lyon
Local Arrangements on Sunday 18th and Monday 19th September to mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Sunday 18th September 2022
Vigil Service at St James the Great Church, Dursley
A Vigil Service will be held at St James the Great Church, Dursley, on Sunday 18th September at 6:30pm.
National One Minute's Silence
A minute's silence will take place at 8pm, providing an opportunity for a shared moment of national reflection, ahead of the funeral at Westminster Abbey at 11am on Monday 19 September. The Mayor,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 10:35 by Ann Lyon
On Sunday 11th September 2022, Residents of Dursley Gathered by the Market Place to Hear the Local Proclamation of His Majesty King Charles III
Thank you to everyone who joined the Town Mayor at the Market Place for the reading of the Proclamation of King Charles III on Sunday 11th September.
A large crowd of all ages gathered to be part of this historic event. Following the reading of the proclamation, the crowd sang the national anthem together and gave three cheers for His Majesty the King.
The Town Mayor was joined by the Deputy Town Mayor,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 14:30 by Leah Wellings
To mark the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth the Second, a ceremony will be held by the Town Hall in the Market Place, Parsonage Street, Dursley, at 5pm on Sunday 11th September 2022.
The Mayor, Councillor Symon Ackroyd, will read a proclamation to the people of Dursley marking the beginning of our new King Charles III's reign.
The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a centuries old tradition.... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 11:05 by Leah Wellings
On behalf of Dursley Town Council and of the residents of Dursley, I would like to express the heart felt sadness at hearing the news that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II had passed away today - Thursday 08 September 2022.
Her Majesty the Queen committed her whole life to public duty, her hard work and devotion to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth was both remarkable and inspirational.
I send our... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 21:25 by Leah Wellings
The Government has announced a National Lockdown.
You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives.
You should follow the Government's new guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new rules.
Dursley Town Council has closed the tennis courts and outdoor gym equipment on the War Memorial Recreation Ground in... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 13:00 by Leah Wellings