Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

Tags: Council

Dursley Matters Newsletter: Spring Edition April 2022

Dursley Matters Newsletter: Spring Edition April 2022

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

This edition is packed with news related to the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration activities in Dursley.

In addition, it contains details relating to the forthcoming Dursley Annual Assembly, which takes place on 26th April 2022, 7pm at Kingshill House.

If you would like to receive... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 13:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

The Dursley Annual Assembly - 26th April 7pm, Kingshill House

The Dursley Annual Assembly - 26th April 7pm, Kingshill House

All residents of Dursley are invited to attend The Dursley Annual Assembly on 26th April 2022 at 7pm.

This year the event will take place at Kingshill House, Dursley's very own vibrant arts and crafts venue located at Kingshill Lane, GL11 4BZ.

Come along and raise issues that matter to Dursley.
Find out more about Digital Dursley with guest speaker Ian Proctor from Digital Edge.
Information on the new... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 10 Apr 2022 11:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Annual Assembly, Council, Meetings

Summer Public Holiday

Summer Public Holiday

The Town Council office will be closed on Monday 30th August for the annual summer public holiday.

We will reopen to the public at 10am on Tuesday.

I do hope you are all able to enjoy the long weekend.

Posted: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 09:41 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Office Hours

Dursley Town Council: Office Opening

Dursley Town Council: Office Opening

The Jacob's House office of Dursley Town Council on Castle Street remains open to the public between 10am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. Due to the size of the office and facilities the office staff are continuing to work from both home and the office.

The Town Council have agreed that social distancing and limits of the number of visitors in the office will remain in place over the summer months due to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 09:23 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Grant Funding 2021/22

Grant Funding 2021/22

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

Applications for small and revenue grants are now open and need to be received by the end of August.

Urgent Grant Applications can be sent to the Town... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 10:31 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grants

Welcome to Cllr Anja Rowston

Welcome to Cllr Anja Rowston

Dursley Town Council welcomed our newest Councillor at our June meeting of Council.

Following the May election there was one vacancy on the Council which has been filled by Anja Rowston who was co-opted by the Council.

Cllr Rowston who has lived in Dursley and Cam all her life said "I'm really pleased to have joined Dursley Town Council, I've found an untapped passion for service to my local area and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 08:53 by John Kay

Tags: Council, New Councillor

Election of New Mayor: Cllr Symon Ackroyd

Election of New Mayor: Cllr Symon Ackroyd

At last night's "socially distant" annual meeting of the Town Council meeting, Cllr Symon Ackroyd was unanimously voted as the Town Mayor for the civic year 2021/22.

This was the first "face to face" meeting of the Town Council since March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cllr Ackroyd becomes the 13th Mayor of Dursley, succeeding Cllr Neil Grecian who stepped down from the role after 5 years. Cllr... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 May 2021 11:31 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Mayor 2021/22

Annual Reports 2020/21

Annual Reports 2020/21

Dursley Town Council have published the Annual Town Council report and the Councillor and Community Group Report for 2020/21.

The Annual Town Council report includes an overview from the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian, updates from the committees, projects and the Council's finances.

The Councillor and Community Group Report includes reports from County and District Councillors and a number of community... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 11:00 by John Kay

Tags: Annual Report 2020/21, community groups, council

Leslie D Gale Awards 2021

Leslie D Gale Awards 2021

At last night's online Annual Assembly meeting the 2021 recipients of the Leslie D Gale Awards were announced by Mayor Neil Grecian.

Charlotte Tuckwell
Charlotte is one of the youngest recipients of a LDG Award and is receiving the award in recognition of her helping and supporting her family through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Sarah Lancaster
Sarah is receiving this award for her services to Dursley by coordinating... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:27 by John Kay

Tags: Leslie D Gale Award, communication, council

Dursley Town Council: Statement on Recent Event

Dursley Town Council: Statement on Recent Event

Dursley Town Council are shocked and saddened by the recent event where a young person lost their life. The Councillors and staff extend their sincere condolences to the victim's family and friends.

We would ask that any comments, particularly on social media, are respectful to the families involved in this tragic incident and that all residents help support our local young people, in what will be an... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 11:41 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Statement, The Door Youth Project