Tags: Council

Road Closure: Long Street, Dursley

Road Closure: Long Street, Dursley

The Town Council has been informed that a 200m section of Long Street will be closed to through traffic between Monday 7th and Wednesday 9th January 2019.

This is to allow for resurfacing the new road layout between the new (Victoria Street) junction and the entrance to the Littlecombe housing estate.

Pedestrian and emergency access will be maintained.

Should you have any further queries regarding this... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Whats On Community Event Diary

Whats On Community Event Diary

Please send details of your upcoming 2019 events to be advertised on the "What's On" community event diary located on the Town Council website.

To see what is programmed for the next few months in the Dursley area, including the annual Pancake Day Race event on Tuesday 5th March visit the What's On Diary.

Details of the event including a poster (jpg or png)should be sent to clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Whats On Event Diary

Mayor's Christmas Message 2018

Mayor's Christmas Message 2018

On behalf of the Town Council, I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

It has once again been an honour to serve you as Town Mayor during 2018. We have achieved a great deal over the last 12 months by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

The new long stay car park in Long Street is the biggest ever project undertaken by the Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Mayor's Xmas Message

Office Closure: 21st Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019

Office Closure: 21st Dec 2018 to 2nd Jan 2019

The office will close at 12pm on Friday 21st December and reopen to the public at 10am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

In the event of an emergency the Councillors contact details are available on the Town Council's website.

The Councillors and Staff at the Town Council would like to wish all residents, businesses and visitors to Dursley a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Festive Window Display 2018

Festive Window Display 2018

At Friday's successful Festive Dursley event, the Mayor Neil Grecian presented the awards to the winners of the 2018 Festive Window Display.

The entries were judged by the Mayor, Cllr Tom Arnold (Festive Dursley), Kathleen Hanbury (The Door Youth Project) and some members of the Vibe Youth Sessions.

Mayor Grecian said "it is getting more difficult to judge this event each year, with more entries and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:30 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

Long Stay Car Park Update (November 2018)

Long Stay Car Park Update (November 2018)

Dursley Town Council can now confirm that our Civil Engineering contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd will commence work on the car park construction on the week commencing Monday 26th November 2018.

The scheme had been delayed due to the requirement for a planning amendment permission and a legal agreement for a new retaining wall which had not been part of the original design. These permissions... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:29 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Stay Car Park

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) Approved

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) Approved

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that following the referendum held on Thursday 15th November the Future Dursley - Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) was approved.

The turnout for the election was 31.7% with 85.5% voting for the plan to be approved. The Future Dursley NDP will now be used to determine planning applications in the local Dursley area.

Dursley prepared the Neighbourhood Development... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:35 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) - Referendum

Future Dursley (Neighbourhood Development Plan) - Referendum

Today (Thursday 15th November) is polling day for the referendum on "Future Dursley" our proposed Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP).

All Dursley residents who are registered on the electoral register are eligible to vote and the Town Council would urge that you do so.

The NDP will require a positive response from over 50% of those who cast their vote to become an official document in the planning... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:25 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Future Dursley, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum 2018

New Town Councillor: Tom Arnold

New Town Councillor: Tom Arnold

At November's meeting of Council the Councillors co-opted local resident Tom Arnold to fill the vacant Councillor position for the Highfields Ward.

Since moving to Dursley, Cllr Arnold has been an active member of the Festive Dursley committee, including organising the street party to celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry & Megan Markle.

Tom said "I'd like to increase my contribution to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:49 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, New Councillor

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Highfields Ward following the resignation of Cllr Wayne Paice.

This vacancy can now be filled by co-opting a member of the public to the Council. Any interested persons are invited to write to the Town Clerk to confirm their eligibility and why they would like to join the Council.

Full details of who is eligible to apply are available on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 13:15 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Vacancy