Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

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On Sunday 11th September 2022, Residents of Dursley Gathered by the Market Place to Hear the Local Proclamation of His Majesty King Charles III

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

Tags: Communications, Council, Proclamation, The Queen

Proclamation to the people of Dursley – 5pm, Sunday 11th September 2022

Proclamation to the people of Dursley – 5pm, Sunday 11th September 2022

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

Tags: Queen, communications, community, council

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has sadly passed away

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has sadly passed away

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

Tags: Communications, Council, Mayor

Dursley Matters Newsletter Summer Edition July 2022

Dursley Matters Newsletter Summer Edition July 2022

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

This summer edition highlights the recent 'Picnic in the Park' event to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and the Summer Festival, both enjoyed by many local residents and visitors alike.

In addition, there is news of upcoming local events, information from the Leslie D Gale... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

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