The recipients of the 2019 Leslie D Gale awards were announced by the Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian at the Dursley Annual Assembly.
The Leslie D Gale Award for service to the community, first awarded in 1994, was presented to Mike Doughty and David Durden.
Mike was presented the award for many year of volunteering with a range of groups in the town, including the Town Trust, Dursley Welcomes Walkers, Vale... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 11:31 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would like to thank all of the local residents who attended last nights Annual Assembly with over 60 people in attendance. This was a greater attendance than recent years and apologies for those who had to stand during the meeting.
The Mayor opened the meeting, welcoming those who were in attendance and providing a report on the previous year activities and achievements by the Town... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 10:19 by John Kay
The Annual Assembly is a "meeting of the town" which is facilitated by the Town Council. This year's guest speaker is Mr Robin Smith, Technical Director for St Modwen Homes.
This meeting provides the residents of the town the opportunity to raise matters of concern with the Mayor and Councillors from the Town, Stroud District and Gloucestershire County Council's.
Annual Reports from the Town Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 14:23 by John Kay
The Town Council would like to thank the Dursley Lion and Lioness volunteers who collected 10 bags of litter on Wednesday 23rd April.
The volunteers cleared litter from Long Street, Water Street, Lister Drive, Highfields Play Area, Cam Pitch and Fairmead.
The Town Council have a small supply of litter pickers and bags should there be any other volunteers who would like to keep our town clean and tidy.... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:37 by John Kay
Please note the Town Council office will be closed to the public for the Easter Holiday on Friday 19th April and Monday 22nd April.
Please note this will include vehicular access to Kingshill Cemetery throughout the long weekend (Friday/Saturday/Sunday & Monday), pedestrian access is available as normal on these days.
The office and vehicular access to the cemetery will re-open to the public on Tuesday... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:00 by Leah Wellings
As you may be aware, the UK will be taking part in the European Parliamentary Election on the 23 May. Dursley Town Council have been asked to publish the Notice of Election.
Stroud District Council will also be recruiting staff for polling stations for these elections, if there are any residents who may be interested in applying for these roles then I would advise you to contact the Elections Team at... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 13:43 by John Kay
Following the recent successful Pancake Race on the 5th March 2019, the Mayor Cllr Neil Grecian and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mandy Woodward visited Henlow Court this morning to hand over a cheque for £200. This sum was raised through race entry fees and sponsorship of this year's runners.
Henlow Court is one of 70 care homes provided by The Order of St John's Care Trust. The OSJCT are the second largest... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 10:35 by John Kay
At the Car Park Committee on 26th March 2019 the Councillors agreed that the new car park will be called the Long Street Car Park. 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.
At the Council meeting on Tuesday 2nd April 2019 the Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 10:01 by John Kay
It is the last chance to nominate a candidate for the 2019 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 21st May 2019. Nominations must be received on or before Friday 5th April 2019.
The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley, and who served the community in so many... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 11:07 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council today facilitated the annual Spring Seminar for the Heart of England In Bloom organisation. Approximately 100 volunteers from central and south west England attended the seminar to find out more about the 2019 "In Bloom" competition.
The Dursley in Bloom team were represented and are once again aiming for gold in this year's competition. If you would like to find out more about... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:18 by John Kay