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

Annual Assembly 2021: 27th April at 7pm

Annual Assembly 2021: 27th April at 7pm

The meeting will be available to "attend" online via the Zoom meeting platform www.zoom.us/signin.

The Zoom Meeting ID: 949 6891 5401 and Password: 742687
will be required to access the meeting.

Agenda

To accept the Minutes of the Annual Assembly of Dursley Town meeting held on Tuesday 21st May 2019. No Annual Assembly was held in 2020 due toCovid-19.
2. To consider matters arising from the Minutes.
3. Report... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Agenda, Annual Assembly 2021, Council

Non-Essential Retail/Businesses Re-opening Today

Non-Essential Retail/Businesses Re-opening Today

Dursley Town Council would once again like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today after the end of the lockdown period.

The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have had to close for significant periods of time over the last 12 months.

We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 08:55 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Covid-19

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh

It was with great sadness that Dursley Town Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. The Council extends its heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and members of the Royal Family.

We remember with gratitude the lifetime of service which His Royal Highness devoted to Her Majesty, to our Nation and to the Commonwealth.

Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:33 by John Kay

Tags: Duke of Edinburgh, council

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

Long Street Car Park - Reinstatement of 23 hour waiting limit

In line with the governments "road map" out of lockdown the waiting restrictions at Long Street Car Park will re-commence on Monday 12th April 2021 as our businesses and shops begin to re-open.

Therefore no vehicles will be permitted to park for longer than 23 hours and no vehicle should return within 1 hour of leaving the car park.

Enforcement of the restrictions will commence immediately.

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:55 by John Kay

Tags: Long Street Car Park, communication, council, covid-19

Dursley Town Council Office Re-opening

Dursley Town Council Office Re-opening

Dursley Town Council's office on Castle Street will be re-opening to the public on Monday 12th April.

The opening hours will be our normal 10am to 3pm but only one member of the public will be permitted into the office at any one time. We would request that facemasks are worn and that you use the hand sanitiser provided.

We will continuing to work with a reduced number of staff to allow for social distancing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:43 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Children's Play Area Closed

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Children's Play Area Closed

The children's play area at the War Memorial Recreation Ground has been closed this morning to carry our urgent maintenance works. This includes repairs to the artificial surfaces which require time to set before they can be fully re-opened.

The play area is scheduled to be re-opened to the public on Friday morning.

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:35 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, War Memorial Recreation Ground

Dursley Town Council Budget Set for 2021-2022

Dursley Town Council Budget Set for 2021-2022

Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year, recognising the difficulties that the community has faced during the Covid pandemic.

The Mayor, Councillor Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed not to raise our share of the Council Tax for the coming year; we recognise that people and families in our community continue to face difficulties and challenges due to the pandemic and, as... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:08 by John Kay

Tags: Budget, Communication, Council

Town Councillors: Telephone Calls

Town Councillors: Telephone Calls

It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have received telephone calls from someone impersonating Town Councillors.

The calls have been about bank and shop closures in the town. These calls appear to be fraudulent and at no time have the Town Councillors or staff been calling residents in this manner.

We would advise anyone who receives a call to end the conservation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 14:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment to Re-open on 21st December

Playgrounds and Gym Equipment to Re-open on 21st December

Dursley Town Council has agreed to re-open the play areas and gym equipment at the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Kingshill and Highfields Play Areas. This includes the BMX track at Highfields.

This decision has been taken due to a drop in Covid-19 infection rates in the local area. We have also listened to the comments received from many regular users of the facilities and taken further advice on... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 08:00 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Covid-19, Play Areas.

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Dursley Town Council would once again like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today after the end of the second lockdown period.

The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have had to close during both lockdown periods.

We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise all those visiting... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:31 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19