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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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

Road Closure: A38 Bristol Road, Cam - UPDATE

Road Closure: A38 Bristol Road, Cam - UPDATE

Dursley Town Council have just received an update on the night time road closures on the A38 near Cam & Dursley.

Due to unforeseen operational issues, Gloucestershire County Council's contractors need one extra shift to complete the works on the A38 Bristol Road, Cam.

Therefore a night time road closure will now take place on the evening of Tuesday 23rd October between 1900 to 0700 (Wednesday) to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Road Closure

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

A by-election will be held on Thursday 15 November in Dursley following the resignation of Stroud District Councillor Alison Hayward.

Notice of Election has been posted today (Thursday, October 11).

It means voters in Dursley will go the polls on Thursday, November 15. The period for potential candidates to submit their nomination papers opens tomorrow (Friday, October 12) and closes at 4.00pm on Friday,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:37 by John Kay

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

Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

DURSLEY TOWN COUNCIL

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Highfields Ward of the Town Council of Dursley following the resignation on 13th September 2018 of Councillor Wayne Paice.

Rule 5(6) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:40 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) NDP Edition - October 2018

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) NDP Edition - October 2018

The latest version of the Town Council's newsletter "Dursley Matters" is now available on the website.

This special edition focusses on the upcoming referendum on the Town's Neighbourhood Plan (Future Dursley) which will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018.

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... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:24 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum

Thank you to Emily Brown

Thank you to Emily Brown

Throughout the summer the Town Council's ground staff have been busy painting the street furniture in the town centre. This has included the noticeboards, bollards, litter-bins, benches and the Lister engineering items with the aim to improve the appearance of the town centre.

On the noticeboards were intricate town crest signs which required an artists skill to restore them to their former glory. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 09:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council