Annual Meetings in May 2018
The Town Council will soon be hosting the Annual Town Council meeting and the Annual Assembly of the Town.
The Annual Town Council meeting is effectively the Town Council's AGM; the agenda includes the appointment of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months and as well as the normal Council business. Also to be confirmed is the membership of the Council's Committees, Working Groups and Council's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:32 by John Kay
Update on ongoing Antisocial Behaviour in Dursley
At the most recent meeting of Dursley Business Inclusive (DBI), the group invited PC Peter Lay to provide an update on the recent antisocial behaviour in the town. PC Lay has been leading the neighbourhood policing response to these recent incidents.
PC Lay provided information on the ongoing investigations and the status of several incidents reported by members of DBI. PC Lay has been very impressed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 13:53 by John Kay
Listers Plaque Unveiling Event
The unveiling of a plaque to commemorate R A Lister took place on Saturday 7th April at The Priory in Long Street. The plaque is situated on the former office building of the world renowned engineering firm, founded by Sir Robert Ashton Lister in Dursley during 1867.
Approximately 100 people witnessed Mayor Neil Grecian unveil the plaque, the crowd included many ex-employees of the company and members... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 13:54 by John Kay
Office Closures: April
The Town Council offices will be closed to the public for the Easter Holiday on Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April.
Please note this will include vehicular access to the 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 3rd April.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 10:29 by John Kay
Kingshill Cemetery – A Plea to Visitors
The Town Council would like to make a plea to all visitors of the Kingshill Cemetery not to move or reset any "laid down" grave memorials.
These memorials have been laid down flat on the ground due to the fact they have become loose or deemed hazardous to the public visiting the Cemetery during routine inspections by Council staff.
It is highly dangerous to the individual and visitors to the Cemetery... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 14:11 by John Kay
Press Release: Budget & Services
Dursley Town Council approved the budget for the coming financial year at the end of January and have recently been asked by some residents of the town to confirm the reasons behind the increase.
In 2017 the Town Council obtained planning permission to build a car-park at the vacated Reliance House plot in Long Street. To obtain this planning permission we had to confirm there was a strong community... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:51 by John Kay
Town Centre: Improvements
The Town Council's ground staff over the last few weeks have taken advantage of the wet, cold weather to commence with some much needed maintenance of the street furniture in the town centre.
A number of the benches have been removed from site, stripped down, repaired, painted and given a new lease of life. The noticeboard in "the link" has also received essential maintenance ensuring it is now safe... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:41 by John Kay
Winter Weather: Thank You
The Town Council would like to thank all the local residents who cleared snow, spread salt to help make paths and roads more accessible in the recent period of snow and ice.
It was great to see the community get together with offers of help to look after vulnerable people and offering uses of 4x4 vehicles.
The majority of people heeded the advice not to travel unless it was essential and this greatly... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:59 by John Kay
Winter Weather: Advice
It looks like Dursley will be impacted by the winter weather on Thursday and Friday which is currently affecting other areas of the Country.
Don't be put off clearing paths because you're afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Don't believe the myths - it's unlikely you'll be sued or held legally responsible for any injuries... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 09:33 by John Kay
Community Directory & Whats On Diary
The Town Council website www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk has a Community Directory for Businesses and Clubs located in the Dursley Area and a local events "What's On" diary.
To have your business or club details added or existing details updated to the Community Directory, please send this information to the Town Clerk:
Contact Name, Address, Email,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:37 by John Kay