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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Welcome to Dursley Information Brochure

Welcome to Dursley Information Brochure

Today (6th February) is the launch day for the new "Welcome to Dursley" tourist information brochure, which has been produced by the Dursley Business Inclusive group (DBI) with the support of Dursley Town Council.

The brochure main feature is an easy to read map of the town, highlighting key buildings, facilities and businesses within the town.

The brochure includes information on places of interest,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Information Brochure, Welcome to Dursley

Leslie D Gale Awards 2018

Leslie D Gale Awards 2018

The Nominations for the 2018 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 22nd May 2018 are now OPEN.

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 ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the community... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Leslie D Gale Awards

Vibe Youth Centre: 3rd Anniversary

Vibe Youth Centre: 3rd Anniversary

The Vibe Youth Centre celebrates its third anniversary today (30th January) and has been successfully hosting a wide variety of youth sessions over this three-year period.

In September 2015, the Town Council appointed The Door Youth Project to facilitate four weekly youth sessions in The Vibe. The sessions are currently held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon/evenings and regularly attract... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:13 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Vibe Youth Centre

Dursley Matters Winter 2018

Dursley Matters Winter 2018

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

This edition includes an update on our 2018/19 budgets, the latest news on our car park project, new grit bins and Festive Dursley.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the newsletter by email, please contact admin@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk

Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:06 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

Pancake Race 2018

Pancake Race 2018

The annual Dursley Pancake Race will take place on Shrove Tuesday 13th February, 2018 in Parsonage Street, Dursley from 12 noon. This year all funds raised will be donated to Festive Dursley for new festive lights.

This year Shrove Tuesday coincides with the half term school holidays, therefore we will be hosting a special race for Children (aged 5+).

The Race Winner will receive a trophy, 2nd and 3... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:42 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Pancake Race 2018

New Grit Bins

New Grit Bins

At the most recent meeting of the Town Improvements Committee meeting the Councillors agreed to purchase three new grit bins for the town.

The new locations have been approved by Amey, who are the highways contractor appointed by Gloucestershire County Council. GCC/Amey will only supply the grit for new grit bins if they meet the criteria.

GCC policy states "Grit Bins shall only be located at strategic... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:36 by John Kay

Tags: Amey, Communication, Council, GCC, Grit Bins

Town Councillor Vacancy

Town Councillor Vacancy

The Town Council has a vacancy for a Town Councillor in the Central Ward following the resignation of Cllr Fiona Firth.

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 Town... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 11:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

Dursley Town Council have received the following information on recycling your Christmas tree from Stroud District Council.

Recycling your old Christmas tree can help a Gloucestershire charity support people with life limiting illnesses, thanks to a doorstep collection scheme.

This year, instead of providing skips for Christmas trees, Stroud District Council is asking its residents to take part in Longfield's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 09:14 by John Kay

Tags: Christmas Trees, Communication, Council

Mayor's Christmas Message 2017

Mayor's Christmas Message 2017

On behalf of the Town Council, I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and prosperous New Year.

It has been an honour to serve you as Town Mayor during 2017. We have achieved a great deal over the last 12 months by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

We successfully purchased Reliance House in Long Street and obtained planning permission to demolish... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 09:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Mayors Christmas Message

Office Hours - December 2017

Office Hours - December 2017

The Town Council Office will close to the public at 3pm on Friday 15th December.

Monday 18th - Friday 22nd December
The Town Council staff will be archiving our historic files and records on these dates and will only deal with urgent enquiries from the public during this time.

Non urgent matters should be emailed to the Town Clerk: clerk@dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk or brought to our attention following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:00 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Xmas Opening Hours