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

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

Proposed New Long Stay Car Park (Reliance House, Long Street)

Proposed New Long Stay Car Park (Reliance House, Long Street)

Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that we completed the purchase of Reliance House (former newspaper office) site in Long Street, Dursley. The Town Council bought the site for £475,000, a sum that was significantly below the asking price.

The Town Council's aim is to use this prominent town centre location for a long stay car-park, which will benefit visitors, walkers, business owners,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:27 by John Kay

Tags: Car-parking, Communication, Council

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Hedge Cutting

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Hedge Cutting

The annual hedge cutting of the War Memorial Recreation Ground will take place on the morning of Sunday 3rd December 2017.

This will include the hedges along the "rec" boundary with Kingshill Road, Rednock Drive and The Knapp. The cutting is carried out with a tractor and flail mower, so please be mindful of parking close to the hedge which would impact access.

For those who would regularly use the "rec"... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 09:48 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, War Memorial Recreational Ground

Notice of Casual Vacancy

Notice of Casual 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 Central Ward of the Town Council of Dursley following the resignation on 21st November 2017 of Councillor Fiona Firth.

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

The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:47 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Festive Dursley: Friday Night from 4pm

Festive Dursley: Friday Night from 4pm

Only a few days to go until the 2017 Festive Dursley event on Friday 24th November...

THE LIGHT SWITCH ON
Our lights will be switched on at 5:30pm by our 'Victorian' Town Mayor Neil Grecian, Celebrity Guest Mark Cummings from BBC Radio Gloucester and our Carnival King and Queen.
Characters from the Wizard of Oz will also be making an appearance!

FESTIVE DURSLEY ROAD CLOSURES
Parsonage Street will be closed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

Highfields Play Area: Improvements & Upgrades to the Facilities

Highfields Play Area: Improvements & Upgrades to the Facilities

The next phase of our improvements at Highfield's Play Area will begin on the week commencing 13th November. These latest improvements will include the installation of a new cableway and the reconstruction of the base of the wooden climbing frame.

Our contractor, Proludic specialise in play ground equipment installation and maintenance.

The work is expected to last approximately one week and the working... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:47 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Highfields Play Area

Council Meeting: 7th November 2017

Council Meeting: 7th November 2017

The Councillors meet on Tuesday 7th November for the monthly meeting of the Council. On Tuesday the Councillors will be joined by Inspector Brian Clifford who has been invited to discuss the level of policing in the town and the recent increase in anti-social behaviour.

Inspector Clifford is the main point of contact for local communities and partner organisations for the Stroud Neighbourhood Policing... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 09:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Police

Dursley Matters: Autumn Edition 2017

Dursley Matters: Autumn Edition 2017

The autumn edition of the town's newsletter 'Dursley Matters' is now available to download from the Town Council's website.

Inside this edition you can read the latest on our car park plans, Dursley in Bloom success and recent improvements to Highfields Play Area.

There is also information on our grant awards for 2017 and Festive Dursley plans for the 24th November Christmas Lights Switch-on event.

Copies... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter