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

Grant Funding 2017/18: Deadline Approaching

Grant Funding 2017/18: Deadline Approaching

Grant Funding 2017/18

Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations that specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations that operate in the town.

Applications for the 2017/18 round of funding must be received before Thursday 31st August 2017.

The Grant Policy and Application... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Aug 2017 16:32 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant Funding

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

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

Stroud District Council's formal consultation period on our proposed car park scheme has now ended, but the District Council will accept comments up until a final decision is made on the planning application.

Comments can still be submitted to the SDC website, using the reference number: S.17/1357/FUL

The Town Councillors would like to thank all those how have offered their support to our planning application... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:14 by John Kay

Tags: Car-parking, Communication, Council

Dursley in Bloom: 2017 Judging Day

Dursley in Bloom: 2017 Judging Day

Dursley will be visited tomorrow (20th July) morning by Heart of England judges who will assess this years "In Bloom" competition.

The Dursley in Bloom volunteers have entered the Small Town category and are aiming for a second consecutive Gold award. This would be a fantastic achievement for the town and a credit to the volunteers who give up so much of their own time to make the town look so good.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:39 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Dursley Carnival

Dursley Carnival

The Town Council stand was busy at the Carnival on Saturday despite the disappointing weather.

We would like to thank all those who took the time to enquire about the Neighbourhood Development Plan and vote on our proposals for the new long stay carpark and our ongoing consultation on the future of the youth shelter at Highfields Play Area.

Its not too late to speak to Council staff about either project,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Carnival

Speedwatch Poster Competion

Speedwatch Poster Competion

Year 5 and 6 pupils from Dursley C of E Primary Academy have taken part in a poster competition to raise awareness of speeding in the Highfields area.

The competition was the idea of PCSO Josh Griffiths who is a regular visitor to the school and invited the Town Council to judge the entries.

The Town Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian, Chair of the Speedwatch Group, Cllr Matt Nicholson and the Town Clerk judged... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:30 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Competition, Council, Speedwatch

Dursley Matters: Summer 2017 Edition

Dursley Matters: Summer 2017 Edition

The summer 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 proposal and find out more about our consultation on the future of the youth shelter at Highfields Play Area.

There is information on how to apply to the Town Council for a community grant and how to apply for the Apprentice... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:58 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

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

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

The planning application for the proposed "Demolition of an existing commercial property to accommodate a new car park facility and associated works" at Reliance House, Long Street, Dursley is once again available on the Stroud District Council Planning website.

SDC have been plagued with technical problems on their planning portal, but the website is now fully up and running. I would ask those of you... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:49 by John Kay

Tags: Car-parking, Communication, Council

Town Council Stall at the Dursley Carnival

Town Council Stall at the Dursley Carnival

Dursley Town Councillors will be present at our annual stall at this year's Carnival on Saturday 15th July. Our stall will be in its usual location (outside Iceland) on Parsonage Street between 10am and 2pm.

This is an opportunity to talk directly to the Councillors about our plans for a new town centre car park, our ongoing consultation on the future of the Highfields youth shelter and "Future Dursley",... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 12:45 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Carnival

Apprentice Grounds Person Opportunity

Apprentice Grounds Person Opportunity

Dursley Town Council provides local services to the town of Dursley and the surrounding area, striving to make it a better place to live, work and play for the local community.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Dursley Town Council for an Apprentice Grounds Person to join this dynamic and close-knit team.The successful apprentice will be working with the existing Grounds team, working in a range... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:04 by John Kay

Tags: Apprentice Grounds Person, Communication, Council

Speedwatch Campaign in Dursley

The Community Speedwatch Group are about to commence with their summer campaign in Dursley to highlight the impact speeding vehicles have on local residents and other road users.

Throughout July and August, community volunteers from the Speedwatch Group in conjunction with Dursley Neighbourhood Police team will be patrolling Uley Road and Woodmancote. These are two locations where the Town Council continue... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 13:10 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Speedwatch