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Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Dursley Town Council was recently contacted by a local resident who had raised money from the local community to commemorate a local celebrity "Roundabout Cat" aka Ginger who sadly had died a few weeks ago.

Ginger was regularly seen crossing the roundabout at the Bull Pitch/Woodmancote junction.

When asked if the Town Council would agree to a memorial plaque on the nearby bench, the Chair of Town Improvements,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

As part of this year's Summer Festival on Saturday 13th July; the Town Council's office "Jacob's House" will be open to the public from 10am.

Both Councillors and Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about Dursley Town Council.

Visitors will be able to submit their suggestions on how they "would improve Dursley" and it will be an opportunity for any interested person to find out about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Summer Festival 2019

Dursley In Bloom: Judging Day 2019

Dursley In Bloom: Judging Day 2019

The Heart of England In Bloom judges will visit Dursley tomorrow (10th July 2019) and will be greeted by Penny Hyde, Chair of Dursley In Bloom and Mayor Neil Grecian.

The judges will have a short tour of Dursley town centre, including the Heritage Centre, the Broadwell, Henlow Court, Highfields School, the Town Green (Long Street), Chantry Centre and the Tabernacle Church. The visit will be concluded... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:23 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Dursley Town Councillor Vacancies

Dursley Town Councillor Vacancies

Do you want to make a difference in your community?

Are you concerned about what happens in your local area?

Do you feel you could represent the views of your neighbourhood?

If you answered 'yes' have you ever thought about becoming a Town Councillor?

Dursley Town Council have three Councillor Vacancies at the current time following the recent resignations of Councillors Tom Arnold, Matt Nicholson and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jul 2019 09:43 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Councillor Vacancy

Official Opening of Long Street Car Park

Official Opening of Long Street Car Park

Mayor Neil Grecian officially opening the new Long Street Car Park on 2nd July 2019.

The 46 space car park is a new free long stay facility located on the old Reliance House site in Long Street, Dursley. The car park includes disabled bays, motorcycle bays and a cycle stand.

The car park is open 24 hours, 7 days a week which will benefit visitors, walkers, business owners, traders, employees and local... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 11:34 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Street Car Park

Litter Picking & Weeding - Thank you.

Litter Picking & Weeding  - Thank you.

Dursley Town Council would like to thank the local residents who volunteered to give up their time on Sunday 30th June.

The volunteers filled an incredible 52 bin-bags of litter and weeds in just two hours at various locations throughout the town centre. This Community Action was organised by Dursley In Bloom in preparation for the annual "In Bloom" judging. The Heart of England judges will visit Dursley... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 12:28 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Long Street Car Park: Now Open

Long Street Car Park: Now Open

Dursley Town Council are pleased to announce that the new Long Stay car park at Long Street is now open for the public to use.

This new car park will be free to use and is considered a long stay facility with a maximum waiting time of 23 hours in a 24-hour period. This is a similar restriction to the other long stay car park in the town. The enforcement will be controlled by an automatic number plate... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:52 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Dursley Summer Festival

Dursley Summer Festival

Dursley Summer Festival will take place on Saturday 13 July 2019 between 9:00am -2:00pm in the Town Centre.

The Festive Dursley group have been busy organising the event this year with Dursley Town Council.

Attractions include a

-Display and parade of Classic Cars
-Farmers Market
- Stalls in Parsonage Street
-Morris dancers
- Magicians and Face painters
- Music from Rednock Swing Bank
- Games on St James Church... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Summer Festival

Just a Card

Just a Card

The Dursley Town shops, businesses and traders are taking part in a campaign to support local independent businesses.

The JUST A CARD campaign aims to encourage people to buy from Designer/Makers and Independent Galleries and Shops by reinforcing the message that all purchases, however small, even 'just a card' are so vital to the prosperity and survival of small businesses.

The campaign came about when... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Just a Card

Casual Vacancy

Casual Vacancy



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 4th June 2019 of Councillor Tom Arnold.

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

The casual... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:49 by John Kay

Tags: Casual Vacancy, Communication, Council