Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

Tags: Dursley Matters

FUTURE DURSLEY NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN-HAVE YOUR SAY

FUTURE DURSLEY NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN-HAVE YOUR SAY

A leaflet about 'Future Dursley' and the progress being made on the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) has been delivered to households across the town. Everyone is invited to comment on the draft plan. The full draft can be viewed online at www.dursleytowncouncil.gov.uk/uploads/dursley-ndp-v16-230117.pdf or as a hard copy at the town council office or the library.

Please use this opportunity to tell... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 May 2017 12:57 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Dursley Matters

Dursley Matters: Spring 2017 Edition

Dursley Matters: Spring 2017 Edition

The Spring Edition of the Town Council's newsletter "Dursley Matters" is now available and has been delivered to every household in Dursley for the first time.

The newsletter accompanies a leaflet on 'Future Dursley' and the progress being made on the Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP). Everyone is invited to comment on the NDP so far by returning the NDP leaflet comment slip.

The Spring 2017 edition... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:58 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Future Dursley, Newsletter

Community Defibrillator Seminar - 1st April 2017

Community Defibrillator Seminar - 1st April 2017

We have arranged for the Community HeartBeat Trust to run a Community Defibrillator Seminar.

The seminar will be held on Saturday 1st April 2017 at 11am in the Dursley Methodist Church Meeting Room.

The Community Heartbeat Trust will be demonstrating the use of defibrillators and explaining how the equipment works and its benefits to the community in saving precious minutes in the treatment of sudden... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:25 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Community Facility, Council, Dursley Matters, training

Dursley Pancake Race

Dursley Pancake Race

Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon.

This year's race will be held on the 28th February 2017.

Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.

There is a £2 entry fee for runners and they are encouraged to collect sponsorship money.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:15 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Council, Dursley Matters, Events

Dursley Matters Newsletter Winter 2017

Dursley Matters Newsletter Winter 2017

The new "Winter 2017" edition of the quarterly Town Council newsletter is available now.

It includes information on the new Community Defibrillator, the 2016 Xmas Light Event, Highfields Play Area and the Council Budget for 2017/18.

Also featured in this issue is Cllr Mel Laybourne and how you can become a Councillor with current vacancies in the Highfields and Central wards.

If you would like to subscribe... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter

Remembrance Day Parade 2016 & Road Closures

Remembrance Day Parade 2016 & Road Closures

The Remembrance Day Parade will be held on Sunday 13th November 2016 in Dursley. The parade starts at 2:30pm, muster at the Bus Station, May Lane. This will be followed by a Church Service and act of remembrance at the War Memorial gates at St James The Great Church, Dursley.

The following road closures will be in place.

Top of Long Street, Dursley. Including the junction with Silver Street and Castle... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Nov 2016 09:35 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters, Remembrance

Dursley Matters - Autumn 2016 Edition

Dursley Matters - Autumn 2016 Edition

The latest edition of Dursley Matters is available to download from the Town Council website today.

The autumn issue includes an update on projects including securing funding for a community defibrillator, Dursley in Bloom success, our achievement of 'Quality Status' and much more.

The latest information from the Neighbourhood Plan (Future Dursley) is available.

If you would like to subscribe to future... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters

Public Drop in Session for Planning Application - Land North East Off Draycott, Cam (S.15/2804/OUT) - Saturday 15th October 2016, 10am til 3pm

Public Drop in Session for Planning Application - Land North East Off Draycott, Cam (S.15/2804/OUT) - Saturday 15th October 2016, 10am til 3pm

Cam Parish Council is holding a Public Drop in Session on Saturday 15th October 2016 for the Planning Application - Land North East Off Draycott, Cam (S.15/2804/OUT).

A mixed use development comprising of up to 450 dwellings, 10.7 hectares of employment land for Use Classes B1, B2 and B8 with associated parking and servicing; open space and landscaping including riverside park; flood storage ponds and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2016 10:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Development, Dursley Matters, Planning, Public Meeting

Dursley's Christmas Lights Switch-on Event - 25th November 2016

Dursley's Christmas Lights Switch-on Event - 25th November 2016

Work is well underway to organise Dursley's Christmas Lights Switch-on Event, which will take place on Friday 25th November 2016.

The theme chosen by traders this year is Victorian. Everyone is welcome to dress up and help create a festive atmosphere in the town!

Dursley's Christmas Lights Working Group is busy making arrangements for stalls and late night shopping, children's entertainment, the shopfront... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:10 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Dursley Matters, Events, Town Festival

Flower & Produce Show - Saturday 3rd September 2016

Flower & Produce Show - Saturday 3rd September 2016

Don't forget to attend the Transition Cam & Dursley Flower and Produce Show at the Chantry Centre and Secret Garden on Saturday 3rd September 2016.

The show will be opened by the Mayor at 12noon and offers fun for all the family. As well as the flower and vegetable competitions there will be face painting, henna tattoos, circus skills, music, stalls, children's craft activities, food and a bar.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:45 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters, Events