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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Cllr Ackroyd re-elected as Town Mayor

Cllr Ackroyd re-elected as Town Mayor

At the Annual Meeting of Council on 3rd May, Cllr Symon Ackroyd was unanimously re-elected for a second term as Town Mayor and Cllr Mandy Woodward was re-elected as Deputy Mayor for a fifth term.

With regard to the Council's committees the following Councillors were elected as the Committee Chairs for 2022/23:

Town Improvements: Cllr Danae Savvidou
Green Spaces: Cllr Alex Stennett
Planning: Cllr Matt Nicholson... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 08:35 by John Kay

Tags: 2022/23, Mayor

£500 Raised at Support Ukraine Fundraising Lunch

£500 Raised at Support Ukraine Fundraising Lunch

The Town Mayor, Councillor Symon Ackroyd, hosted a 'Support Ukraine' fundraising lunch at The Everest Nepalese & Indian Restaurant in Dursley at the weekend.

The Mayor said "At a fund raising lunch held in aid of the Ukraine on Sunday 3rd April, a grand total of £500 was raised. I would like to thank all those who attended and made donations, special thanks for the generous donation from the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Apr 2022 14:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Fundraising, Mayor

The Mayor's Christmas Message 2020

The Mayor's Christmas Message 2020

Christmas is going to be a very different occasion this year, the Covid pandemic has meant that we have all had to adapt to a new way of life in 2020. It has impacted the way we live, work and play.

While we recognise this and the restrictions that we are all living under, we hope that everybody can still find pleasure and enjoyment in this time of year, in a safe way that protects our loved ones.

I... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 16:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Christmas Message, Communications, Mayor

Annual Town Council Meeting 2017

Annual Town Council Meeting 2017

The Town Council held a busy Annual Meeting on Tuesday evening (9th May 2017) where Cllr Neil Grecian was confirmed as Mayor and Cllr Suzi Abraham was confirmed as Deputy Mayor for the Civic year 2017/18. This is a second term for both Neil and Suzi.

The Council now has a full membership of 17 Councillors with Cllr Wayne Paice being co-opted to Council. Wayne is perhaps best known for his organisation... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 May 2017 09:31 by John Kay

Tags: Annual Town Council Meeting, Communication, Council, Mayor

Mayor's Christmas Message 2016

Mayor's Christmas Message 2016

2016 Christmas Message from the Mayor of Dursley

2016 has proved to be an eventful year that has seen us achieve so much by careful budgeting, working together with partners and the local community.

This year the Town Council successfully achieved 'Quality' status in the Local Council Award Scheme, demonstrating good practice in governance, community engagement and council improvement.We hope to achieve... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2016 10:00 by John Kay

Tags: Christmas Message, Communication, Council, Mayor

New Mayor Elected for Dursley

New Mayor Elected for Dursley

For the second year in succession Dursley has a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor. Cllr Clare Nelmes sadly had to step down as Mayor due to work commitments but remains a Town Councillor.

Cllr Neil Grecian was nominated to succeed Clare and this appointment was unanimously approved by the Council at last nights Annual Town Council Meeting. Mayor Grecian had been the serving Deputy Mayor and on his appointment... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2016 09:48 by John Kay

Tags: Annual Town Council Meeting, Communication, Council, Deputy Mayor, Mayor, New Councillors