The Jacob's House office of Dursley Town Council on Castle Street remains open to the public between 10am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. Due to the size of the office and facilities the office staff are continuing to work from both home and the office.
The Town Council have agreed that social distancing and limits of the number of visitors in the office will remain in place over the summer months due to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 09:23 by John Kay
Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations who specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations who operate in the town.
Applications for small and revenue grants are now open and need to be received by the end of August.
Urgent Grant Applications can be sent to the Town... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 10:31 by John Kay
At last night's online Annual Assembly meeting the 2021 recipients of the Leslie D Gale Awards were announced by Mayor Neil Grecian.
Charlotte is one of the youngest recipients of a LDG Award and is receiving the award in recognition of her helping and supporting her family through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sarah is receiving this award for her services to Dursley by coordinating... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 09:27 by John Kay
In line with the governments "road map" out of lockdown the waiting restrictions at Long Street Car Park will re-commence on Monday 12th April 2021 as our businesses and shops begin to re-open.
Therefore no vehicles will be permitted to park for longer than 23 hours and no vehicle should return within 1 hour of leaving the car park.
Enforcement of the restrictions will commence immediately.
Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 10:55 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council's office on Castle Street will be re-opening to the public on Monday 12th April.
The opening hours will be our normal 10am to 3pm but only one member of the public will be permitted into the office at any one time. We would request that facemasks are worn and that you use the hand sanitiser provided.
We will continuing to work with a reduced number of staff to allow for social distancing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:43 by John Kay
The children's play area at the War Memorial Recreation Ground has been closed this morning to carry our urgent maintenance works. This includes repairs to the artificial surfaces which require time to set before they can be fully re-opened.
The play area is scheduled to be re-opened to the public on Friday morning.
Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 09:35 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year, recognising the difficulties that the community has faced during the Covid pandemic.
The Mayor, Councillor Neil Grecian said, "we have agreed not to raise our share of the Council Tax for the coming year; we recognise that people and families in our community continue to face difficulties and challenges due to the pandemic and, as... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:08 by John Kay
It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have received telephone calls from someone impersonating Town Councillors.
The calls have been about bank and shop closures in the town. These calls appear to be fraudulent and at no time have the Town Councillors or staff been calling residents in this manner.
We would advise anyone who receives a call to end the conservation... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 14:18 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council would once again like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today after the end of the second lockdown period.
The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have had to close during both lockdown periods.
We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise all those visiting... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:31 by John Kay
Dursley has been placed in Tier 2 of the governments new coronavirus tier arrangements for England from the 2nd December 2020.
This decision will be reviewed every 14 days.
In tier 2:
- you must not socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor setting, whether at home or in a public place
- you must not socialise in a group of more than 6 people outside, including... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 12:56 by John Kay