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
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
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
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
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
- Stalls in Parsonage Street
- 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
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
DURSLEY TOWN COUNCIL
NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2))
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
A Visit to Dursley by Pedersen Bike Enthusiasts
Dursley was visited today by 10 Pedersen Bike enthusiasts who are coming to the end of a 8 day bike trip which stated in Harwich, South-East England. Over the last week the group of German and Dutch nationals have travelled over 200 miles to visit Dursley.
They were greeted by the Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian with coffee and cakes served in the Town Hall. This afternoon they are visiting the Heritage Centre... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:15 by John Kay
Leslie D Gale Awards 2019
This afternoon our Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mandy Woodward presented Leslie D Gale "Unsung Hero" awards to Doris Holbrook and Gwyneth Peglar.
Doris and Gwen have been nominated for running the Friendship Club which meets each month in the Parish Centre over the last 17 years. They provide entertainment, a hot drink, chat and most importantly friendship for those who attend.
Coach trips and meals out are regularly... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 15:14 by John Kay
Damage to Planters - Sunday 2nd June 2019
Sadly and not for the first time this summer the planters in the town centre have been targeted by mindless vandals.
The planters are sponsored by a number of organisations with the plants supplied by volunteers and the Dursley in Bloom group who put in so much effort for our town to look its best throughout the year.
Sunday's incident saw five individuals tip one of the large "chest" style planters... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:08 by John Kay