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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Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

Voters to go to the polls in Dursley

A by-election will be held on Thursday 15 November in Dursley following the resignation of Stroud District Councillor Alison Hayward.

Notice of Election has been posted today (Thursday, October 11).

It means voters in Dursley will go the polls on Thursday, November 15. The period for potential candidates to submit their nomination papers opens tomorrow (Friday, October 12) and closes at 4.00pm on Friday,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Future Dursley, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum 2018

Councillor Vacancy

Councillor Vacancy

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 13th September 2018 of Councillor Wayne Paice.

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

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:40 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Councillor Vacancy

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) NDP Edition - October 2018

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) NDP Edition - October 2018

The latest version of the Town Council's newsletter "Dursley Matters" is now available on the website.

This special edition focusses on the upcoming referendum on the Town's Neighbourhood Plan (Future Dursley) which will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018.

All Dursley residents who are registered on the electoral register are eligible to vote and the Town Council would urge that you do so. The NDP... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:24 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Neighbourhood Development Plan, Referendum

Thank you to Emily Brown

Thank you to Emily Brown

Throughout the summer the Town Council's ground staff have been busy painting the street furniture in the town centre. This has included the noticeboards, bollards, litter-bins, benches and the Lister engineering items with the aim to improve the appearance of the town centre.

On the noticeboards were intricate town crest signs which required an artists skill to restore them to their former glory. The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 09:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Gold for Dursley in Bloom

Gold for Dursley in Bloom

It is another golden day for the volunteers of Dursley in Bloom.

At yesterday's Heart of England award ceremony in Burton-on-Trent, the Dursley in Bloom team retained their Gold accreditation in the Small Town Category.

The awards were presented to Dursley in Bloom Chair, Penny Hyde, Dursley in Bloom volunteers Judi Gardner, Sarah Stephens and the Town Clerk, John Kay.

The Town Council are proud to support... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:51 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley in Bloom

Press Release – Long Stay Car Park Update (August 2018)

Press Release – Long Stay Car Park Update (August 2018)

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that we have appointed our contractor who will construct and complete our car park project. Following a competitive tender process, the Council have appointed experienced Civil Engineering contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd.

Regrettably, the project is not going to be completed in October and the new car park is not going to be available for this... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:18 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Long Stay Car Park

Grant Funding 2018/19: 10 days till deadline

Grant Funding 2018/19: 10 days till deadline

Grant Funding 2018/19

Each year Dursley Town Council allocates an amount of money to support local organisations that specifically provide services to the residents of Dursley. Requests and applications for funding are welcome from all organisations that operate in the town.

Applications for the 2018/19 round of funding must be received before Friday 31st August 2018.

The Grant Policy and Application... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:39 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant Funding

New CCTV System

New CCTV System

Dursley Town Council is pleased to announce that a new CCTV system is now up and running in the town centre to help combat crime and anti-social behaviour.

The new system, commissioned by the Town Council, provides quality, high definition images and is in addition to the existing Stroud CCTV system that has been operating in the town for many years.

The position of the 12 new cameras has been agreed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: CCTV, Council, Policy

On the road with the Police and Crime Commissioner

On the road with the Police and Crime Commissioner

Dursley Town Council would like to highlight this important public engagement exercise and unique opportunity for all members of the local community in Dursley and Cam to chat to Gloucestershire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Mr Martin Surl. The mobile police unit will be located near Sainsbury's in Castle Street, Dursley on TUESDAY 31ST JULY 2018.

Members of the public will be able to meet local... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:50 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Gloucestershire Police

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) - Summer 2018 Edition

Dursley Matters (Newsletter) - Summer 2018 Edition

The latest edition of our quarterly newsletter is available to download from the Town Council's website.

This edition includes an update on the demolition of Reliance House, an overview of the town Annual Assembly meeting and the LDG awards.

There is also information on the appointment of the annual visit by the "in Bloom" judges, Community Speedwatch and the Dursley Mini Hare Trail.

If you would like... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 09:46 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Dursley Matters, Newsletter