The Heart of England In Bloom judges visited Dursley on the 17th July and were greeted by Penny Hyde, Chair of Dursley In Bloom. The judges, Roger Bach and Mark Wiltshire met with members of the Dursley in Bloom, Dursley Town Council and many of the volunteers and other organisations who supported this year's efforts.
The judges had a short tour of Dursley, visiting the community allotments at the Vale... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Jul 2018 10:57 by John Kay
The demolition of Reliance House has been completed a week ahead of schedule by our contractor Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd.
The site will remain closed to the public until the car-park is officially opened in October 2018. We would ask people not to try to access the site during this period.
The Town Council are now reviewing the tender documents returned by potential contractors for the construction of... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:49 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council will be opening up its office, Jacob's House, to the public on Saturday 14th July for the morning. Everyone is welcome and can drop in anytime between 9am and 1pm.
It's a great opportunity for people to come along and find out more about the Council, the work we do here in the office and our plans for the future, including the new car park in Long Street. It's also an opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:00 by Leah Wellings
The demolition of Reliance House has reached week two and progress is now quite noticeable. Most of week one was limited to works to the inside of the building with asbestos being safely removed from site and the building being stripped of any reusable materials.
The actual demolition of the building is now underway, the materials will then be crushed on site and the majority will be used to form the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:54 by John Kay
At the monthly meeting of Council, on 3rd July the Town Council considered the review of car parks in Stroud District, this includes the proposal to introduce charging at the public car-parks in Dursley.
The consultation is currently open and the Town Councillors would like to encourage all residents, business owners and visitors to contribute by submitting your comments to the consultation. This must... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:24 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council are please to confirm that The Lions Club of Dursley have generously agreed to sponsor the Cotswold Hare located in Dursley Library.
"Celeste" hare is a Springer model painted by Susannah King and can be viewed during the libraries opening hours.
The Dursley Lions have joined our existing sponsors: St Modwen, Futura Foods, Ashen Plains Campsite, Kingshill House and Hunters Estate... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:42 by John Kay
The next phase of our car park project in Long Street will commence next week with the demolition works starting on Monday 2nd July 2018.
The Town Council have appointed Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd as the demolition contractor for the above site who envisage the work will take no longer than 4 weeks and aim to complete the work with as little disruption as possible.
Site hours will 7.30am till 5pm each week... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:08 by John Kay
The Town Council has been notified earlier today (Friday) by St Modwen Homes that the planned closure of Long Street has been cancelled.
The Road Closure had been advertised to begin on 4th June for twelve weeks to allow for road realignment works to be completed.
The works are still required but will now be done under traffic signals, although this will extend the duration to 15 weeks. St Modwen are... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:38 by John Kay
The Town Mayor officially launched the Dursley Mini Hare Trail this morning (Friday) to an audience of sponsors and hosts for our eight Cotswold Hares located in the Dursley area.
Mayor Grecian said "the hares will be residents in the town until 9th September 2018 when they will become available to buy at a charity auction hosted by the Cotswold AONB. There are lots of information for the event on both... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 12:09 by John Kay
We now have eight Cotswold Hares located in Dursley as part of Cotswold AONB's 2018 Hare Trail; making a fun mini trial in the local area.
Our most recent addition "Cotswold Hare" can be viewed at Hunters, Estate Agent. Mr Richard Mace, Director commented "We are pleased to sponsor the Cotswold AONB Hare Trail as this combines a fun activity for children with the proceeds go to good causes in the area.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 15:48 by John Kay