Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

Tags: council

Improvements to Garden of Rest (Remembrance) Areas at Kingshill Cemetery

Improvements to Garden of Rest (Remembrance) Areas at Kingshill Cemetery

Landscape improvement works will start in late November on the existing garden of rest areas (also known as the Garden of Remembrance) in Kingshill Cemetery. It is anticipated that this work will take approximately one week to complete and access to these areas will be restricted during this time. The attached drawing provides an illustration of the enhancements which will take place.

These areas, located... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:18 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Cemetery, Communication, Community Facility, Council

Covid 19 - A Six Point Plan

Covid 19 - A Six Point Plan

Gloucestershire County Council six-step action plan is now in place across the county, as local action continues to slow the spread of Covid-19. The measures will support the Government's new three-tier system, announced last week.

Whilst, thankfully, cases of Covid remain lower than many other parts of the country - they are rising. The six steps for Gloucestershire will focus on protecting our most... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 13:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Grant Funding 2019/20 - Reminder to Local Organisations

Grant Funding 2019/20 - Reminder to Local Organisations

Each year the Policy and Finance Committee 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. Applications need to be received before 31st August 2020.

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:22 by John Kay

Tags: Council, Grant Funding

Doorstep Selling in Dursley

Doorstep Selling in Dursley

It has been brought to the attention of the Town Council that some residents have been visited by a person selling educational books. The seller claims to have permission from the Dursley Town Council, this is not the case.

Dursley Town Council would not endorse any type of product in this way and we would never encourage "cold calling" on our residents.

We have contacted the seller to ensure they are... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:01 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Shops & Businesses Re-opening Today

Dursley Town Council would like to "welcome back" the shops and businesses who are re-opening today and those who have plans in place to re-open over the next few weeks.

The Town Council would ask all residents and visitors to support our local businesses, many who have not been able to trade since March.

We do need to be mindful that the Covid-19 virus is still a threat and would advise all those visiting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 09:36 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Shops Re-opening

Planning Committee - Online

Planning Committee - Online

Last night (21st April) saw Dursley Town Council host their first ever "online" meeting.

Following the government's lockdown restrictions to combat the Covid-19 pandemic it was not possible for Town Council to host a public meeting. This resulted in the cancellation of the scheduled meetings in April until last night's Planning Committee meeting.

Legislation approved by Parliament now permits Town/Parish... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 09:29 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Online Meetings

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Following yesterday's extension to the lockdown period for a further three weeks, the single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to remain staying at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

The restrictions in place remain:

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Covid-19: Extension to Lockdown Period

Following yesterday's extension to the lockdown period for a further three weeks, the single most important action we can all take, in fighting coronavirus, is to remain staying at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

The restrictions in place remain:

1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.
2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.
3. Stopping all... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 10:59 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19

Garden Bonfires

Garden Bonfires

Dursley Town Council would like to share the following message on bonfires from Stroud District Council.

Bonfire smoke may cause particular problems for people with underlying health conditions such as asthma, bronchitis and heart conditions. We all now know that Covid-19 is a respiratory disease. During the pandemic, more people than normal are at home, working, caring for their family and/or self-isolating.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 09:42 by John Kay

Tags: Bonfires, Communication, Council

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment

Covid 19 - The Use of Play Equipment

Dursley Town Council would like to remind all visitors to the War Memorial Recreation Ground, Highfields Play Area and Kingshill Play Area that the play and gym equipment should not be used under any circumstance at the current time.

This is part of the government's guidance on green space areas and to reduce the risk of catching the Covid-19 virus.

Signage has been placed at each location but we are... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 09:04 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Covid-19