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

Official Opening of the Petanque Court

Official Opening of the Petanque Court

We are pleased to announce that the installation of a Petanque Court at the War Memorial Recreation Ground is complete. The court was officially opened by the Mayor on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.

The facility is free to use and will be run on a turn up and play basis. If required, players can borrow Boules from 'The Pulse' in return for a refundable deposit.

The court was installed with the help of a... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:05 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Petanque

Fly Tipper Caught on CCTV Dumping Waste in War Memorial Recreation Ground

Fly Tipper Caught on CCTV  Dumping Waste in War Memorial Recreation Ground

In September, our CCTV cameras captured clear images of a fly tipper dumping waste in the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

Working with Stroud District Council, the offender was successfully identified and issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice for £150, which was subsequently paid.

Councillor Alex Stennett, Chair of the Council Green Spaces Committee, said "fly tipping is an unnecessary and unpleasant... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Fly Tipping

Contract Opportunity: Cleaning Maintenance

Contract Opportunity: Cleaning Maintenance

Dursley Town Council in partnership with Dursley Tabernacle URC are looking for a cleaning contractor for the period January 2020 to December 2022.

The contract includes the routine cleaning of Jacob's House, The Vibe Youth Centre and some areas within the Tabernacle Church.

The Town Council would invite interested parties to contact the Town Clerk to discuss the contract and to arrange a site viewing.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:19 by John Kay

Tags: Cleaning Contract 2020 to 2022, Communication, Council

Planning Meeting Cancelled

Planning Meeting Cancelled

The Planning Committee meeting scheduled for this evening (Tuesday 17th September) has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.

The meeting will now take place at 18:30 on Tuesday 24th September 2019 and will be held in the meeting room located at the Methodist Church in Castle Street.

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:14 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Fire Damage to Council Property

War Memorial Recreation Ground: Fire Damage to Council Property

Over the weekend of 17th and 18th August 2019, two litter bins in the War Memorial Recreation Ground playground were deliberately set on fire and destroyed.

The incident on Saturday 17th August occurred between the hours of 19:50-21:00 and the incident on Sunday 18th August occurred between 19:05-20:00.

Both incidents, and those involved, were caught on CCTV but following police advise we are not releasing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 15:45 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, WMRG

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire’s Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Gloucestershire's Play Rangers - Coming to Dursley

Play Ranger activities take place outdoors in all weather and are open access. This means there is no registration, children are free to come and go as they please.

The last Dursley session takes place on Thursday 15th August at Highfields Play Area.

Under 7's are welcome and should be accompanied by a parent or carer.

All Sessions: 10am to 4pm.

For... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:35 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Play Rangers

Three New Dursley Town Councillors

Three New Dursley Town Councillors

At the meeting of Dursley Town Council on Tuesday 6th August, three new residents were co-opted onto Council filling all the vacant Town Councillor positions.

Local residents, Kate Reynolds, Joanne Smee and Denver Thirwell were unanimously voted onto Council by the existing Town Councillors.

Mayor Neil Grecian welcomed the new Councillors and said "it is great to have three new volunteers and bring the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:09 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, New Councillors

Grant Funding 2019/20: NOW OPEN

Grant Funding 2019/20: NOW OPEN

Grant Funding 2019/20

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, they must be received by the Town Council on or before Friday 30th August... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 13:33 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Grant

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Roundabout Cat - Memorial Plaque

Dursley Town Council was recently contacted by a local resident who had raised money from the local community to commemorate a local celebrity "Roundabout Cat" aka Ginger who sadly had died a few weeks ago.

Ginger was regularly seen crossing the roundabout at the Bull Pitch/Woodmancote junction.

When asked if the Town Council would agree to a memorial plaque on the nearby bench, the Chair of Town Improvements,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:37 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

Summer Festival 2019: Jacob's House Open Day

As part of this year's Summer Festival on Saturday 13th July; the Town Council's office "Jacob's House" will be open to the public from 10am.

Both Councillors and Staff will be available to answer any questions you have about Dursley Town Council.

Visitors will be able to submit their suggestions on how they "would improve Dursley" and it will be an opportunity for any interested person to find out about... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 11:38 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Summer Festival 2019