The 2019 Pancake Race was held earlier today with entrants representing local organisations and businesses taking part.
The final result were:
1st: Liam Jones, representing The Pulse Leisure Centre
2nd: Will Hayward, representing The Old Spot
3rd: Chelsie Winsor, representing Henlow Court
A trophy donated by Dursley Business Inclusive, in memory of local volunteer Eileen Nichols, was awarded to Viv Kennedy... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 12:29 by John Kay
The Town Council are pleased to confirm that under the jurisdiction of Stroud District Council the Council's grounds staff are now fully trained and authorised to issue Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN's) for dog fouling offences.
Dursley Town Council are the first Town or Parish Council in the Stroud District to obtain this authorisation from Stroud District Council (SDC). A person responsible for a dog... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:44 by John Kay
Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon. Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.
In February 2010, Dursley Town Council resolved to resurrect the annual Pancake Race, and to provide a trophy for the winner.
Each year a local charity... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:52 by John Kay
The Nominations for the 2019 awards to be announced at the town's Annual Assembly on the 21st May 2018 are now OPEN.
The Leslie D Gale Award was instituted in 1994, as a tribute to the late Mr Gale, who was the last Chairman of Dursley Parish Council and the first Mayor of Dursley, and who served the community in so many ways. The Leslie D Gale Award not only recognises longevity of service to the community... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:38 by John Kay
The first real snow of the winter is with us this morning, treated roads are passable with care, but we are experiencing problems with estate roads and other non-gritted routes. Long Street has been closed by the police.
Don't be put off clearing paths because you're afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful themselves. Don't believe... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:14 by John Kay
Dursley Town Council has set its budget for the coming financial year and will continue to invest in a range of projects to benefit Dursley.
The Mayor, Cllr Neil Grecian said "we have agreed to a modest rise in our share of the Council Tax for the following year, this will allow the Town Council to manage the new town centre car park which is scheduled to open at the end of February. The car park will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:20 by John Kay
The Town Council has been informed that a 200m section of Long Street will be closed to through traffic between Monday 7th and Wednesday 9th January 2019.
This is to allow for resurfacing the new road layout between the new (Victoria Street) junction and the entrance to the Littlecombe housing estate.
Pedestrian and emergency access will be maintained.
Should you have any further queries regarding this... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:10 by John Kay
Please send details of your upcoming 2019 events to be advertised on the "What's On" community event diary located on the Town Council website.
To see what is programmed for the next few months in the Dursley area, including the annual Pancake Day Race event on Tuesday 5th March visit the What's On Diary.
Posted: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 11:33 by John Kay
The office will close at 12pm on Friday 21st December and reopen to the public at 10am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.
In the event of an emergency the Councillors contact details are available on the Town Council's website.
The Councillors and Staff at the Town Council would like to wish all residents, businesses and visitors to Dursley a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:15 by John Kay