Dursley News - April 2016

During April the Dursley Conservative Club closed its doors for the last time after well over 100 years of continuous use. Home to several skittles teams and the Dursley Quiz League, as well as being a social club for members, the premises is due to be converted for new use, possibly a restaurant and flats. Elsewhere in town the work on the sports centre extension to the swimming pool continues with visible changes every week.

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Conservative Club closure
The Conservative Club in Dursley is closing down after well over 100 years and this view shows the bar in the skittle alley. This club has been home to the Dursley Quiz league for many years so they have now had to find a new venue.
(April 23rd 2016 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Conservative Club skittle alley
The skittle alley in the Conservative Club has seen all its home teams move away to new locations and it stands unused awaiting imminent closure of the building.
(April 23rd 2016 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Women's Institute Yarn Bombing
To celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, Dursley Women's Institute celebrated with a 'yarn bombing' where multi-coloured knitting was draped around some of the locations around the Market House.
(April 24th 2016 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Sports Centre progress
With scaffolding in place, the construction of the block work wall continues on the sports centre extension.
(April 14th 2016 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Extension to the swimming pool
Occupying part of the swimming pool car park, the progress on the sports centre extension is clearly seen in this view.
(April 25th 2016 - copyright John Wilkes)

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