Dursley News - February 2021

The ongoing pandemic has at least provided plenty of opportunities for enjoying the countryside and experiencing the town in a quieter state than it would normally be. It's strange to go to the town centre and see most of the shops shut and the cafes and restaurants closed awaiting future customers. It's likely to be the same for some time to come unfortunately.

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Bank Cafe shut during lockdown
With the Covid-19 pandemic ongoing, all cafes in the town centre are closed and everything has taken on a quiet and empty appearance.
(February 23rd 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Resurfacing of May Lane
At long last the uneven surface of May Lane has been remade and there is now a smooth route to Stinchcombe Hill.
(February 23rd 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)



Resident raven in Dursley
Dursley has seen a persistent visitor recently with the arrival of a large, seemingly tame, raven which sits outside 'Gravity' waiting for scraps.
(February 8th 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)


St. Mark's Rise, Dursley
On the site once occupied by Starkey's van hire the new houses fronting Woodmancote on what is now 'St. Mark's Rise', are now complete.
(February13th 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)


New houses at Redwing Gate, Cam
In Cam, on the road which once formed the entrance to Coaley Junction station, many new houses of the Redwing Gate development are almost complete.
(February 27th 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Littlecombe stream
The once culverted stream that used to flow under the factory of R.A. Lister now makes a pleasant sight as it passes under Church Road, Upper Cam.
(February 4th 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Disused cottage in Springhill, Cam
Alongside Springhill on the route towards Cam Peak, this derelict cottage stands close to Downhouse Farm.
(February 20th 2021 - copyright Andrew Barton)

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