Dursley News - January 2013

The 18th of January saw heavy snowfall hit the southwest and Dursley had its fair share which prompted many to take the day off work and enjoy the surroundings. Many of those who did attempt the journey ended up abandoning their cars anyway. Due to the cold temperatures, the snow actually hung around for over a week.

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    Snowy Market House
Dursley residents woke up to a snowy town. This is the Market House surrounded by snow on the morning of the 18th January.
(January 18th 2013 - copyright Andrew Barton)

The ploughs are out
Early in the morning the snow ploughs were out in Kingshill Road to clear a path through the freshly fallen snow.
(January 18th 2013 - copyright John Wilkes)

    Woodland Wonderland
Snow covered trees frame the path up to Stinchcombe Hill.
(January 19th 2013 - copyright John Wilkes)
    Cam Peak sledging run
The sledgers were out in force on Cam Peak to take the opportunity of a speedy descent!
(January 18th 2013 - copyright John Wilkes)
    Priory white-out
The newly renovated Priory in Long Street takes on a very wintry appearance after the heavy snowfall.
(January 18th 2013 - copyright Andrew Barton)
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