Dursley News - July 2006

The week of July 8th to July 15th saw Dursley hold its Town Festival for 2006 with events throughout the week. An art exhibition, live music, a fashion show, a guided walk, an illustrated talk on the Dursley railway as well as a carnival procession on the final Saturday attracted many visitors. The weather couldn't have been better and everyone seemed to have fun.

Elsewhere, the long established estate agency firm of Bennett Jones moved to larger premises in Parsonage Street on Sunday July 23rd and work continues apace with the new houses on the old Bymacks site.

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    Fun on the Recreation ground
On a perfect summer's day at the end of Dursley Town Festival Week there were plenty of ppeople and a lot of fun to be had on the recreation ground.
(July 15th 2006 - copyright Andrew Barton)
    Dursley Town Festival Parade
The Dursley Rosebud winner takes a ride at the head of the parade as it passes the Market House.
(July 15th 2006 - copyright Andrew Barton)
    Company move
The premises previously used by the Job Centre has been taken over by Bennett Jones and on Sunday July 23rd the office was moved a hundred yards or so along Parsonage Street to the adapted building next to the passageway near Barclay's Bank.
(July 23rd 2006 - copyright Andrew Barton)
    Bymacks houses
A little more progress on the new houses as some of the scaffiolding comes down.
(July 23rd 2006 - copyright Andrew Barton)
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