Dursley News - May 2020

Unfortunately the large VE day 75th anniversary celebrations which had been planned throughout the country were a casualty of 'lockdown' and Dursley's was no exception. Bunting and flags still flew though and there were numerous examples of streets having 'socially distanced' gatherings determined to to recognise the significance of the date.

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VE Day flags fly outside Clifton Cameras
No public celebrations but that still didn't stop the flags being displayed throughout the town.
(May 9th 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)


VE Day anniversary bunting hangs in Parsonage Street
Empty streets but the bunting is out in recognition of the 75th VE Day anniversary.
(May 9th 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)


The closed 'Old Spot' pub during 'lockdown'
A favourite watering hole, with residents and visitors alike the Old Spot remains closed, another casualty of lockdown.
(May 15th 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)



New benches at Dursley bus station
Some work has gone ahead during these unprecedented times and the benches next to Dursley bus station have been refurbished with new wood so should last several more years.
(May 15th 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)


Work progresses on the 'Gravity' restaurant
Not the most attractive building but at least the old Barclay's Bank premises are being given a new lease of life and hopefully it won't be too long before it can open under its new guise, the 'Gravity' restaurant and takeaway.
(May 3rd 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)


New houses on Woodmancote
Further progress has been made on the small housing development and some of the scaffolding is now coming down.
(May 15th 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)


The now closed 'Yew Tree' pub in Cam
Another one gone. The closed Yew Tree pub in Cam is being converted to residential use and will not re-open as licensed premises.
(May 30th 2020 - copyright Andrew Barton)

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