Evening, Please can I ask you to be aware and vigilant for a White Ford Transit van – it’s an ‘Enterprise’ hire vehicle, the name is written in green and black on the side of the van – registration CA70XWL. The vehicle has been seen almost daily in the Larford and Astley area, […]
Welcome to the website of Astley and Dunley Parish Council
Astley and Dunley Parish with riverside Astley Burf on the River Severn, site of the Hamptsall Inn. Associations with Civil War and Prince Rupert 1642 and King Charles 1644. Locally famous Andrew Yarranton born at Larford, a royalist, agricultural engineer, built canals, locks, iron workings, blast furnace, near Sharpley Pool close to Glazen Bridge now recognised by English Heritage as a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Yarhampton house, Astley Towne house, Longmore Hill farm, Bull Hill farm and the gothic style Pool House are of historical interest. Nearby, the 220 mile long River Severn used in middle ages to transport coal, etc., and scene of a tragic ferry disaster – 9 killed – in 1919. Astley Hall, former home of Sir Stanley Baldwin.
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The Government have announced yesterday that they will not extend the date for allowing virtual meeting beyond the 6th May. In a letter to the NALC and the LGA Minister Luke Hall confirmed that the Government “has concluded that it is not possible to bring forward emergency legislation on this issue at this time.” This […]
By Jack Rawlins @JackRawlinsReporter OFFICERS have issued a fresh warning about the dangers of swimming in Stourport’s “Blue Lagoon” quarry. Stourport SNT shared a tweet saying that the spot at Shavers End quarry is not so much an exotic Caribbean retreat, but more of a “cold, rubbish filled quarry with two cars at the bottom.” Patrol Sergeant […]
PUBLIC NOTICE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14 (AS AMENDED) WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL NOTICE OF THE CLOSURE OF BURNTHORNE LANE, ASTLEY AND DUNLEY, WORCESTERSHIRE (“THE HIGHWAY”) Reason for restriction: Water Leak/Burst Main. There is a need to close the highway in the following terms:- The effect of this […]
Published Friday, 30th April 2021 Polling Day in the local district and county elections in Worcestershire is less than one week away. How will voting be different this year? In order to keep the elections Covid secure on Thursday (6th May) voting this year will look and feel a little different. From the queue […]