Yellow warning of thunderstorms Areas affected: East Midlands | East of England | London & South East England | North East England | North West England | South West England | Wales | West Midlands | Yorkshire & Humber Starts: 18:00 BST on Wed 16 June Ends: 06:00 BST on Fri 18 June Some places […]
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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Overnight on Sunday 30th May, an attempted break-in took place in Stockton on Teme. A heavy wrought iron grill was removed from a ventilation opening leading into the cellar of a residential property. Fortunately no access to the property appears to have occurred. If you know who is responsible for this, please contact me or ring the […]
Phishing remains the most successful attack vector for cyber criminals targeting individuals and businesses. Cyber criminals love phishing. Unfortunately, this is not a harmless riverbank pursuit. When criminals go phishing, you are the fish and the bait is usually contained in a scam email or text message. The criminal’s goal is to convince you to click […]
Time for some (slightly belated) #CovidVaccine numbers for Herefordshire and Worcestershire! 491,788 first doses given in total – up 14,446 since last week. 323,205 second doses given in total – up 36,647 since last week. That’s a grand total of 814,993 vaccinations given so far – 51,093 of those in the week ending 23rd May […]
WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (C2276 Dunley, Astley and Dunley)(Temporary Closure) Order 2021 Proposed Order: to close that part of C2276 Dunley from its junction with A451 Dunley to its junction with U64409 Reynolds Lane Reason: Carriageway Patching by WCC Exemptions: to permit access to any land or premises fronting […]