Entries by Roger

Next Parish Council Meeting and AGM Postponed 12th May 2021

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 […]

Fresh warnings about Stourport’s deadly ‘Blue Lagoon’ quarry – Kidderminster Shuttle

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

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 […]

How will voting be different this year?

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 […]

Following the sad passing of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a Book of Condolence for Worcestershire has opened online.

The Book of Condolence is open for residents to pay their respects and show their love and support for the Royal Family. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, traditional physical books of condolences are not being made available for people to record their messages. As an alternative, you can leave your message by following the […]

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE               ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14 (AS AMENDED)   WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL   NOTICE OF THE CLOSURE OF U64211 ASTLEY BURF, 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 […]

Message of condolence

It is with profound sadness that we have learned of the death of His Royal Highness the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. On behalf of the council and the people of Astley and Dunley, we extend our sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family as this sad time.

Annual Parish Meeting – POSTPONED – Wednesday 21st April 2021

The Annual Meeting for the parish of Astley & Dunley has been postponed until further notice. While the Coronavirus legislation includes Parish Councils, it does not extend to Parish Meetings (as we had hoped) and it therefore means we are required to hold the meeting in person. Clearly, we are unable to organise this at […]

COVID – one year on

Last March, I do not think any of us could have imagined the challenges we would face in the next 12 months. Those challenges have come into every part of our lives. They have changed how, and sometimes where, we work; they have affected how we spend our free time; they’ve led to us missing […]

Update from West Mercia Police & Crime Commissioner

Hello and welcome to my latest newsletter… Which is also the last one you’ll see for a little while. From Monday 22nd March we head into the pre-election period so, in accordance with the restrictions around communications, this newsletter will resume after the PCC elections in May. Please click on link below pcc200321