River levels have risen at Diglis, Worcester (Barbourne), Kempsey & Saxons Lode gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Further heavy showers are forecast over the weekend. Flooding of roads & farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land & roads adjacent to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury, including Stourport, Holt […]
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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Flooding is possible – be prepared River levels are rising slowly at Diglis, Kempsey Yacht Club & Saxons Lode river gauges due to heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect low lying land & roads next to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury. Stourport, Holt Fleet, […]
Flooding is possible – be prepared River levels are rising slowly at Diglis, Kempsey Yacht Club & Saxons Lode river gauges due to heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected to start tonight, 16/12/20. We expect flooding to affect low lying land & roads next to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury. Stourport, Holt Fleet, Worcester, Kempsey, […]
Dear All, 2020 has been a very different year for all of us. I hope you are all safe and well and 2021 can be better for all. Thank you for your continuing support of Neighbourhood watch locally and keeping your local neighbourhood protected. I wish you all the best for 2021 […]
Hello and welcome to my latest newsletter… This edition includes: another opportunity to have YOUR say directly with me; my call for clarity around West Mercia Police’s approach to COVID-19 enforcement, more county lines arrests in the fight to tackle drug offences; the release of my official Christmas crime prevention playlist and a round up of my special edition White […]