The Christmas period is now upon us, and this year it looks and feels vastly different to any Christmas we might ever have experienced. In November, we moved as a country into a new lock down. Having rediscovered some degree of the freedoms we had once unthinkingly enjoyed over summer, We understand when some of us […]
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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Between 23 and 27 December you may choose to form a Christmas bubble of up to three households. Read more about forming a Christmas bubble. We know how important it is to meet up with family at this time of year but please consider the rules carefully and what you do as a result of […]
Hello and welcome to my latest newsletter. This edition includes: a welcome spending review from the Chancellor; an opportunity to have YOUR say directly with me; more county lines arrests in the fight against Serious & Organised Crime and my support for White Ribbon Day, as I released a special series of podcasts alongside securing more funding to help raise awareness and tackle […]
Today, the Government announced Worcestershire will go into Tier Two category of restrictions, once the current lockdown finishes on December 2nd. Worcestershire has worked very hard during the lockdown to reduce the number of cases of Covid-19 in the county. We have seen some good progress, which has resulted in the county avoiding tier 3 […]
Free parking will be on offer in Malvern Hills District Council car parks in the run up to Christmas Day. From 1 to 24 December, visitors will be able to park for free after 3pm in any of the council’s pay and display car parks. The offer is open to all vehicles except HGVs and […]