FLOOD WARNING Monday 18 January – Storm “Christoph” Heavy rain over next 12 hours centred around North Wales Over next 24/48 hrs storm developing further into Wales & West Mercia region (Wednesday) Predicted rainfall between 150/200mm together with high winds Most of rainfall will hit our river catchments Weather pattern will move away Wednesday evening […]
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 Environment Agency in partnership with Worcestershire County Council and the District Council have recently sent a newsletter to parish residents who may be at risk of flooding from the Dick Brook to raise awareness and provide information of action they can take. Attached a copy of the newsletter in PDF format. In this newsletter […]
Hello and welcome to my first newsletter of 2021… This edition includes: a chance to have YOUR say on my budget; more county lines arrests following cooperation with Merseyside Police; five new electric vehicles to add to the policing fleet; investing in my commitment to improve road safety across West Mercia and some New Year crime prevention […]
Parish of Astley & Dunley NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Parish of Astley & Dunley, as a result of the resignation of Councillor Jeremy Scholes The vacancy will be filled by election if, within 14 days after the date of this notice,10 electors for […]
Dear Residents, I know that the news of a new lockdown for England, will be frustrating and upsetting for many people. Worcestershire has tried very hard to keep Covid-19 cases down, and many of you have made sacrifices to protect yourselves and others. We have all had to make changes to the way we live […]