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 […]
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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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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]