We are pleased to report that The Baldwin Memorial in Astley has been cleaned. Astley and Dunley Parish Council took over as trustees of The Baldwin Memorial from the Tomkinson family in 1989. We have taken advice on several occasions with regard to cleaning but were advised by conservationists, listed building experts and a stonemason […]
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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NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR 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 John Armstrong The vacancy will be filled by election if, within 14 […]
A vacancy to be a Parish councillor has arisen due to the retirement of John Armstrong. John Armstrong has decided to retire from his position as a Parish Councillor and this has created a vacancy on the Parish Council. John has served on the Council for nearly 10 years, on behalf of the residents the […]
WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (U64211 Astley Burf, Astley And Dunley)(Temporary Closure) Order 2021 Order made: to close that part of U64211 Astley Burf from its junction with U64212 Bull Hill to its junction with U64211 Riverlands including the closure of U64212 Weather Lane Reason: Carriageway Resurfacing by Worcestershire County […]
WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (Seedgreen Lane, Astley And Dunley)(Temporary Closure) Order 2021 Order made: to close that part of Seedgreen Lane from its junction with B4196 Astley to its junction with Junction with U64211 Hampstall Lane Reason: Carriageway Resurfacing by Worcestershire County Council Exemptions: to permit access to any […]