Members of Astley and Dunley Parish Council are saddened to hear of the death of Roy Darch on July 7th. Roy had, for many years, been a stalwart member of the parish council having been co-opted in June 1995 and remaining very active until stepping down in 2018. His knowledge was always held in high […]
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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NEWS: AVERAGE SPEED CAMERAS ARE COMING TO WEST MERCIA Work has begun to install the first set of average speed cameras in West Mercia this week. Work is underway to start installation of the next generation cameras along the 50mph stretch of the A449 from Hartlebury to Ombersley, in Worcestershire to reduce speeds, improve safety […]
PUBLIC NOTICE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 – SECTION 14 (AS AMENDED) WORCESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL NOTICE OF THE CLOSURE OF B4196 B4196 ASTLEY, 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 […]
Update from Severn Trent Water on planned emergency works on Stourport Bridge next week (July 5 and 6 2021) Published Thursday, 1st July 2021Statement released by Severn Trent Water in regards to works on the Stourport Bridge for two days next week, Monday (5 July) and Tuesday (6 July). To allow for emergency sewer repairs […]
Water Supply Interruptions in Stourport-On-Severn | Incidents | In My Area | Severn Trent Water (stwater.co.uk) Repair underway 30 Jun 2021 08:09 We’re still in the area working hard to have everything back to normal as quickly as we can. We’re aiming to have the water supplies back on around 12pm today and we’ll update […]