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 […]
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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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 […]
Everyone in England must stay at home except for specific reasons, including essential shopping, to work, if you cannot work from home, to exercise, to seek medical help, and to escape domestic abuse. The full list of restrictions are available on the dedicated restrictions pages of the Government’s website (opens in a new window). In response […]
Clearing snow and ice from the pavement outside your home or public spaces can help prevent slips and falls. Here’s some handy advice issued by the Department for Transport. Don’t be put off clearing paths because you’re afraid someone will get injured. Remember, people walking on snow and ice have a responsibility to be careful […]
WORCESTERSHIRE will be placed under stricter tier 3 restrictions following an announcement by Health Secretary Matt Hancock. The county has been under tier two restrictions since the national lockdown ended earlier this month but will move up a tier from midnight tonight following a rise in cases. Tier three restrictions ban households from mixing indoors […]