River levels remain high at all gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting roads & farmland. We expect flooding to low lying land & roads adjacent to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury, including Stourport, Holt Fleet, Worcester, Kempsey, Severn Stoke, Upton, South Quay, Diglis Parade & Hylton Road towpath. B4195 […]
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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It is vital that we each take personal responsibility this Christmas to limit the spread of the virus and protect our loved ones, particularly if they are vulnerable. One in three people with coronavirus (COVID-19) have no symptoms and will be spreading it without realising it. So the safest way to celebrate Christmas this year is […]
Public Health partners urge people not to touch sick or dead birds Public Health England (PHE) Midlands and Worcestershire County Council public health colleagues are urging people, including members of voluntary wildlife organisations, not to touch sick or dead wild birds. The call comes as PHE and the local authority work together after confirmed avian […]
River levels have risen at Diglis, Worcester (Barbourne), Kempsey & Saxons Lode gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Further heavy showers are forecast over the weekend. Flooding of roads & farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land & roads adjacent to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury, including Stourport, Holt […]
Flooding is possible – be prepared River levels are rising slowly at Diglis, Kempsey Yacht Club & Saxons Lode river gauges due to heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect low lying land & roads next to the river from Highley to Tewkesbury. Stourport, Holt Fleet, […]