England is under Government lockdown restrictions until December 2nd 2020. This means we are all being asked to stay at home wherever possible. It is though, very important that anyone with any symptoms of Covid-19, still gets a test. Worcestershire has plenty of testing capacity for anyone who needs a Covid-19 test and it […]
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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The Government has published guidance on Remembrance Sunday. It states that the COVID Alert Levels, across all tiers, provide for a specific exception for Remembrance Sunday events for participants and spectators, provided appropriate precautions are undertaken by the event organiser. So local authorities in England can organise outdoor Remembrance Sunday events at a public war memorial […]
Self-isolation support payment * Links from this post will redirect you to Malvern Hills District Council website From Monday, 28 September 2020, you are required by law to self-isolate if you are told to do so by NHS Test and Trace. The Government has introduced a £500 support payment to help people on low incomes […]
Published Monday, 19th October 2020 Families across Worcestershire can now be reunited with loved ones in care homes. Worcestershire County Council Public Health has considered the current situation and the impact the closure of care homes, is having on families and residents. The decision has been taken to advise care homes that limited visits […]
It might still seem some time off (or maybe not if you venture into the supermarkets and see all their festive stuff!) but Christmas is fast approaching and we have just agreed the Christmas collection schedules for refuse, recycling and Garden Waste. This year’s impact is limited to the Friday of each week. Attached […]