This edition includes: a chance to have YOUR say on my budget; some Christmas generosity in the community, a county lines drug dealer arrest; a plea to help further prevent crime and a special message to all those living in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Worcestershire. Due to the new COVID-19 government guidelines, my office is mainly […]
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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River Severn Sandy Lane and Severnside, Stourport Flooding is expected – immediate action required River levels are forecast to continue rising at the Bewdley river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and roads and farmland is expected today. No further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to […]
The Prime Minister has announced changes to the rules on forming Christmas bubbles. This is in response to rising case numbers and the discovery of a new variation of the Covid-19 virus which is more easily spread. You are now only allowed to form a Christmas bubble, with up to two other households, on Christmas […]
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 […]
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 […]