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Astwood closes for fishing following sale to new owners

Astwood Fishery near Bromsgrove has closed following the sale of the venue to new owners who have decided to keep the venue private. Click on the headline to read more.

The attractive three lake venue had been a popular day ticket and match fishery for many years and the closure follows the sale of the venue to new owners following the retirement of former owner Frank Kean who bought Astwood in 1990 . During his career Frank was head chef at the Chateau Impney Hotel in Droitwich before working for several years in the Middle East and North African where he developed accommodation ‘towns’ for employees in the oil and petrochemical industries before returning to the UK and taking over Astwood.

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Written by Peter Cliff
With career in Public Relations and journalism, Peter worked for local, regional and national newspapers before moving into Public Relations. A regular contributor to several major angling publications over the years, he launched Fisheries.co.uk in 1999.

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