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12th December 2018

Bayston Hill LIbrary will close for the Christmas period at 1pm on Saturday 22 December 2018 and re-open at 10am on Thursday 3 January 2019.

No items will be due back during this period.

If you would like to take out extra items just ask the library staff

Don't forget the online services are available 24/7, all year round.

Why not take time to 

  • take a look at the library website?
  • try the e-book and e-magazine services?
  • plan some Bank Holiday events with the help of our Community Directory?



30th November 2018

Local Plan Review - ‘Preferred Sites’ Consultation

Shropshire Council is continuing to progress with its Local Plan Review.

To inform this review, Shropshire Council is now seeking comments on the third stage of consultation on the Local Plan Review, the ‘Preferred Sites’. This consultation runs from Thursday 29th November 2018 to Thursday 31st January 2019.

The ‘Preferred Sites’ Consultation:

·      Outlines a housing policy direction to improve the delivery of local housing needs;

·      Establishes development guidelines and development boundaries for Shrewsbury, Principal and Key Centres, and each proposed Community Hub.

·      Sets out preferred sites to deliver the preferred scale and distribution of housing and employment growth during the plan period to 2036.


If you are interested in being involved in shaping the future of your local area, then we would like to hear from you.


The ‘Preferred Sites’ Consultation Document; questionnaire; and related documents (including Sustainability Appraisal; Habitats Regulations Assessment; and Equality and Social Inclusion Impact Assessment), are available on the Shropshire Council website at: www.shropshire.gov.uk/local-plan-consultation


Paper copies will also be on display at Shropshire libraries and main Shropshire Council Offices during their normal opening hours.


The evidence base documents which have informed this consultation are available to view on the Shropshire Council website at:



How to Respond

To respond to the ‘Preferred Sites’ Consultation, please use our questionnaire which is available on the Shropshire Council website at: www.shropshire.gov.uk/local-plan-consultation


Once completed, the questionnaire can be submitted by:

·      Email to: planningpolicy@shropshire.gov.uk

If submitting your own response, please enter your last name in the email subject field;

If submitting a response on behalf of a client, please enter their last name in the email subject field.


·      Post to: Shropshire Council, Planning Policy & Strategy Team, Shirehall, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND


Please ensure that Shropshire Council receives any consultation response by Thursday 31st January 2019.


What Happens Next?

Further stages of consultation will occur in 2019.

The existing Core Strategy & SAMDev Plan will remain in force until any new Plan is adopted which is anticipated around 2020.


15th November 2018

Please note that the Parish Office will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 and will re-open on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

1st November 2018


The Parish Council has two vacancies.  Both of these may be filled by Co-option and details of how to apply can be obtained from the Parish Office or the application form can be downloaded below.

The most recent vacancy was created by the resignation of Councillor Dave Engler on 24 October 2018 

If you are interested in becoming a Parish Councillor, please contact the Parish Clerk for further details.

Address: Bayston Hill Parish Counciil, Parish Office, Lyth Hill Road, Bayston Hill, Shrewsbury, SY3 0EW

8th May 2018

The Big Village Survey is now available and will be delivered to every household in the village. Paper surveys should be returned by the 8 June but the survey can be completed on line right up until 15 June 2018 by clicking on this link: https:www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BaystonHillCLP or by scanning the QR code on the front of the paper copy to complete it on your mobile. A video explaining more about the survey can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFQBJuBIo7w


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