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19th November 2019

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Details of our Privacy Notice can be found by clicking here.  You can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Clerk.

23rd September 2019

Severn Trent Water is carrying out work to replace old water pipes in Bayston Hill, between 23 September and 8 November 2019.

The work will begin on Hollies Drive and work down towards the junction of Lansdowne Road where there will be 3-way traffic lights.  Once this section has been completed the work will move on to the top end of Hollies Drive towards the junction of Green Lane.  This section of road will be closed to through traffic from 4-8 November 2019.  Access to homes and businesses will be maintained at all times.

For further information contact Catherine Webb on 07971 304604 between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

6th August 2019

Congratulations to Councillor Tim Ryan who was elected as the new Chair of Bayston Hill Parish Council on 29 July 2019.  Tim has been a member of the Council since 2017 and was serving as Vice Chair until the resignation of Paul Breeze.  Councillor Teresa Lewis was elected as the new Vice Chair.

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23rd July 2019

Due to the resignation of Cllr Paul Breeze a vacancy has arisen at the Parish Council.

An election may be called in accordance with the attached notice within 14 days (excluding weekends) but if not called the Council will be asked to co-opt a replacement.

Details on the role of Councillor can be obtained from the Clerk

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 Friday 8 February 2019.  A consultation meeting will be held at the Guildhall in Frankwell, Shrewsbury on Thursday 24 January 2019 to discuss the proposals for the area around Bayston Hill (Shrewsbury Rural South) from 7pm.

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.



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