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Bayston Hill Community Award Scheme

The Parish Council is proud to announce it's new Community Award Scheme which enables you to nominate an individual or organisation that has done something exceptional within the community.  Categories for nomination are:

Young Person of the Year

Good Neighbour

Bayston Hill - Exemplary Achievement Award

The nomination form and more information can be found at the link below and should be received by the Parish Clerk by the end of March 2016.  Awards will be made at the Annual Parish Meeting on 23 May 2016.

Community Awards Nomination Form


Holiday Opportunity for Older People - see News page.





The Planning Inquiry into the above application will take place from 26-30 January 2016 in the Ludlow room at Shirehall, Shrewsbury.  Members of the public may attend the Inquiry and, at the Inspector's discretion, express their views.  If you wish to speak, please arrive for 10.00 am on Tuesday 26 January.

Documents relating to the Inquiry can be viewed on the Planning Inspectorate website,

The reference no is APP/L3245/W/15/3127978.


The village of Bayston Hill is an urban area in a rural setting of 5500 residents set in Shrewsbury's countryside fringe some five kms south-west of the centre of Shrewsbury. The village has a thriving village community with an active Parish Council, a busy village hall, Women's Institute, annual pantomime, etc., and a strong local identity. It also has well supported village facilities.

Whilst there has been a welcome increase in village-based employment in recent years, the majority of residents work in nearby Shrewsbury and Telford. Road links are good, with Bayston Hill located near to both the A5 and A49.

The open countryside surrounding the village is a major attraction for many of the residents. This, and the strong desire to maintain a separate identity to Shrewsbury, has led to a widely held belief that the village has grown enough and that there should be no more housing beyond its boundaries, although this is currently under threat.



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