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Salford Priors Parish Council and Community Website

Parish Councillor Vacancies

Vacancies in the Office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Salford Priors NOTICE is hereby given, in accordance with Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that vacancies exist in the office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Salford Priors by reason of resignation of Councillors Tom Littleford & Pat Dare on the 9th and 10th day of October 2016. Any ten local government electors for the Parish may require an election to be held to fill the said vacancies. To do this, they must send a written request to the Returning Officer, Stratford-on-Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon to reach him no later than the 31st day of October 2016. No set form of words is necessary. If such a request is received by the Returning Officer, an election will be held. If no request is received, the vacancy will be filled in due course by co-option by the remaining members of the Parish Council. Dated this 11th day of October 2016. By order of the Parish Council Donna Bowles Parish Clerk

Salford Hall

Welcome to Salford Priors. We are situated in the south west corner of the county of Warwickshire in England, almost as far from the coast as you can get.

The parish comprises seven main settlements: Abbot's Salford, The Bevingtons, Dunnington, Iron Cross, Pitchill, Rushford and Salford Priors. The largest of these settlements is Salford Priors.

The parish is situated almost midway between the towns of Evesham, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Redditch. The settlements are situated in open farmland where the main crops are vegetables, in particular asparagus and salad onions.

There are several Grade II listed buildings located mainly in the conservation area along Evesham Road and Station Road in Salford Priors. There are others in the parish at Pitchill, Dunnington Farmhouse, Wood Bevington Manor and Cock Bevington Farm House. St Matthew's Church in Salford Priors, originally Anglo Saxon, and Salford Hall in Abbots Salford, once a Jacobean nunnery, now a hotel and conference centre, are both Grade I listed buildings.

The parish comprises about 600 properties housing, some 1,240 adult residents and about 270 children. Many families have lived in the parish for several generations.

For visitors, in addition to the Church and listed buildings, a major attraction is the network of footpaths which traverse the parish and enable walkers to really 'get away from it all'! The Parish Council publishes a booklet showing the paths and this can be obtained on request from the Clerk.

What's New on this Website

  • 14/10/16: Agenda - for the Parish Council Meeting in October 2016.
  • 14/10/16: Minutes - from September's Parish Council meeting.
  • 14/10/16: Finance - a certificate and opinion from the external auditor on 2015/16 accounts.
  • 22/09/16: Finance - conclusion of audit of Parish Council accounts for 2015/16.
  • 22/09/16: Agenda - for the Parish Council Meeting in September 2016.
  • 03/09/16: Minutes - from August's Parish Council meeting.
  • 30/08/16: Neighbourhood Plan - core documents and links relating to the NDP examination.
  • Previous updates

This website was last updated on 14 October, 2016

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