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Casual Vacancy Notice ( 15/03/21)


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RAF Shawbury

Aries Magazine

Wrekin Gliding Club to start flying from Shawbury from September.

The Wrekin Glider Club, who have operated from RAF Cosford for the last 53 years, are relocating to RAF Shawbury to operate aero-towed gliders at the weekends.  The aim of the club is to provide military serving, Civil Service and our Contractor partners, along with their families, the opportunity to undertake gliding activities. This will be, for some, the first opportunity to fly and may be the start of a career in aviation.  This very safe activity has undergone a rigorous assurance process before commencing operations from RAF Shawbury and, by virtue of its very nature, will be extremely quiet.  We (RAF Shawbury) wanted to let you know about the gliding before you see an article in the forthcoming Aries Magazine or before you see unexpected gliders in the overhead of RAF Shawbury.

Please contact Astley Parish Council if any questions need forwarding to the RAF.

NEW: Astley Village Hall is closed to all meetings and events due to the Coronavirus outbreak with effect from 19th March 2020. Updates will be placed here and on the Facebook page -

Vacancy:  Parish Clerk.  The recruitment process has been put on hold until further notice.

Notice of the period for the exercise of public rights (2020-2021) here  (Required by Regulation 15 (2) Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015)

Summary of period for the exercise of public rights, page 1 here , page 2 here

Astley Parish Council now have a Grant Awarding Policy. Applications for small grants of up to £100 can be made to the council by local  groups/organisations between 1st November and 31 December.  Please see Grant Awarding Policy here .  Application form in Word format here

Meeting Dates for 2021 here

An Extraordinary Meeting of Astley Parish Council will be held on Wednesday 28th July 2021, 7pm at Astley Village Hall, Agenda here


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