Shenstone Parish Council
The Parish Council is the lowest tier of Government and receives an annual budget (precept) from Lichfield District Council for the maintenance of its responsibilities.
Shenstone is the largest parish council in Staffordshire, consisting of 3 wards. Since May 2015, 15 elected Councillors represent the recently revised wards of Shenstone, Shenstone Woodend and Little Aston / Stonnall. The neighbouring villages of Little Hay and Footherly come under Shenstone. The Parish Council is non – political and all councillors are volunteers, receiving no salary for their services.
The responsibilities of Shenstone Parish Council, include the following, although the playing fields, Lammas Land and village halls have their own “management committees”
Grass cutting of selected grass verges on public roads
The emptying of all litter and dog bins (street cleansing)
Grass cutting of all three playing fields and the emptying of all bins
Grass cutting and bin emptying on the Lammas Land in Shenstone.
Monitoring and maintenance of all recreational facilities.
Monitoring and maintenance of all three village halls and certain other community buildings.
Official Parish Council noticeboards in each village.
Bus shelters and some public benches.
The Lower Lawn cemetery at St. John’s Church, Shenstone.
The Jubilee Allotments in Stonnall
Viewing and commenting on Planning applications.
If you have any queries on the above then please “Contact Us” or call or visit the Parish Council office. Rights of Way, trees, street lighting and other concerns are not officially the Parish Council’s responsibility but we can assist with your enquiry.
Shenstone Parish Council Office
25C Main Street
Telephone: 01543 481947
Clerk to Shenstone Parish Council: Shirley O’Mara
Office opening hours
Tuesday : 09.00 – 1700
Wednesday: 09.00 – 1700
Thursday: 09.00 – 17.00
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
(Closed each day 12.00 – 1.00 pm for lunch)