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Barlaston is an ancient parish and large village of Stafford overlooking the Trent valley.  The name is of Anglo Saxon origin and is derived from Beornwulfs town or estate.  Barlaston is the gateway to the Downs Banks – owned by the National Trust and offering approximately 160 acres of bracken-covered moorland forming an idyllic backdrop to Barlaston village.

Neighbourhood Plan  - Read the Neighbourhood Plan information leaflet.  Five steering groups have been established and the council is looking for residents to join them.  Meetings took place in March.  Find out more about the Steering Groups from the link here.

Barlaston Village Show

Plans for the 2016 Village Show are well underway.  Visit the Village Show website to find out more.

Civic Amenity Visits 2016/17
A refuse vehicle with operator will be parked in Ivyhouse Drive, Barlaston Park adjacent to the shop on the following dates:-

9 July 2016
17 September 2016
12 November 2016
21 January 2017
4 March 2017


Barlaston also has its own Community First Responder Scheme (CFR), which means that residents have a group of trained volunteers, under the control of the ambulance service to look after the people in their area.  Find out more about the Community First Responder Group by visiting their Facebook page.

Read Memories of my life 1920 – 46 Barlaston School and Village by Ernest J. Hawkins here

Read More Memories of  Barlaston by Ernest J. Hawkins here

The Parish Clerk is Mrs Kim Squires.  Kim can be contacted on Tel: Home 01889 584897 or by e-mailing Barlastonclerk@gmail.com