What we do

Barlby and Osgodby Parish lies to the north of Selby in the County of North Yorkshire.

The Council changed status from a Parish to a Town Council on 30th July 2014 to reflect the range of services available to local residents.

Services include the management of :

  • Barlby Library and Community Hub
  • 4 Play Areas at - Hilltop (known locally as Wainhomes) and Riverside Close/Peartree Close (Barlby), Bungalow Road (Barlby Bridge) and South Duffield Road (Osgodby)*
  • 3 Playing Fields at - Wainhomes, Bungalow Road and South Duffield Road
  • 2 Village 'Greens' at Maple Tree Avenue and Pindars Way (Barlby)
  • Allotments at St Leonards Avenue (Osgodby) and Gardeners Lane, Barlby
  • Nature Conservation Sites (approx 50 acres) at - Barlby Woodland and Wildflower Meadow and Barlby Ponds (Barlby), the Old Railway Walk and Osgodby Pond (Osgodby)
  • Fences and hedges, gates and paths on, or adjoining, Council land
  • Grass cutting within the 30 mph zone and on playing fields
  • Street furniture including bins, dog bins, seats and notice boards
  • Street Lights - see Street lighting section for list of Parish maintained streets
  • Christmas Lights at Barlby Road (Barlby Bridge), Barlby Road/East View right through to Barley Fields (Barlby), and Hull Road through to Sand Lane/Cliffe Road (Osgodby)
  • Fun Day - Saturday 3rd June 2023
  • Support for local Community Groups
  • Support for local Community Events - Children's Panto !
  • Produce a quarterly Parish Magazine
  • Respond to consultations
  • Memorial Garden
  • Memorial Events
  • Produce and monitor a Community Emergency Plan
  • Formulate policies - e.g. replacement of street furniture
  • Projects - e.g. upgrading Play Equipment , defibrilatorsRespond to Planning Consultations and Planning applications (the Town Council makes comments, but does not approve or refuse applications).

Barlby Library and Community Hub houses the Community run Library, is the venue for Council Meetings, exhibitions and events and is available for Community groups to hire

*River View Play Area has been closed and will be re-developed as part of the Barley Fields housing estate. Any queries about the proposed new Play Area should be directed to David Wilson Homes.

Sycamore Road Playing Field and Toddler site are now maintained by Selby District Council