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Oswestry Youth Music Festival

Please note that the closing date for entries for the Youth Music Festival is Friday 20th January 2017.

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Helping Doddy?

With the New Year’s Honours published and a knighthood for this famous son of Liverpool, it seems locals have been delving in to scrapbooks. Surely the Town Council didn’t play a long distant part in contributing to this award??

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Oswestry In Lights

Oswestry In Bloom Members have been touring the town looking for the best decorated house this Christmas.

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Mayor's Christmas Message

As someone born and bred in Oswestry I have been so proud to be Mayor of my home town this year.

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Town Council Corporate Plan 2014 - 2017

Please click below to view a copy of our Corporate Plan.

Corporate Plan 2014-2017

The document contains our vision, aims and objectives and series of priorities and actions for the current period of this Council. The Plan was widely consulted upon and is constantly under review.

Oswestry was selected by Government to be a pathfinder for neighbourhood planning as part its Localism legislation.

Working with the local community ,through groups and individuals ,we are one of the first town councils in England to complete a neighbourhood plan.

Support was engaged through professional planning and consultation consultants and the process and resulting action plan was produced over a 12 month period.

The plan gives a strong community mandate to the town council and Shropshire Council.

Our thanks are offered to all those who took part in the process.

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Your Council

Your Council is responsible for a wide range of services which effect the daily lives of people who live and work in Oswestry. If you are not sure what your council does, then why not take a look to find out.

Who is your Councillor

With 18 Councillors covering the Seven Wards of Oswestry it's easy to not know who your councillor is or which ward you live in, our interactive map will help you to find out.

Meet the Town Mayor

The Town Mayor is Councillor Paul Milner. The Mayoress is Mandy Whittaker. The Mayor and Mayoress are keen to meet as many people as possible during their year in Office. If you would like to extend an invitation to them for any event you have then please email