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Oswestry in Bloom

Margaret Thrower Judges Oswestry in Bloom

Margaret Thrower was in Oswestry last Wednesday and Friday judging the Oswestry in Bloom competition. On her tour of Oswestry she visited Cae Glas Park which she was particularly impressed with.

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Improving Oswestry

Improving Oswestry

Ben Hamilton-Baillie, one of the pioneers of the concept of Shared Space visited Oswestry last week to meet with local groups and individuals. The discussion was all round how do we improve Oswestry from an environmental perspective to then allow economic, cultural and social life to flourish. The Group have indicated that they would like to work further with Ben and a brief is being drafted for further discussions. No decisions have been made  ...

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A Blooming Good Day

Heart of England in Bloom judging is over for 2014. Roger Bache, Heart of England in Bloom judge, pictured with the staff of our contractor P&W Maintenance in Cae Glas Park, spent the morning and lunchtime period in Oswestry enjoying driving and walking tours of the town and meeting many groups and individuals.

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Oswestry Food & Drink Festival 2014

Oswestry Town Council has had the pleasure of working with the Oswestry Food Festival since its conception and has seen the event grow from strength to strength of the years, becoming one of the best in Shropshire.

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Oswestry 2020 Plan

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, the Steering Group and Councillor Martin Bennett for his chairmanship and leadership over the last 12 months.

19 July RT @Osparkevents: "@bestofoswestry: @OswestryTC the town looks really lovely." Yep !
19 July RT @robmperry84: @OswestryTC the park looks beautifull park keepers doing a brilliant job #oswestry
18 July Good to see Owen Paterson at Town Centre Transport event this afternoon. A very warm welcome.

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 John Gareth Jones. John Gareth is a longstanding town councillor with a passion for all things Oswestry. The Mayoress is Mrs Tegwen Jones. 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