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New Garden of Remembrance

We are holding a drop in session on Monday 27th of February in the Cemetery Office between 10 am and 12 noon to allow visitors to the cemetery and residents an opportunity to view the initial plans and drawings for the new Garden of Remembrance.

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Police & Crime Commissioner

Good to welcome the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner John Campion to Oswestry to talk about his role and the strategic Police plan.

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Healthwatch Shropshire

Healthwatch Shropshire, the independent consumer champion for Health & Social care in Shropshire, will be holding a public drop-in from 1-2pm on Tuesday 14th February at Walford Davies Suite, Oswestry Guildhall, SY11 1PZ followed by a Board meeting in public from 2pm.

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Celebrating Partnership

The Town Council was formally awarded its NALC Star Council of the Year accolade by the NALC Chairman, Councillor Sue Baxter pictured with the Mayor, Councillor Paul Milner and the Rt Hon Owen Paterson.

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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.

18 February Bustling in #Oswestry this morning, Shropshire Produce & Saturday Market, you can smell Su Casa street food from Church St
17 February Thank you for all your retweets this week @SueAustin_Star #Oswestry
17 February Shropshire Produce Market in #Oswestry tomorrow from 9, Bailey St & Saturday Mkt on Bailey Head, including street food from Su Casa

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