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Continental Market

Oswestry Town Council are teaming up with Savior Fayre to hold the annual two day food event within the streets of Oswestry. The Continental Market will bring a selection of stalls selling fresh pastries, olives, cheese, meats and crafts etc. They will be visiting the town on the 4th and 5th of September.

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Antiques Market

Oswestry Mayor Councillor Peter Cherrington and Markets and Car Parks Chairman Councillor John Gareth Jones met with the organisers of the Antiques Market held on the Bailey Head on the 21st August.

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“We shop in Oswestry”

The above was a message that was emailed into the office over the weekend. It follows many comments that have been received about how welcoming Oswestry looks for its locals and our visitors this summer.

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Thank You John Gareth

That was the message from Kay Marsland and Michael Parry of Designs in Mind based in Oswestry when Councillor John Gareth Jones presented the group with a cheque for £1,600 as a result of his fund raising during his year of Office as Mayor.

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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.

19 August RT @lanyonbowdler: Hanging baskets at our Oswestry office look lovely thanks @OswestryTC
19 August RT @lanyonbowdler: Cae Glas Park in Oswestry looked beautiful this morning thanks @OswestryTC
19 August RT @advertizer: Don't forget the Antiques Fair taking place at Oswestry Market on Friday (Aug 21) hosted by @OswestryTC in conjunction with…

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Meet the Town Mayor

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