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Bonfire and Fireworks Presentation

Bonfire and Fireworks Presentation

The presentation has taken place of cheques to local good causes after the annual bonfire and fireworks evening 2013. The event that was held in dreadful weather conditions was supposed to celebrate 25 years of the display and for the first time a loss was made.

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Smithfield Scheme Underway

Smithfield Scheme Underway

Work is advancing well on the Smithfield development. Pictured is Chairman of Oswestry Livestock Market Roy Jones looking out on ground works carried out to date.

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Oswestry – a Fantastic Place to be

Oswestry – a Fantastic Place to be

That is the message from the Mayor Councillor Chris Schofield speaking at the Council’s Annual Civic Dinner. Pictured is the Mayor and Mayoress – Mrs Val Schofield with the guest speaker the Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP and Secretary of State at DEFRA and Mrs Honourable Rose Paterson.

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A Tribute to Betty

A Tribute to Betty

The Town Council Civic Dinner witnessed a surprise presentation to one of our towns stalwarts and long serving member in the life of the Council. Pictured with Miss Betty Gull is the Mayor Councillor Chris Schofield.

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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.

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16 April Lovely evening at Oswestry Fire Station with cheques to various local groups from the 2013 bonfire. Well done Treble Niners on 25 years

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Meet the Town Mayor

The Town Mayor this year is Councillor Chris Schofield and the Mayoress is Mrs Val Schofield. The Deputy Mayor is Councillor J. Gareth Jones, pictured above. The Mayor and Mayoress will be delighted to attend any events being held in the town to meet local residents and explain about the work of the Council.