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Shropdoc Contract Extension

The Town Council is please at the news announced today that Shropdoc will continue to run Shropshire’s out-of-hours GP service for at least two years following a vote by health chiefs.

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LGA recognises Oswestry Success

The Town Council was invited to the All Party Parliamentary Local Democracy Group at the House of Commons this week when the various winners in the NALC Star Council Awards 2015 were invited to share and celebrate their successes with Ministers and Peers.

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Oswestry at All Party Group

The Town Council was recognised at the All Party Parliamentary Local Democracy reception this week at the House of Commons.

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New Facilities for Cemetery

The Town Council is pleased to announce that our new build at Oswestry Cemetery will be handed over next week to the Council by the contractor. New public toilets are included with an office for representatives of the burial services and also new staff changing and storage accommodation.

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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.

11 February After very strong representations from Town Council and others great to now hear that Shropdoc contract is to be extended. #oswestry
10 February RT @FronMVC: #WrexhamHour we've a concert 7:30pm Feb 27 Holy Trinity Church. Tic £10 available from @BritishIronwork @OswestryTC and online…
09 February Recognition from Andrea Jenkyns Chair of All Party Local Democracy Parliamentary Group for our Star Council success

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

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Meet the Town Mayor

The Town Mayor is Councillor Peter Cherrington. The Mayoress is Mrs Wendy Cherrington 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