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Antique Fair

Oswestry Town Council and Amulet Fairs are holding a town wide antiques market on the 22nd August. There will be over 30 stalls selling a huge collection of antiques and collectables. This is always a popular event which is well worth a visit.

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Severn Hospice Charity Day

Severn Hospice Charity Day

Oswestry Market and the Severn Hospice held a Charity Fund Day on the Bailey Head on Friday the 15th August. There was a teddy bears picnic, rides, raffles and stalls and overall raised over £350 for this great charity

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Oswestry & Beyond

11th – 14th September 2014 Celebrating 20 years of Heritage Open Days with FREE access, except where stated, to places in and around Oswestry that are usually closed to the public or charge admission.

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Draft Corporate Plan

Council Draft Corporate Plan

Please find below a link to our draft Corporate Plan that the Council has been working on for the past few months. The document contains our draft vision, aims and objectives and series of priorities and actions. We would very much like feedback and comment.

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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.

11 August Sad day with the farewell to Peter Vidal. A man who did much for the community with his many talents and his infectious personality.
08 August News today from West Mercia that Oswestry Police Station front counter will close from 1 Sept along with others in the county.
07 August Great to meet John Disley in Oswestry today. Founder of the London Marathon and a pupil at Gobowen Primary and Oswestry Boys High School.

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