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Oswestry In Bloom Presentation 2014

Oswestry In Bloom Awards 2014

On Saturday the 20th September 2014 presentations were held at the Guildhall for the Oswestry in Bloom Competition which was again judged by Margaret Thrower, daughter of Percy Thrower. This is always a difficult task with and the number of strong candidates in all of the categories’.

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Oswestry Town Centre Floral Decoration Shield

Congratulations go to Mr and Mrs Jordan, owners of the Golden Lion pub Oswestry, who won first prize for the Oswestry Town Centre Floral Decoration Shield awarded by the Town Council Mayor Councillor John Gareth Jones.

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Apple Day returns with a twist

Oswestry apple day 2014 will be bigger and better say organisers as they urge more local growers to get involved.

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Heritage Market

Heritage Market

Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to places that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. Over four days in September, buildings of every age, style and function throw open their doors up and down the country.

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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.

24 September Nabma conference underway in London involving a team from our office. Huge pressure but good to put Oswestry on the map.
18 September Gearing up for Nabma conference next week that we organise as part of our national contract. 300 delegates to welcome to London. Frightening
18 September Oswestry 2020 tonight. Looking at our community plan and taking it to the next stage. Thanks to our volunteers

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