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Oswestry Annual Bonfire and Fireworks

Arrangements are now being finalised for the largest firework display in the Oswestry area as the Town Council and Treble Niners come together for the 26th consecutive annual bonfire and fireworks evening.

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Thank you to our CCTV Volunteers

As CCTV was launched this week in Oswestry, the Mayor Councillor John Gareth Jones took the opportunity to thank the many volunteers past and present that monitor the cameras on a voluntary basis.

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Oswestry CCTV Launch

Oswestry has seen the re-launch ceremony of its CCTV system following a successful £68,000 funding bid by the Town Council granted over 3 years by the Police and Crime Commissioner

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Oswestry Farmers’ Market celebrates its 15th birthday

Oswestry Farmers’ Market celebrates its 15th birthday on the 31st October. If you like your food local and of the highest quality, Oswestry Farmers’ Market has a wide variety of local producers making homemade pastries and pies, jams and cakes and a variety of fresh meat on offer, plus much more.

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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.

28 October Good luck tonight to Shrewsbury Town in the Capital One Cup against Shrewsbury. Many fans travelling down the A5 from Oswestry.
28 October A reminder- Bonfire and Fireworks event on Sat 1 Nov at 7pm. Children free
28 October Meeting today with Chamber and Tourism groups looking at coordinating and promoting Oswestry Christmas events.

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