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Town Council on national shortlist

We are delighted to be informed that Oswestry Town Council is now down to the final three Councils in the NALC (National Association of Local Councils) Star Council Awards for 2015.

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Top Award for Town Council

Oswestry Town Council received a special surprise award at the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) Conference this week.

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Oswestry In Bloom Awards 2015

On Saturday the 19th September 2015 presentations were held at the Christchurch 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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Orchard Project Top Award

Oswestry received a surprise, and top award, at the Heart of England in Bloom 2015 gala awards event at Rugby. In addition to a Gold Award for the town, the prestigious Chairman’s Award was presented to Andrew Tullo representing the Cambrian Heritage Railway Orchard Project.

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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.

10 October Looking forward to helping Wellington Town Council next week in discussing their Corporate Plan.
07 October Sad to see the hanging baskets and planters coming down after such a fantastic season. Thanks to our team who have watered daily from 5am
02 October RT @lanyonbowdler: We've received a certificate in recognition of our beautiful hanging baskets! Thanks @OswestryTC

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 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