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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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A Decade of Blooming Gold

Yes, Oswestry has completed a decade of receiving gold in the Heart of England in Bloom competitions. Award number 10 came at Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury today when over 200 delegates from towns and communities from across the area came together to hear the results of the 2014 competitions.

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Cae Glas Park

Oswestry – a good place to be

That is the message from surveys undertaken by the Daily Telegraph and Public Health England. In a survey to assess where in Britain the life expectancy is the highest then Oswestry was ranked number 20 across all the towns and cities in Britain. The average age expectancy for Oswestry is 77.5 years.

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Oswestry & Beyond

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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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 September Gold in Heart of England in Bloom. Well done Betty Gull, her Committee, OTC, SC and our businesses and residents. Tenth successive year.
11 September Heart of England Bloom judging today. Will it be out 10th consecutive gold award? Regardless Oswestry has looked fantastic this summer.
10 September Congrats to our Orthopaedic Trust. Judged excellent in Public Health study and top NHS Trust in country for satisfaction.

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