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Italian Market

The Mayor welcomed London based firm Italia In Piazza who brought their Italian Market to Oswestry on the 25th Saturday. Although they were only a small operator they had some quality food stalls which located themselves perfectly down Cross Street adding a little continental colour to our streets.

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Margaret Thrower Judges Oswestry in Bloom

Margaret Thrower was in Oswestry judging the Oswestry in Bloom competition. Over the two days Miss Thrower judged residential gardens, town and industrial businesses, public houses and community premises. The results from her judging will be announced at the presentation awards to be held on the 19th September 2015.

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Heart of England in Bloom judges in Oswestry

Roger Bache and Mark Wiltshire – Heart of England in Bloom Judges visited Oswestry on Wednesday 15th July, 2015 and were given a three hour tour of the town taking in the Community Orchard in Gobowen Road, the children’s garden at St. Oswald’s & Our Lady Roman Catholic Primary School and the CCTV control room.

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Mayor presents cheque to National Eisteddfod

Oswestry Mayor, Councillor Peter Cherrington, presented the cheque of £1000 to Beryl Vaughan last Saturday in support of the National Eisteddfod who are holding their huge event in Meifod between the 1st and 8th August. Beryl is the Chair of the 2015 National Eisteddfod for Montgomeryshire and the Marches and she informed the Council that she welcomed our support and believes Oswestry is the first English town to ever support the event.

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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.

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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

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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